Quotation Explorer - 'Friendship'

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation. - George Washington
Sometimes the measure of friendship isn't your ability to not harm but your capacity to forgive the things done to you and ask forgiveness for your own mistakes. - Randy K. Milholland
We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for a moment that we’re not alone. - Orson Welles
True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost. - Charles Caleb Colton
Friendship isn't about becoming somebody else perfect person. It is about finding someone who helps you become the best person you can be. - John
I believe in courtesy, in kindness, in generosity, in good cheer, in friendship and in honest competition. I believe there is something doing somewhere, for every man ready to do it. I believe I'm ready, RIGHT NOW. - Elbert Hubbard
The friendship that can cease has never been real. - Saint Jerome
He removes the greatest ornament of friendship, who takes away from it respect. - Cicero
If we listened to our intellect, we'd never have a love affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go into business, because we'd be cynical. Well, that's nonsense. You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down. - Ray Bradbury
We should learn from flowers, earthly stars which spend their entire lives shining, shining and growing despite all the difficulties they encounter. They know how to listen and understand the whispers of time, for it is an eternal friend that teaches the importance of friendship and sparkling hope. - Nur Bedeir
Friendship is the grease of life. - Ogwo David Emenike
Friendship is a give and take. You have to have a strong relationship with your friend and I think you have to offer them something and they have to offer you something and that’s to always learn from it. - Raven Symone
It's b******* to think of friendship and romance being different. They're not. They're just variations of the same love. Variatons of the same desire to be close. - David Levithan
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship. - Albert Einstein
Much of the vitality in a friendship lies in the honoring of differences, not simply in the enjoyment of similarities". - James Fredericks
Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world. - John Evelyn
It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanisms of friendship. - Colette
Friendship make prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it. - Cicero
What she most liked about their friendship was how much space there was for silence[.] - Naomi Jackson
Love is friendship set to music. - Jackson Pollock
I didn't have that kind of friendship, the forever kind of friendship that will last your whole life through, no matter what. - Jenny Han
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature. - P.G. Wodehouse
True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.
If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own. - Charlotte Bronte
It’s hard to care for a person when you know that one more step forward will make you fall in love and one step back ruins your friendship. - Berry Quotes
Dont waste time to hate fake people, they dont deserve to be a part of your memory...chill n get boozed in the joy of having good 1s "Happy Friendship Day".. - -sarvesh
True friendship is as rare as twin lotuses on a single stalk. - Lauren Bjorkman
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable. - Bruce Lee
A relationship is like a tree.The deeper the roots are,the more it will grow.The deeper the friendship is,the more it will grow. - Johncen-k.m.f Vergara
Not so long ago we were all a tightly knit group of friends. Too bad someone had ripped apart the stitches that held us together, unraveling the cozy blanket of our friendship and leaving just enough strands to hang ourselves with. - E.J. Stevens
Do you know what friendship is... it is to be brother and sister; two souls which touch without mingling, two fingers on one hand. - Victor Hugo
The glory of friendship is not the outstreched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
In any case, it is not love, but friendship, that truly eludes you. - Michael Chabon
Happy is the soul that has a friend. Happier is the soul that trusts in the truth of the heart of a friend. Happiest is the soul that knows the solemnity of friendship and honours its laws. - Ogwo David Emenike
Friendship is the wine of life. - Edward Young
How rare true love maybe, it is less so than true friendship. - François de La Rochefoucauld
lonelyness is the only friend that last forever than having friendship among people - ravishangaran
The energy of mindfulness has the element of friendship and loving kindness in it. - Thich Nhat Hanh
Family isnt about blood relationships, its about the meaning behind them. I relize now that sharing chromosoms is not the only way to having a family, its about the friendship behind it. - Sarah Dessen
Adversity is the touchstone of friendship. - French Proverb
Forgiveness is the joy of friendship. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Madam, I have been looking for a person who disliked gravy all my life; let us swear eternal friendship. - Sydney Smith
I hope we'll be friends forever, together we'll always be. I don't think you understand just how much you mean to me. And one day when we part our ways, we'll think back to the past and think about how happy we are 'cause our friendship will always last. - Bridget Davis
Friendship is a gift forever;Cherish everyday, forget it never - Debasish Mridha
To remember friendship is to recall those conversations that it seemed a sin to break off - Christopher Hitchens
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept. - Samuel Butler
The main things which seem to me important on their own account, and not merely as means to other things, are knowledge, art, instinctive happiness, and relations of friendship or affection. - Bertrand Russell
Honest differences of opinion should never be permitted to destroy a friendship.
