Friendship Quotes

A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of a friendship, all the enjoyments of sense and reason, and indeed, all the sweets of life.

Joseph Addison 1672

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.

Ana‘s Nin

The friendship between a man and a woman which does not lead to marriage or desire for marriage may be a life long experience of the greatest value to themselves and to all their circle of acquaintance and of activity; but for this type of friendship both a rare man and a rare woman are needed. Perhaps it should be added that either the man or the woman thus deeply bound in lifelong friendship who seeks marriage must find a still rarer man or woman to wed, to make such a three cornered comradeship a permanent success.

Anna Garlin Spencer

Don't ask of your friends what you yourself can do.

Quintus Ennius

The sharing of joy, whether physical, emotional, psychic, or intellectual, forms a bridge between the sharers which can be the basis for understanding much of what is not shared between them, and lessens the threat of their difference.

Audre Lorde

Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: "What! You, too? Thought I was the only one."

C.S. Lewis

All love that has not friendship for its base, Is like a mansion built upon the sand.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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

Friedrich Nietzsche

He deserves Paradise who makes his companions laugh.

Koran

True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.

Henry David Thoreau

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.

Henry David Thoreau

A true friend is the most precious of all possessions and the one we take the least thought about acquiring

La Rochefoucauld

Make books your companions; let your bookshelves be your gardens; bask in their beauty, gather their fruit, pluck their roses, take their spices and myrrh.

Samuel Ben Judah Ibn Tibbon 1150

"Stay" is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary.

Louisa May Alcott

No man is wise enough by himself.

Titus Maccius Plautus 250BC

So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable; and no man is useless while he has a friend.

Rober Louis Stevenson 1850

Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.

Mark Twain

The light of friendship is like the light of phosphorus, even plainest when all around is dark.

Grace Crowell 1877

I'm a controversial figure. My friends either dislike me or hate me.

Toni Morrison

Friends come and go, but enemies accumulate

Unknown

It's no good trying to keep up old friendships. It's painful for both sides. The fact is, one grows out of people, and the only thing is to face it.

W. -Somerset Maugham

Only solitary men know the full joys of friendship. Others have their family; but to a solitary and an exile his friends are everything.

Warren G. Harding

The bird a nest the spider a web the human friendship.

William Blake

Friendship that insists upon agreement on all matters is notworth the name. Friendship to be real must ever sustain the weight of honest differences, however sharp they be.

Gandhi

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Updated On : March 17, 2014
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