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Friendship Quotes

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No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.
- Anonymous (often attributed to Abraham Lincoln)

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Love me when I least deserve it,
because that's when I really need it.
- Swedish Proverb

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

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

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Thank You,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

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

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

 

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

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

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

A little Consideration, a little Thought for Others, makes all the difference.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Don't let a little dispute injure a great relationship.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

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

Our relationships - love and friendship -
are at the core of the meaning of our lives.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you talk to a man in a language he understands,
that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language,
that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela

Give Honest and Sincere Appreciation.
- Dale Carnegie

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny
without leaving some mark on it forever.
- Francois Muriac

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
- George Bernard Shaw

Above all else, my inspiration is friendship.
- Bono

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

Friendship often leads to love,
but lust seldom leads to friendship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

Friendship is a thing most necessary to life,
since without friends no one would choose to live,
though possessed of all other advantages.
- Aristotle

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

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

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

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

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

Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
- Mencius

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

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

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

True friendship is a plant of slow growth.
- George Washington

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

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

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

Friendship is not possible between two women
one of whom is very well dressed.
- Laurie Colwin

In true friendship, one can express
anything and everything without feeling ashamed
or afraid of being rejected.
- Aparna Chatterjee

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

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

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

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The language of Friendship is not words, but meanings.
It is an intelligence above language.
- Henry David Thoreau

A true friendship always feels safe and comfortable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

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

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

Friendship is Love without his wings.
- Lord Byron

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

Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons
to promote the good and happiness of one another.
- Eustace Budgell

A part of you has grown in me.
And so you see, it's you and me
together forever and never apart,
maybe in distance, but never in heart.
- Anonymous

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

Gift the love of your life with undistracted,
untelevisioned, unhurried attentiveness.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

It is the first law of friendship
that it has to be cultivated.
The second is to be indulgent
when the first law is neglected.
- Voltaire

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

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

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

The easiest kind of friendship for me
is with ten thousand people.
The hardest is with one.
- Joan Baez

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

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

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

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

Friendship must dare to risk, or it's not friendship.
- Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the TV show Star Trek: The Next Generation

I have friends in overalls
whose friendship I would not swap
for the favor of the kings of the world.
- Thomas A. Edison

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.

If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship,
we must love our friend for their sakes
rather than for our own.
- Charlotte Bronte


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