Friendship quotes

Friendship Quotes

A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.
Elbert Hubbard

A friend to all is a friend to none.
Aristotle

A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often – just to save it from drying out completely.
Pam Brown

A hug is like a boomerang – you get it back right away.
Bil Keane

A man’s growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.
Leo Buscaglia

A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.
Arnold H. Glasow

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
Buddha

Be courteous to all, but intimate with

few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
George Washington

But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.
Thomas Jefferson

But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
Albert Camus

Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.
Shirley MacLaine

Friends and good manners will carry you where money won’t go.
Margaret Walker

Friendship and money: oil and water.
Mario Puzo

Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Aristotle

Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
Mencius

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

Friendship needs no words – it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness.
Dag Hammarskjold

Friendship… is not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.
Muhammad Ali

I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.
Katherine Mansfield

I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.
Plutarch

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

I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar.
Robert Brault

If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give.
George MacDonald

If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends – you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.
Alice Duer Miller

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

It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.
Mignon McLaughlin

It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.
Epicurus



Friendship quotes