Friendship Quotes

The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it. - Hubert H. Humphrey

Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness. - Euripides

Share your smile with the world. It's a symbol of friendship and peace. - Christie Brinkley

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light. - Helen Keller

There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship. - Thomas Aquinas

My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me. - Henry Ford

Friends are the siblings God never gave us. - Mencius

A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself. - Jim Morrison

Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends. - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love. - Hubert H. Humphrey

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. - Walter Winchell

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. - Khalil Gibran

Things are never quite as scary when you've got a best friend. - Bill Watterson

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

Friends... they cherish one another's hopes. They are kind to one another's dreams. - Henry David Thoreau

Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer. - Jean de La Fontaine

A friend is what the heart needs all the time. - Henry Van Dyke

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

Friends and good manners will carry you where money won't go. - Margaret Walker

A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world. - Leo Buscaglia

One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives. - Euripides

A true friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be anywhere else. - Len Wein

Friends are the best to turn to when you're having a rough day. - Justin Bieber

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Friends are born, not made. - Henry Adams

There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven't yet met. - William Butler Yeats

True friends stab you in the front. - Oscar Wilde

The language of friendship is not words but meanings. - Henry David Thoreau

Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life. - Jean de La Fontaine

My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake. - Aristotle

Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends? - Abraham Lincoln

I have learned that to be with those I like is enough. - Walt Whitman

Of all possessions a friend is the most precious. - Herodotus

A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down. - Arnold H. Glasow

If you have one true friend you have more than your share. - Thomas Fuller

A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship. - John D. Rockefeller

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

The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend. - Henry David Thoreau

A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth. - Charles Darwin

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

It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter. - Marlene Dietrich

A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same. - Elbert Hubbard

Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The only way to have a friend is to be one. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Love is a friendship set to music. - Joseph Campbell

Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit. - Aristotle

As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend. - King Solomon

Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant. - Socrates

Love is friendship set on fire. - Jeremy Taylor

Friendship is one mind in two bodies. - Mencius

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

A friend is a gift you give yourself. - Robert Louis Stevenson

True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance. - Henry David Thoreau

Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway. - Elbert Hubbard

But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold. - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce. - Voltaire

It takes a long time to grow an old friend. - John Leonard

Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends. - Virginia Woolf

It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them. - Confucius

True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks. - St. Jerome

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

Friendship is essentially a partnership. - Aristotle

There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child. - Henry Ward Beecher

The world is round so that friendship may encircle it. - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

A quarrel between friends, when made up, adds a new tie to friendship. - Saint Francis de Sales

Opposition is true friendship. - William Blake

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

The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship. - William Blake

No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow. - Alice Walker

Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or to keep one. - Robert E. Lee

A friend to all is a friend to none. - Aristotle

Life has no blessing like a prudent friend. - Euripides

A friend is, as it were, a second self. - Marcus Tullius Cicero

My friends are my estate. - Emily Dickinson

Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship. - Lord Byron

Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil. - Baltasar Gracian

Friendship is a sheltering tree. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit. - Khalil Gibran

He who hath many friends hath none. - Aristotle

Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself. - Confucius

A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature. - Nathaniel Hawthorne

An excellent man; he has no enemies; and none of his friends like him. - Oscar Wilde

The friendship that can cease has never been real. - St. Jerome

Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them. - Francesco Guicciardini

Love and friendship exclude each other. - Jean de la Bruyere

A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends. - Oscar Wilde

Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty. - Marcus Tullius Cicero

What I cannot love, I overlook. Is that real friendship? - Anais Nin

The best time to make friends is before you need them. - Ethel Barrymore

Love demands infinitely less than friendship. - George Jean Nathan

Your friend is your needs answered. - Khalil Gibran

Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings. - Jean de la Bruyere

Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend. - Plautus

Eros will have naked bodies; Friendship naked personalities. - C. S. Lewis

Friendship always benefits; love sometimes injures. - Seneca

A friendship that like love is warm; A love like friendship, steady. - Thomas Moore

Friendship is Love without his wings! - Lord Byron

Friendship has always belonged to the core of my spiritual journey. - Henri Nouwen

A friend in power is a friend lost. - Henry Adams

Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long. - Robert Staughton Lynd

Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing. - Benjamin Franklin

Friendship, of itself a holy tie, is made more sacred by adversity. - Charles Caleb Colton

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

Instead of loving your enemies - treat your friends a little better. - E. W. Howe