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love: Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues; Let every eye negotiate for itself, And trust no agent. - William Shakespeare
Encouragement is a mark of true friendship. - Glenn C. Stewart
Friendship is selfless love, care, respect, and honor not a profitable opportunity. - Santosh Kalwar
One day we both are going to realize that our Friendship was worth the fight. - Elena ristic
Friendship is never measured it words…it’s measured in memories. - Toni Sorenson
Every kind of relationship needs encouragement from both parties. Be it marriage, dating, friendship, enmity etc. - Nike Thaddeus
Friends need not agree in everything or go always together, or have no comparable other friendships of the same intimacy. On the contrary, in friendship union is more about ideal things: and in that sense it is more ideal and less subject to trouble than marriage is. - George Santayana
Friendship is a magnificent art of life that is drawn by two hearts and two minds. - Debasish Mridha
There is no medicine that can ignite the bond of love. Friendship is compulsory, love comes around when friendship ripes, and sex is a matter of choice. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Women made such swell friends. Awfully swell. In the first place, you had to be in love with a woman to have a basis of friendship. - Ernest Hemingway
Some people, though related by blood, are as sworn enemies. Others, bound only by friendship, would die for one another. - Beem Weeks
What is love? two souls and one flesh; friendship? two bodies and one soul. - Joseph Roux
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit. - Aristotle
The deep love that is born of friendship can too easily become stagnant when life becomes busy. - Glenn C. Stewart
one of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood - Anonymous
Tell someone a story, and you capture their imagination. Make someone laugh, and you capture their friendship. Bring a tear to their eye with poignant grace, and you capture their heart. But never, never attempt to capture someone’s spirit. That is theirs, and theirs alone. - Pen
Friendship, neglected, is like a flower deprived of water and sunlight. - Toni Sorenson
It’s never the value of water but thirst, it’s never the value of life but death and it’s never about the friendship but trust. - Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S
Friendship is far more tragic than love. It lasts longer. - Oscar Wilde
For friendship I have nobody else except the volcano. - Tanmaya Guru
Friends hurt friends. They don’t mean to, but it happens. So friendship is made of forgiveness as much as it is love. - Toni Sorenson
Friendship develops over tears, times, laughs and lunch. - Toni Sorenson
Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long. - Robert Lynd
Love sometimes injures. Friendship always benefits, After friendship is formed you must trust, but before that you must judge. - Seneca
You meet a new guy, analyze him, not good for marriage, not good for a relationship, not good for fucking, maybe excepting the very drunk mood, so, conclusion: this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship. - Irina Bors
Just because our friendship has changed and now we grow in different directions, does not mean that we have to grow apart. - Toni Sorenson
When our sympathy leads to friendship and our friendship leads to love; only few will understand that it is the end of our past. - M.F. Moonzajer
Friendship is a door you will never need to knot on as you will always have a key. - Wes Adamson
DATARY, n. A high ecclesiastic official of the Roman Catholic Church, whose important function is to brand the Pope's bulls with the words _Datum Romae_. He enjoys a princely revenue and the friendship of God. - Ambrose Bierce
Holiness is found in how we treat others, not in how we contemplate the cosmos. As our experiences in marriages, families, and friendship teach us, it takes relationships to provide the friction that wears down our rough edges and sanctifies us. - Terryl Givens
Money cannot buy friendship. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Friendship gives us the strength to turn from lambs into lions. - Stephen Richards
True friendship is a house where we can take off our masks. - Debasish Mridha
A hug is worth a thousand words. A friend is worth more."True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost. - Charles Caleb Colton
If it be the chief point of friendship to comply with a friend's notions and inclinations he possesses this is an eminent degree; he lies down when I sit, and walks when I walk, which is more that many good friends can pretend to do. - Alexander Pope
Never knew what a friendship was, Never knew how to really love, You can't be what I need you to, & I don't know why I fuck with you - Erykah Badu
No true friendship takes account of credit and debt. It gives freely, without thought of compensation or reward. - Una McCormack
What's most important in a friendship? Tolerance and loyalty. - J.K. Rowling
It is easy to make friends.But, it is tough to honor that friendship with'em.If you find those people,hold on to them.If you don't,move on. - Sachin Panwar
Friendship isn't always sunnyside up. - Jerry Spinelli
