Famous Friendship Quotes

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But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part of life is sunshine.

Thomas Jefferson

But just as delicate fare does not stop you from craving for saveloys, so tried and exquisite friendship does not take away your taste for something new and dubious.

Colette

Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.

Rabindranath Tagore

Do not be content with showing friendship in words alone, let your heart burn with loving kindness for all who may cross your path.

Abdul Baha, Paris Talks, p. 15

Do you know what friendship is... it is to be brother and sister; two souls which touch without mingling, two fingers on one hand.

Victor Hugo, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Chapter 13

Don't flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become. Except in cases of necessity, which are rare, leave your friend to learn unpleasant things from his enemies they are ready enough to tell them.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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 hapiness and reduces misery, by doubting our joys and dividing our grief.

Joseph Addison, (1672-1719)

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

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