Famous Friendship Quotes

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Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others

William Hazlitt

Every deed and every relationship is surrounded by an atmosphere of silence. Friendship needs no words -- it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness.

Dag Hammarskjöld

False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.

Richard Burton

Flattery looks like friendship, just like a wolf looks like a dog.

Author Unknown

For believe me, in this world which is ever slipping from under our feet, it is the prerogative of friendship to grow old with one's friends.

Arthur S. Hardy

For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.

Saint Teresa of Avila

Friends need not agree in everything or go always together, or have no comparable other friendships of the same intimacy. On the contrary, in friendship union is more about ideal things and in that sense it is more ideal and less subject to trouble than marriage is.

George Santayana

Friends need not agree in everything or go always together, or have no comparable other friendships of the same intimacy. On the contrary, in friendship union is more about ideal things: and in that sense it is more ideal and less subject to trouble than marriage is.

George Santayana

Friends who are truly acceptable to our hearts are fully respectable right from the day the friendship starts.

Anuj Somany

Friendship based solely upon gratitude is like a photograph with time it fades.

Carmen Sylva

Friendship can only exist between persons with similar interests and points of view. Man and woman by the conventions of society are born with different interests and different points of view.

August Strindberg

Friendship demands attention.

Sir Thomas More

Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief.

Joseph Addison

Friendship is a horizon-- which expands whenever we approach it.

E. R. Hazlip

Friendship is a living thing that lasts only as long as it is nourished with kindness, empathy and understanding.

Author Unknown

Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.

Eustace Budgell

Friendship is a very taxing and arduous form of leisure activity.

Mortimer Adler

Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with a part of another people are friends in spots.

George Santayana

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility never an opportunity.

Kahlil Gibran

Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones.

Montesquieu

Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another What You, too Thought I was the only one.

Clive Staples Lewis

Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought I was the only one.

C. S. Lewis

Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.

Jane Austen

Friendship is constant in all other things
Save in the office and affairs of love:
Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues;
Let every eye negotiate for itself
And trust no agent.

William Shakespeare, "Much Ado about Nothing", Act 2 scene 1

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