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. - Muhammad Ali
I have nothing but contempt for the kind of governor who is afraid, for whatever reason, to follow the course that he knows is best for the State; and as for the man who sets private friendship above the public welfare - I have no use for him either. - Sophocles
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
True friendship is like sound health, the value is seldom appreciated until it is lost. - Charles Caleb Colton
Friendship among men is always part war, something learned from childhood. - Terry Kay
Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day. - John Wooden
I dream of a love in which two people share a passion to search together for some higher truth. Perhaps I should not call it love. Perhaps it's real name is friendship. - Irvin D. Yalom
A friendship between a man and a woman was what you called it when one had been pursuing the other for a long time and never gotten anywhere. - Joe Abercrombie
The process of falling in love at first sight is as final as it is swift in such a case, but the growth of true friendship may be a lifelong affair. - Sarah Orne Jewett
Some people think only intellect counts: knowing how to solve problems, knowing how to get by, knowing how to identify an advantage and seize it. But the functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion and empathy.
Friendship is a very taxing and arduous form of leisure activity. - Mortimer Adler
The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship. - Sir Francis Bacon
A male-female close-friendship hardly differs from a relationship; it takes "relating" to be friends. But sadly, not every relationship has friendship in it. It's just ironical that two people who are not good enough to be best friends are in love and want to spend the rest of their lives together. - Olaotan Fawehinmi
Withdraw from talking about leaving someone behind. Just rekindle the friendship and love while you still have that moment together. - RSCruz
False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.
To the soul, there is hardly anything more healing than friendship. - Thomas Moore
True friendship never questions what it costs you. - Stephen Richards
No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth. - Robert Southey
It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship. - Henry Ward Beecher
Such a simple thing, kindness. Such a simple thing. A nice word of encouragement, given when needed. An act of friendship. A passing smile. - R.J. Palacio
It’s a funny thing, friendship. One minute a person is driving you crazy, making you want to shake them, and the next minute you realize what a crappy place the world would be without them in it. - Natasha Friend
Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness. - Dag Hammarskjöld
Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: "What! You too? - C.S. Lewis
Each of us has a vulnerability like Edmund's that Satan is eager to exploit. It may be something addictive like drugs or alcohol, or it may be something seemingly harmless and perhaps even good like food, friendship, or work. - Discovery House Publishers
The wise man does not permit himself to set up even in his own mind any comparisons of his friends. His friendship is capable of going to extremes with many people, evoked as it is by many qualities. - Charles Dudley Warner
Friendship Lasts long when the terms are clear! - Ritu Raj
Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship. - Oscar Wilde
I have known the joy and pain of friendship. I have served and been served. I have made some good enemies for which I am not a bit sorry. I have loved unselfishly, and I have fondled hatred with the red-hot tongs of Hell. That's living. - Zora Neale Hurston
A mansion begins with one brick.A forest begins with one tree.A harvest begins with one seed.An ocean begins with one drop.A friendship begins with one gesture.A fire begins with one spark.A revolution begins with one idea. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Where friendship blooms, life is reborn. - Vincent Van Gogh
Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing. - Elie Wiesel
Friendship is a poetry of life that is written in two hearts. - Debasish Mridha
Build trust, friendship, a harmonious relationship that moves you up in life. - Nazim Ambalath
Eros will have naked bodies; Friendship naked personalities. - C. S. Lewis
Peace is not a place or destination but a perception.Peace is not in wealth or splendorBut in conviction.Peace is in friendship, love and unity.Peace is in care, tranquility and serenity. Peace is in compliment, appreciation and forgiveness. Peace is the source of smile, joy and happiness. - Debasish Mridha
I fell for you.You fell for me.Our friendship was just meant to be.I asked if you loved me, and you said you did.The next day you said that you wish you never did.I fell apart that very day, begging you to stay.You said no and pushed me away.Now this very day im glad you didnt stay - Emma Taylor
I believe in romance... in playfulness... in passion... in expressing feelings... in friendship... in all the ways love heals, nourishes, and transforms "you" and "me" into an "us". - Steve Maraboli
I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world. - Thomas A. Edison
