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Friendship quotes page 5

Of friends, however humble, scorn not one.
William Wordsworth

In the life of a young man the most essential thing for happiness is the gift of friendship.
Sir William Osler

No man is useless while he has a friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Treasure that gadfly, that friend who shows you your faults.
Frank Case

Be a friend to thyself and others will be so too.
Thomas Fuller

Having said, from our respective point of view, the worst thing we can say about each other,
having uttered the ultimate insult, there's no reason we can't be friends.
S. N. Behrman

Promises may get friends, but it is performance that must nurse and keep them.
Owen Feltham

Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones.
Baron de Montesquieu

In politics... shared hatreds are almost always the basis of friendships.
Alexis de Tocqueville

He is a fine friend. He stabs you in the front.
Leonard Louis Levinson

He who is a friend of all humanity is not my friend.

Friendship is the great chain of human society.
James Howell

To have a good enemy, choose a friend: He knows where to strike.
Diane de Poitiers

Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.
Sir James Matthew Barrie

Friendship among women is only a suspension of hostilities.
Antoine de Rivarol

A friend in deeds is a friend indeed.
Ethel Watts Mumford

Talking with a friend is nothing else but thinking aloud.
Joseph Addison

The golden rule of friendship is to listen to others as you would have them listen to you.
David Augsburger

I would rather have five energetic and competent enemies than one fool friend.
Luther Burbank

Our friends see the best in us, and by that very fact call forth the best from us.
John Black

Two persons will not be friends long if they cannot forgive each other little failings.
Jean de La Bruyere

A woman-friend! He that believes that weakness steers in a stormy night without a compass.
John Fletcher

Friendship is the finest balm for the pangs of despised love.
Jane Austen

It is one of the ironies of life that our intimates often provoke us more than our enemies.
Edward W. Ziegler

Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men and women agree, it is only in their
conclusions; their reasons are always different.
George Santayana

We have to learn to be our own best friends because we fall too easily into the trap of being
our worst enemies.
Roderick Thorp

An infallible way of acquiring a host of friends is to be a host yourself.
Sydney Tremayne

True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
Dave Tyson Gentry

Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton

Friendship is a word, the very sight of which in print makes the heart warm.
Augustine Birrell

Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
Alexander Pope

Kindred weaknesses induce friendships as often as kindred virtues.
Christian Nestell Bovee

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