Famous Friendship Quotes

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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

If we judge of love by its usual effects, it resembles hatred more than friendship.

La Rochefoucauld

If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own.

Charlotte Bronte

It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.

Mignon McLaughlin

It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship.

Henry Ward Beecher

It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means.

Charles Kingsley

It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanisms of friendship.

Colette

It isn't kind to cultivate a friendship just so one will have an audience.

Lawana Blackwell

It may be a cold, clammy thing to say, but those that treat friendship the same as any other selfishness seem to get the most out of it.

Edgar Watson Howe

L'amour vient de l'aveuglement, l'amitie de la connaissance. (Love comes from blindness, friendship from knowledge.)

Comte DeBussy-Rabutin

Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.

Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire

Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship; and it is by far the best ending for one.

Oscar Wilde

Life is nothing without friendship.

Cicero

Love demands infinitely less than friendship.

Ethel Watts Mumford

Love is an alliance of friendship and animalism; if the former predominates it is passion exalted and refined; if the latter, gross and sensual.

C. C. Colton

Love is blind friendship closes its eyes.

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Love is friendship caught on fire.

Unknown

Love is friendship set on fire.

Jeremy Taylor

Love is like the wild rose-briar; Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly?

Emily Brontë

Love will enter cloaked in friendship's name.

Ovid

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