True friendship has no checks or balances. Once someone starts Keeping Score, the game is over. - Kate McGahan
A real businessman value his partners like friends and his partnership like friendship. - Amit Kalantri
Friendship is thinking of the other person first. - George Alexiou
A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship - John D. Rockefeller
The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money. - Mark Twain
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
When two people respect each other, the ability to be vulnerable and to reveal hurt feelings can create a powerful emotional connection that is the source of real intimacy and friendship. - David D. Burns
The barriers between animal and human come down very easily. We belong to a single great family, and if we are lonely and unhappy we gladly accept the friendship of our distant relations. - Marlen Haushofer
Friendship is like a glass ornament, once it is broken it can rarely be put back together exactly the same way. - Charles Kingsley
Marriage is the connecting of the two: Without passion it's just friendship; without friendship it's just lust. - Donna Lynn Hope
There is almost a sensual longing for communion with others who have a large vision. The immense fulfillment of the friendship between those engaged in furthering the evolution of consciousness has a quality impossible to describe. - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
Friendship is a special kind of love. More than endless, more than true. When friends parted ways no matter the distance, expect them to keep coming back to you. - John K.
The worst thing is that we live in a contaminated moral environment. We feel morally ill because we became used to saying something different from what we thought. Concepts such as love, friendship, compassion, humility or forgiveness lost their depth and dimension. - Václav Havel
It isn't kind to cultivate a friendship just so one will have an audience. - Lawana Blackwell
The Friendship is a suicide, the question is "Are you ready to suicide?". - Deyth Banger
If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love. - Michel de Montaigne
once you stop communicating as much as you use to, your friendship would not last. people change and people make new friends. - Karina Celestine
If my tears spilled spontaneously at that moment it’s because I immediately understood that what was happening, like in a dream, was the treat you had prepared for me I felt your friendship much stronger than if you had thanked me a million times that what pleased and touched me. - Ai Yazawa
When someone allows you to bear his burdens, you have found deep friendship. - Gordon Atkinson
All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon sand. - Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Friendship isn't about whom you have known the longest... It's about who came, and never left your side. - Mikaela Tiu
Friendship makes you feel as one with your friend. - Thomas Aquinas
Friendship is a living thing that lasts only as long as it is nourished with kindness, empathy and understanding.
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love. - Jane Austen
Respect is based on Friendship,and friendship is based on love and love is so accidental isn't it ?
Never believe a friend who offered you his friendship just because he was getting bored. - Amit Kalantri
For rock solid friendship, never lie to your friends. - Saru Singhal
She had been trying hourly to ensure that this new friendship remained such, to be certain that it would not slip out of the careful grasp of her fingers and into the darker champers of her heart. - Shamim Sarif
'Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected. - Charles Lamb
You do so much for me, my friend. I am truly blessed to have the friendship of someone as amazing as you. You are part of my life. - Auliq Ice
No human relation gives one possession in another—every two souls are absolutely different. In friendship or in love, the two side by side raise hands together to find what one cannot reach alone. - Kahlil Gibran
Friendship is not an obligation or duty. It is a sweet responsibility. - Debasish Mridha
A benefit of friendship is knowing whom to tell secrets to. - Alessandro Manzoni
True friendship is not burdened by anything. - Eraldo Banovac
Never refuse any advance of friendship, for if nine out of ten bring you nothing, one alone may repay you. - Madame de Tencin
I had rather that the human race, having a certain quality in their lives, should continue for only a few centuries than that, losing freedom, friendship, dignity, and mercy, and learning to be quite content without them, they should continue for millions of millennia. - C.S. Lewis
She rides as a man, goes unveiled as a man, fights as a man. Let her prove herself worthy as a man, worthy of her weapons and of our friendship. - Tamora Pierce
Friendship needs no words. - Dag Hammarskjöld
I hate it when life tempt or test the integrity, friendship, loyalty,honesty,commitment ,care and love of the people close to me or around me, Because they fail the test and fail me. Its sad how they react towards my situation than how I would have reacted to their situation. - De philosopher DJ Kyos
I’d like to propose to you that revelation is not the product of laborious study, but it is the fruit of friendship with God. - Kris Vallotton
