Friendship Quotes

Friendship Quotes

Friendship Quotes: A unique collection of Quotes About Friendship.

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Friendship is not about who you've known the longest. It's about who walked into your life, said "I'm here for you" and proved it.


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


The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart. -Elizabeth Foley


I'm glad friendship doesn't come with price tags. For if it does, I'd never afford someone as great as you.


Friendship means understanding, not agreement. It means forgiveness, not forgetting. It means the memories last, even if contact is lost.


Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together. -Woodrow T. Wilson


A true friend is the person who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.


The glory of friendship is not in the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is in 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


A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words. -Bernard Meltzer


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


Friends are those rare people who ask how you are and then wait to hear the answer.


Can miles truly separate you from friends... If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there? -Richard Bach


Never explain yourself. Your friends don’t need it and your enemies won’t believe it.


Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival. -C.S. Lewis


Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is. -Jim Morrison


What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies. -Aristotle


Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born. -Anaïs Nin


Time doesn't take away from friendship, nor does separation. -Tennessee Williams


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


A good friend is a connection to life - a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world. -Lois Wyse


A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be. -Douglas Pagels


Good friends are like stars…. You don’t always see them, but you know they are always there.


What draws people to be friends is that they see the same truth. They share it. -C.S. Lewis


Being soaked alone is cold. Being soaked with your best friend is an adventure. -Emily Wing Smith


Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief. -Cicero


Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow; Don't walk behind me, I may not lead; Walk beside me, and just be my friend. -Albert Camus


Treat your friends as you do your pictures, and place them in their best light. -Jennie Jerome Churchill


When it comes to books and friends, it is best to have only a few but all good ones. -Guillaume Musso


Anyone can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend's success. -Oscar Wilde


In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. -Albert Schweitzer


Lots of your friends want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down. -Oprah Winfrey


Friendship is a living thing that lasts only as long as it is nourished with kindness, empathy and understanding.


If you go out looking for friends, you're going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere. -Zig Ziglar


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


The best mirror in the world is an old friend.


You can always tell a real friend; when you've made a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job. -Laurence J. Peter


The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart. -Elizabeth Foley


It can never be bought or borrowed or sold A gift to be cherished, True friendship is a treasure beyond compare.


A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere.  Before him I may think aloud.  I am arrived at last in the presence of a man so real and equal, that I may drop even those undermost garments of dissimulation, courtesy, and second thought, which men never put off, and may deal with him with the simplicity and wholeness with which one chemical atom meets another.  -Ralph Waldo Emerson


How often we find ourselves turning our backs on our actual friends, that we might go and meet their ideal cousins.-Henry David Thoreau


False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade. -Christian Nevell Bovee


Keep a fair-sized cemetery in your back yard, in which to bury the faults of your friends. -Henry Ward Beecher


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


Friendship with oneself is all-important because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world. -Eleanor Roosevelt


Friendship is like a bank account. You can't continue to draw on it without making deposits.


Friendship isn't a big thing - it's a million little things.


A true friend is one who thinks you are a good egg even if you are half cracked.


Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn't seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces. -Anne Morrow Lindbergh


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


True friends are very difficult to find, hard to leave, and impossible to forget.



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