Famous Friendship Quotes

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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

The friendship that can cease has never been real.

Saint Jerome

The glory of friendship is not the outstreched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.

Hubert Humphrey

The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.

Hubert Humphrey

The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.

Joseph Addison

The harmony of the nation is promoted and the whole Union is knit together by the sentiments of mutual respect, the habits of social intercourse, and the ties of personal friendship formed between the representatives of its several parts in the performance of their service at this metropolis.

John Quincy Adams

The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.

Mark Twain

The holy passion of Friendship is so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.

Mark Twain

The ideal friendship is to feel as one while remaining two.

Sophie Swetchine

The language of friendship is not words but meanings.

Henry David Thoreau

The language of friendship is not words, but meanings. It is an intelligence about language.

Henry David Thoreau

The little trouble in the world that is not due to love is due to friendship.

Edgar Watson Howe

The main things which seem to me important on their own account, and not merely as means to other things, are knowledge, art, instinctive happiness, and relations of friendship or affection.

Bertrand Russell

The many faces of intimacy: the Victorians could experience it through correspondence, but not through cohabitation; contemporary men and women can experience it through fornication, but not through friendship.

Thomas Szasz

The real test of friendship is can you literally do nothing with the other person Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple

Eugene Kennedy

The real test of friendship is Can you literally do nothing with the other person Can you enjoy together those moments of life that are utterly simple They are the moments people look back on at the end of life and number as their most sacred experiences.

Eugene Kennedy

The steady discipline of intimate friendship with Jesus results in men becoming like Him.

Harry Emerson Fosdick

The wise man does not permit himself to set up even in his own mind any comparisons of his friends. His friendship is capable of going to extremes with many people, evoked as it is by many qualities.

Charles Dudley Warner

The world is round so that friendship may encircle it.

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

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