I'll keep it short and sweet -- Family. Religion. Friendship. These are the three demons you must slay if you wish to succeed in business. - Matt Groening
There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity. - Samuel Johnson
Some people think only intellect counts: knowing how to solve problems, knowing how to get by, knowing how to identify an advantage and seize it. But the functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion, and empathy. - Dean Koontz
Do you keep silent to keep a friendship or do you try to lend your support unconditionally, even if what they are doing goes against everything you believe in? Will it be principles over friendship, morality over love? - Donna Lynn Hope
The noble man is chiefly concerned with wisdom and friendship; of these, the former is a mortal good, the latter and immortal one. - Epicurus
Friendship is a wonderful thing.True friends are a treasure to hunt.Making a lot a friends does not make any sense Sincerity,,loyalty and understanding are the key factors in a meaningful friendship. Only very few possess all these qualities.And only very few are blessed with true friends - Deepti
A hedge between keeps friendship green. - German Proverb
The hard fact of friendship is that you need to make time for new friends by first stripping out the people who are using your energy in an unsatisfying way. You have to take that risk of being friendless to make room in your life for others who will be your new best friends - Maggie Stiefvater
And let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit. For love that seeks aught but the disclosure of its own mystery is not love but a net cast forth: and only the unprofitable is caught. - Kahlil Gibran
Friendship consists in forgetting; what one gives, and remembering what one receives. - Alexandre Dumas
Friendship, just like a young green plant, needs to be nurtured. - Eraldo Banovac
The world is round so that friendship may encircle it. - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
Seek success of your existing friends, instead of seeking friendship with the successful. - Faisal Khosa
Friendship fills your life with the essence of joy and mutual understanding. And some of the best friends in life have more than two legs. - Veronika Jensen
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant. - Socrates
Friendship is genuine when two friends can enjoy each others company without speaking a word to one another. - George Ebers
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages. - Friedrich Nietzsche
May the hinges of our friendship never grow rusty. - Irish Proverb
Do not be content with showing friendship in words alone, let your heart burn with loving kindness for all who may cross your path. - Bahá'u'lláh
Marriage is mutual faithful friendship. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Friendship is like peeing on yourself: everyone can see it, but only you get the warm feeling that it brings. - Robert Bloch
LOVE is a friendship set to music - E. Joseph Cossman
Look here, said Will. When a man comes to me for advice about an idea, I know he doesn’twant advice. He wants me to agree with him. And if I want to keep his friendship I tell him his idea isfine and go ahead. But I like you and you’re a friend of my family, so I’m going to stick my neck out. - John Steinbeck
To like and dislike the same things, that is indeed true friendship. - Sallust
Friendship improves hapiness and reduces misery, by doubting our joys and dividing our grief. - Joseph Addison
One word can end a fight; One hug can start a friendship; One smile can bring Unity; One person can change your entire life! - Israelmore Ayivor
It's the pointless things that give your life meaning. Friendship, Compassion, Art, Love. All of them are pointless. But, they're what keeps life from being meaningless. - Tim Winton
Friendship...is not something you learn in school,but if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship you really haven't learned anything. - Oscar Wilde
Friendship is just like an equation where it doesn't matter how many are parts of it because a result is always the same which is equal to FRIENDSHIP. - Pēteris Bitāns
True friendship is the hardest thing to break... - Mykyta Isagulov
If you value your relationship or friendship, your ego won't stand in the way of a meaningful apology. - Unarine Ramaru
Flattery looks like friendship, just like a wolf looks like a dog.
We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship is formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over. So in a series of acts of kindness there is, at last, one which makes the heart run over. - James Boswell
Sex is the expression of intimacy, touching and personalized care that takes friendship another step further. There is a trinity of sex, spirituality and friendship which all need to be present. - Phil 'Philosofree' Cheney
One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, and compassion - Simone de Beauvoir
Friendship, like the immortality of the soul, is too good to be believed. When friendships are real, they are not glass threads or frost work but the solidest things we know. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Friendship is love with understanding.
