Famous Friendship Quotes

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No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are throughout persuaded of each other's worth.

Robert Southey

No love, no friendship Can cross the path of our destiny Without leaving some mark on it forever.

Francois Mauriac

Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.

Honore' de Balzac

Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.

Epicurus

Of all things which wisdom provides to make life entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.

Epicurus

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

One of the surest evidences of friendship that one individual can display to another is telling him gently of a fault. If any other can excel it, it is listening to such a disclosure with gratitude, and amending the error.

Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton

Only solitary men know the full joys of friendship. Others have their family --but to a solitary and an exile his friends are everything.

Willa Cather

Opposition is true friendship.

William Blake

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

Thomas Jefferson

Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations entangling alliances with none.

Thomas Jefferson

Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.

Thomas Jefferson

Real friendship is shown in times of trouble prosperity is full of friends.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

She discovered with great delight that one does not love one's children just because they are one's children but because of the friendship formed while raising them.

Gabriel García Márquez

Show me a genuine case of platonic friendship, and I shall show you two old or homely faces.

Austin O'Malley

Some of the most rewarding and beautiful moments of a friendship happen in the unforeseen open spaces between planned activities. It is important that you allow these spaces to exist.

Christine Leefeldt

Some people think only intellect counts knowing how to solve problems, knowing how to get by, knowing how to identify an advantage and seize it. But the functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion and empathy.

Dean Koontz

Some people think only intellect counts: knowing how to solve problems, knowing how to get by, knowing how to identify an advantage and seize it. But the functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion and empathy.

Dean Koontz

Sympathy constitutes friendship but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

That friendship will not continue to the end which is begun for an end.

Francis Quarles

The best things in life are never rationed. Friendship, loyalty, love do not require coupons.

George T. Hewitt

The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.

William Blake

The bonds that unite another person to ourselves exist only in our mind. Memory as it grows fainter relaxes them, and notwithstanding the illusion by which we would fain be cheated and with which, out of love, friendship, politeness, deference, duty, we cheat other people, we exist alone. Man is the creature that cannot emerge from himself, that knows his fellows only in himself when he asserts the contrary, he is lying.

Marcel Proust

The finest kind of friendship is between people who expect a great deal of each other but never ask it.

Sylvia Bremer

The friendship of the bad is like the shade of some precipitous bank with crumbling sides, which, falling, buries him who is beneath.

Bharavi

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