Friendship Quotes

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

True friendship consists not in the multitude of friends, but in their worth and value.

Ben Jonson

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

He deserves Paradise who makes his companions laugh.


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

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

Jane Austen

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

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Updated On : March 17, 2014
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