Famous Friendship Quotes

We've found 224 quotes for Friendship:Sort:PopularA - Z

Friendship is the highest degree of perfection in society.

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.

George Eliot

Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.

Mark Twain

Friendship is the only cement that will hold the world together.


Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.

Thomas Aquinas

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... it has no survival value; rather is one of those things that give value to survival.

C. S. Lewis

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art...It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.

C. S. Lewis

Friendship is...the sort of love one can imagine between angels.

Clive Staples Lewis

Friendship isn't all peaches and cream. Its how much you can take someone's bullshit and insults and not be offended by it.

Shashank Khubchandani

Friendship make prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it.


Friendship multiplies the good in life and divides the evil.

Baltasar Gracian

Friendship often ends in love but love in friendship - never.

Charles Caleb Colton

Friendship often ends in love but love in friendship--never.

Albert Camus

Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.

Robert Lynd

Friendship with oneself is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.

Roosevelt, Eleanor

Friendship without self-interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life.

James F. Byrnes

Friendship, of itself a holy tie, Is made more sacred by adversity.

Charles Caleb Colton

Friendship: Having someone with you doesn't mean it's your friend but having someone that is with you when you are in trouble is a real friend.

Naomi Thomas

Good fellowship and friendship are lasting, rational and manly pleasures.

William Wycherley

He removes the greatest ornament of friendship, who takes away from it respect.


Honest differences of opinion should never be permitted to destroy a friendship.

Chiam Potok, The Chosen

Human beings are born into this little span of life of which the best thing is its friendship and intimacies, and soon their places will know them no more, and yet they leave their friendships and intimacies with no cultivation, to grow as they will by the roadside, expecting them to "keep" by force of inertia.

William James

I am already kindly disposed towards you. My friendship it is not in my power to give: this is a gift which no man can make, it is not in our own power: a sound and healthy friendship is the growth of time and circumstance, it will spring up and thrive like a wildflower when these favour, and when they do not, it is in vain to look for it.

William Wordsworth

I am no cat's friend. I know too much for friendship. Be glad that you will never be burdened with the knowledge that I have. My curse is to live forever, knowing what has been and what has yet to be, powerless to change anything.

Erin Hunter

We need you!

Help build the largest human-edited quotes collection on the web!

The Web's Largest Resource for

Famous Quotes & Sayings

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network