Famous Friendship Quotes

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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 gift forever; cherish everyday, forget it never.

Debasish Mridha, M.D.

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


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 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.

George Santayana

Friendship is essentially a partnership.


Friendship is like a tree; it needs care in early days when it's a small plant and when it grows to a size of a tree, it is there for you for a lifetime. Sadly, many plants face an unnatural, abrupt, and painful death.

Pradeep T

Friendship is love with understanding.

Ancient Proverb

Friendship is neither a formality nor a mode it is rather a life.

David Grayson

Friendship is not necessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.

Clive Staples Lewis

Friendship is not possible between two women, one of whom is very well dressed.

Laurie Colwin

Friendship is one of the sweetest joys of life. Many might have failed beneath the bitterness of their trial had they not found a friend.

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.

Thomas Jefferson

Friendship is the allay of our sorrows, the ease of our passions, the discharge of our oppressions, the sanctuary to our calamities, the counselor of our doubts, the clarity of our minds.

Jeremy Taylor

Friendship is the golden thread that ties the hearts of all hearts of all the world.

John Evelyn

Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you haven't really learned anything.

Mohammad Ali, Newspaper, Daily Herald

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