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Best Quotes about Friendship

Please enjoy these "best" friendship quotes about the value of having good friends in your life.

Distance cannot matter - ours is a friendship of the heart.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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It is far better to be alone,
than to be in bad company.
- George Washington PHOTO

Our relationships live in the space between us which is sacred.
- Martin Buber

Love demands infinitely less than friendship.
- George Jean Nathan


 

Love is a friendship set to music.
- Joseph Campbell

Give Honest and Sincere Appreciation.
- Dale Carnegie PHOTO

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard PHOTO

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None of us got where we are solely by
pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps.
- Thurgood Marshall

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer PHOTO

I never considered a difference of opinion
in politics, in religion, in philosophy,
as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
- Thomas Jefferson PHOTO

It is the friends you can call up at 4 A.M. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich PHOTO

The feeling of friendship is like that
of being comfortably filled with roast beef;
love, like being enlivened with champagne.
- Samuel Johnson

Best Friends: we're a parade - even by ourselves!
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

From wine what sudden friendship springs.
- John Gay

Well, it seems to me that the best relationships -
the ones that last -
are frequently the ones that are rooted in friendship.
You know, one day you look at the person
and you see something more than you did the night before.
Like a switch has been flicked somewhere.
And the person who was just a friend is...
suddenly the only person you can ever imagine yourself with.
- Dana Scully

I have lost my seven best friends,
which is to say that God has had mercy on me
seven times without realizing it.
He lent a friendship, took it from me, and sent me another.
- Jean Cocteau

Everyone should have at least two friends -
one to talk to and one to talk about.
- Anonymous

Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious
as to have friends at a distance;
they make the latitudes and the longitudes.
- Henry David Thoreau

Nothing is more cheerful than talking
about our friends' shortcomings.
- Mason Cooley

Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
- Mencius

Contrary to general belief,
I do not believe that friends are necessarily
the people you like best,
they are merely the people who got there first.
- Peter Ustinov

There's a big difference between a handout and a helping hand.
One's charity, the other's friendship.
- Little Joe' Cartwright in Bonanza - Rain from Heaven

Friendship is all about Mutuality,
neither Individuality nor Singularity.
- Aparna Chatterjee

A true friend is one who
overlooks your failures
and tolerates your success.
- Doug Larson

However rare true love may be,
it is less so than true friendship.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

There are not many things in life
so beautiful as true friendship,
and not many things more uncommon.
- Anonymous

I choose my friends for their good looks,
my acquaintances for their good characters,
and my enemies for their intellects.
A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
- Oscar Wilde

If a friendship isn't comfortable, it's not a friendship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No man is truly married until he understands
every word his wife is NOT saying.
- Anonymous

My father and he had one of those English friendships
which begins by avoiding the intimacies
and eventually eliminates speech altogether.
- Jorge Luis Borges

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense,
and have her nonsense respected.
- Charles Lamb

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
- Samuel Butler

A man's friendships are, like his will,
invalidated by marriage -
but they are also no less invalidated
by the marriage of his friends.
- Samuel Butler

Friendship is the only thing in the world
concerning the usefulness of which all mankind are agreed.
- Cicero

A dream you dream alone is only a dream.
A dream you dream together becomes reality.
- John Lennon

True friendship is a plant of slow growth,
and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity
before it is entitled to the appellation.
- George Washington

Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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

A friendship will be young after the lapse of half a century;
a passion is old at the end of three months.
- Madame Swetchine

Above all else, my inspiration is friendship.
- Bono

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

Friendship based solely upon gratitude
is like a photograph; with time it fades.
- Carmen Sylva

Fame is the scentless sunflower, with gaudy crown of gold;
But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Do not use a hatchet to remove
a fly from your friend's forehead.
- Chinese Proverb

Nothing echoes like an empty mailbox.
- Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

If you live to be a hundred,
I want to live to be a hundred minus one day,
so I never have to live without you.
- Winnie the Pooh

The worst part of success is to try to find
someone who is happy for you.
- Bette Midler

Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
- Aristotle

Business, you know, may bring money,
but friendship hardly ever does.
- Jane Austen

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

A friend will tell you she saw your old boyfriend -
and he's a priest.
- Erma Bombeck

Friendship that flows from the heart
cannot be frozen by adversity,
as the water that flows from the spring
cannot congeal in winter.
- James Fenimore Cooper

I have lost friends, some by death ...
others by sheer inability to cross the street.
- Virginia Woolf

We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone.
Only through our love and friendship can we
create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
- Orson Welles

"Appeasement" is the policy of feeding your friends to a crocodile,
one at a time, in hopes that the crocodile will eat you last.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

True friendship is like sound health;
the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
- Charles Caleb Colton

True friendship is never serene.
- Marquise de Sevigne

Thy friendship oft has made my heart to ache;
do be my enemy - for friendship's sake.
- William Blake

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

A benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself,
to keep his friends in countenance.
- Benjamin Franklin

A true friend stabs you in the front.
- Oscar Wilde

A loyal friend laughs at your jokes
when they're not so good,
and sympathizes with your problems
when they're not so bad.
- Arnold H. Glasgow

Friendship without self-interest
is one of the rare and beautiful things in life.
- James Francis Byrnes

We can never replace a friend.
When a man is fortunate enough to have several,
he finds they are all different.
No one has a double in friendship.
- Johann Schiller

A friendship that can end never really began.
- Publilius Syrus

A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
- Erma Bombeck

Friendship is certainly the finest balm
for the pangs of disappointed love.
- Jane Austen

Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used.
- Elbert Hubbard

Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never.
- Charles Caleb Colton

One good reason to only maintain a small circle of friends
is that three out of four murders
are committed by people who know the


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