Friendship Quotes

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

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.

Martin Luther King Jr

It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.

Mohandas K. Gandhi

The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attentionÖ. A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most well-intentioned words.

Rachel Naomi Remen

A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, adapted

We are all travelers in the wilderness of the world, and the best that we can find in our travels is an honest friend.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Friendship is a sheltering tree.

Samuel Coleridge

Always set high value on spontaneous kindness. He whose inclination prompts him to cultivate your friendship of his own accord will love you more than one whom you have been at pains to attach to you.

Samuel Johnson

There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity.

Samuel Johnson

Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment

Seneca

Friendship I've discovered a way to stay friends forever -- There's really nothing to it. I simply tell you what to do And you do it!

Shel Silverstein

7 Habits of Highly Resilient People

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Updated On : March 17, 2014
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