Friendship quotes page 1
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Friends are those wonderful people who know all about you and still like you.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
Friendship is born at that
moment when one person says to another: "What? You too? I
thought I was the only one."
C. S. Lewis
True friendship is a plant of slow growth.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Treasure the friendship you receive above all. It will survive long after your gold and good
health have vanished.
No one can take the place of a friend, no one.
It's no good trying to keep up old friendships. It's painful for both sides. The fact is, one
grows out of people, and the only thing is to face it.
William Somerset Maugham
Know this, that he that is a friend of himself is a friend to all men.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you
pay me a subtle compliment; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember
my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
I count myself in nothing else so happy - as in soul remembering my good friends.
What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school.
But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
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.
The trouble is not in dying for a friend, but in finding a friend worth dying for.
Being friends, being brothers, loving, that is what opens the prison, with supreme power, by
some magic force. Without these one stays dead. But whenever affection is revived, there
Vincent van Gogh
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
Few men have the natural strength to honour a friend's succes without envy.
When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed by choosing personality over
William Somerset Maugham
Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it
does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own
thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
He makes no friends who never made a foe.
Friends are all souls that we've known in other lives. We're drawn to each other. That's how I
feel about friends. Even if I've only known them for a day, it doesn't matter. I'm not going to
wait till I've known them two years, because anyway we have met somewhere before, you
It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.
We love those who know the worst of us and don't turn their faces away.
Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most
agreeable pursuits become tedious.
Strangers are friends that you have yet to meet.
Keep your friends for friendship, but work with the skilled and competent.
Be sure to have friends who demand more of you rather than tell you why you cannot do
what you want to do.
The best friendships are void of guilt and keeping score.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Make friendships with men better than yourself; better none than those like yourself.
Do you want to make friends? Be friendly. Forget yourself.
When you're in jail, a good friend will be trying to bail you out. A best friend will be in the cell
next to you saying, "Damn, that was fun."