Friendship Quotes

The best collection of friendship quotes that you can use.
  • Some come and leave, fulfilling a single purpose; others, for a time or a season to teach us by sharing their experiences; and last, a select few who participate forever with relationships that endure through eternity.
    - Jaren L. Davis
  • He who seeks a friend without fault remains without.
    - Turkish Proverb
  • It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
    - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather is one of those things that give value to survival.
    - C. S. Lewis
  • The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.
    - Aristotle
  • If a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.
    - Edgar Watson Howe
  • It takes a long time to grow an old friend.
    - John Leonard
  • Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives, and remembering what one receives.
    - Dumas The Younger
  • As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend.
    - The Bible (Proverbs 27:17)
  • A friend is, as it were, a second self.
    - Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.
    - Elie Wiesel
  • I'll lean on you and you lean on me and we'll be okay.
    - Dave Matthews Band
  • Friends are relatives you make for yourself.
    - Eustache Deschamps
  • Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
    - Mencius
  • The only way to have a friend is to be one.
    - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • The man who treasures his friends is usually solid gold himself.
    - Marjorie Holmes
  • One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
    - Euripides
  • Friendship doubles our joy and divides our grief.
    - Swedish proverb
  • You cannot be friends upon any other terms than upon the terms of equality.
    - Woodrow Wilson
  • In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures.
    - Kahil Gibran
  • A friend is a present you give yourself.
    - Robert Louis Stevenson
  • By chance we met, by choice we become friend.
    - Millie Huang
  • Friendship, my definition is built on two things. Respect and trust. Both elements have to be there. And it has to be mutual. You can have respect for someone, but if you don't have trust, the friendship will crumble.
    - Stieg Larsson
  • You can gain more friends by being yourself than you can by putting up a front. You can gain more friends by building people up than you can by tearing them down. And you can gain more friends by taking a few minutes from each day to do something kind for someone, whether it be a friend or a complete stranger. What a difference one person can make!
    - Sasha Azevedo
  • Friendship is to be purchased only by friendship. A man may have authority over others, but he can never have their hearts but by giving his own.
    - Thomas Wilson
  • It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.
    - Confucius
  • A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.
    - Robert Hall
  • I think if I've learned anything about friendship, it's to hang in, stay connected, fight for them, and let them fight for you. Don't walk away, don't be distracted, don't be too busy or tired, don't take them for granted. Friends are part of the glue that holds life and faith together. Powerful stuff.
    - Jon Katz
  • A friend is a gift you give yourself.
    - Robert Louis Stevenson
  • I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.
    - Helen Keller
  • Memories last forever, never do they die, friends stick together and never really say goodbye.
    - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • You can make more friends in two months by becoming really interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you.
    - Ann Landers
  • What is a friend? I will tell you. It is a person with whom you dare to be yourself.
    - Frank Crane
  • Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive.
    - Anais Nin
  • The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I have no wealth to bestow on him. If he knows that I am happy in loving him, he will want no other reward. Is not friendship divine in this?
    - Henry David Thoreau
  • Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow.
    Don't walk behind me, I may not lead.
    Just walk beside me and be my friend.
    - Albert Camus
  • Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed. If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. But someone who falls alone is in real trouble.
    - The Bible (Ecclesiastes 4:9-10)
  • The better part of one's life consists of his friendships.
    - Abraham Lincoln
  • Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
    - Benjamin Franklin
  • Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over.
    - Gloria Naylor






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