Topics - Friendship


Quote 69A hug is like a boomerang - you get it back right away.
Quote 118I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.
Quote 358An 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 mi...
Quote 404Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to surviv...
Quote 437A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presen...
Quote 453But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of l...
Quote 471A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.
Quote 545A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.
Quote 560A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
Quote 789It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Quote 993I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.
Quote 1142Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.
Quote 1230The only way to have a friend is to be one. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Quote 1412Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learn...
Quote 1461Without wearing any mask we are conscious of, we have a special face for each friend.
Quote 1846We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense...
Quote 2224True friends stab you in the front. - Oscar Wilde
Quote 2564Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Quote 3048I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.
Quote 3635When 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.
Quote 3944Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
Quote 4117Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness.
Quote 4505A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.
Quote 4639Friendship is one mind in two bodies. - Mencius
Quote 7695I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar.
Quote 8119Think where mans glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had such friends.
Quote 8232But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.
Quote 8438One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
Quote 8609He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.
Quote 8670If 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 a...
Quote 8693Friendship and money: oil and water. - Henry B. Adams
Quote 8727Yes'm, old friends is always best, 'less you can catch a new one that's fit to make an old one out of.
Quote 8920Don'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.
Quote 8962Friends are born, not made. - Margaret Walker
Quote 9049It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.
Quote 9300The real test of friendship is: can you literally do nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly sim...
Quote 9302When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed by choosing personality over character.
Quote 9337Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
Quote 9540Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them.
Quote 9790She is a friend of mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order. It's goo...
Quote 10572It takes a long time to grow an old friend. - John Leonard
Quote 10703It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.
Quote 10939The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.
Quote 11167The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
Quote 11385In 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 sho...
Quote 11403Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.
Quote 11450A friend to all is a friend to none. - Robert Hall
Quote 11539Many a person has held close, throughout their entire lives, two friends that always remained strange to one another, because one of them at...
Quote 11606There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.
Quote 11919Friends and good manners will carry you where money won't go.
Quote 11968You can always tell a real friend: when you've made a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job.
Quote 12171Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
Quote 12181When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice,...
Quote 12921Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Quote 12985Friendship is held to be the severest test of character. It is easy, we think, to be loyal to a family and clan, whose blood is in your own ...
Quote 13064The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.
Quote 13159Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
Quote 13181Never have a companion that casts you in the shade.
Quote 13191If 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, th...
Quote 13253Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts.
Quote 13319Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn't seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.
Quote 13612The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
Quote 13681Mighty proud I am that I am able to have a spare bed for my friends.
Quote 13727Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend.
Quote 13814A 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...
Quote 14070A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.