Famous Friendship Quotes

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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

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

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