Famous Friendship Quotes

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

Clive Staples Lewis

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

Cicero

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 throws a greater lustre on prosperity, while it lightens adversity by sharing in its griefs and troubles.

Cicero

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

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

Cicero

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

I do not believe the expenditure of $2.50 for a book entitles the purchaser to the personal friendship of the author.

Evelyn Waugh

I have nothing but contempt for the kind of governor who is afraid, for whatever reason, to follow the course that he knows is best for the State; and as for the man who sets private friendship above the public welfare - I have no use for him either.

Sophocles, Antigone

I understand by this passion the union of desire, friendship, and tenderness, which is inflamed by a single female, which prefers her to the rest of her sex, and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being.

Edward Gibbon

I've learned that true friendship continues to grow, Even over the longest distance. Same goes for true love.

Unknown

If the friendship of the good be interrupted, their minds admit of no long change; as when the stalks of a lotus are broken the filaments within them are more visibly cemented.

The Hitopadesa

If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.

Michel de Montaigne

If warring is human, then why not declare a new kind of war: A waged War of education, love and friendship to win universal human well-being? I propose a brutal conflict against poverty, disease, ignorance, limitations. Imagine the troops, the regimens, the commanders, the soldiers, the discoveries, the heroes, the life! humanity and our planet, victors.

Vanna Bonta

If we are to judge of love by the consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred than friendship.

La Rochefoucauld

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