The idea of looking for friendship is to keep them for life. Otherwise you are just finding people to use - Marlan Rico Lee
Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other. - Honoré de Balzac
When the well's nearly dry and you're not sure you have the strength to persevere, fill up on love and friendship, then take another step, and then another, until you reach your goal. - Liza M. Wiemer
As everyone applauds and sips champagne, I smile back at Rachel, thinking she got it just right. Love and friendship. They are what makes us who we are and what can change us, if we let them. - Emily Giffin
A friendship that can end never really began. - Publilius Syrus
Friendship is as great as a True FriendAnd a True Friend is as great as Friendship. - Sharvani Akula
Joy turns tears into laughter.Hope turns mourning into gladness.Wisdom turns tragedy into fortune.Faith turns defeat into triumph.Love turns enmity into friendship. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world. - Eleanor Roosevelt
When God gets us alone through suffering, heartbreak, temptation, disappointment, sickness, or by thwarted friendship - when He gets us absolutely alone, and we are totally speechless, unable to ask even one question, then He begins to teach us. - Oswald Chambers
Compassion does not have to be a face-to-face relationship. Forgiveness does not imply friendship. Understanding why someone has inflicted pain on us is how we set ourselves free of the past, not how we excuse someone's behaviour so they can continue to abuse us. - Vironika Tugaleva
Despots prefer the friendship of the dog, who, unjustly mistreated and debased, still loves and serves the man who wronged him. - Charles Fourier
Why have you been my friend when I didn’t deserve friendship? Because friendship isn’t something anyone deserves…it’s just one of those blessings of life, you can’t earn…love has no price tag. - Toni Sorenson
Keep extending hand for friendship. Those alive will grip yours with theirs, while the morally dead will inflate; rubbing their own palms. - Aniruddha Sastikar
Friendship allows you to see your own life but with a second sympathetic self. - David Brooks
Friendship is not possible between two women, one of whom is very well dressed.
Friendship with the world removes God’s protection and His covering from us. - Sunday Adelaja
Their friendship had made them so thankful for all they still had that they couldn't be sad for what they had lost. - Jeremy D. Shapiro
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil. - Baltasar Gracián
Friendship often ends in love. But love in friendship; never. - Charles Caleb Colton
a good friendship is beneficial to both, a bought friend is a free enemy that no one can afford. - Antwine Huffman
Making friends is easy but sustaining friendship is difficult... - Debolina Bhawal
I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings. - Mahatma Gandhi
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 essence of true friendship is to make allowances for another's little lapses.
The depth of friendship depends on the depth of our love. - Debasish Mridha
Win hatred with love, enemies with friendship, and cruelty with kindness. - Debasish Mridha
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship. - Dorothy Parker
...nothing cements a friendship like hating the same person. - Steven Strogatz
TRUCE, n. Friendship. - Ambrose Bierce
True friendship is never serene. - Marie de Rabutin-Chantal
And in the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter and the sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. - Kahlil Gibran
There is little to be said in favour of poverty, but it was often an incubator of true friendship. Many people will appear to befriend you when you are wealthy, but precious few will do the same when you are poor - Nelson Mandela
If you walked away from atoxic, negative, abusive,one-sided, dead-endlow vibrationalrelationship or friendship you won. - Lalah Delia
The beauty of friendship is loyalty. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Love is a small price to pay for friendship. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The holy passion of Friendship is so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money. - Mark Twain
To realize the importance the imagination could have in friendship, to understand its immense power for bringing us together in a way. - Stuart Miller
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love: Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues; Let every eye negotiate for itself And trust no agent. - William Shakespeare
If more people recognized the difference between friendship and mere attraction, or how love must partake of both to prosper, I expect there'd be more happy people." "And a lot fewer poems and plays," I said, laughing as I splashed about in the scented water. - Sherwood Smith
The Doctor: You betrayed me. You betrayed my trust, you betrayed our friendship, you betrayed everything I ever stood for. You let me down!Clara: Then why are you helping me?The Doctor: Why? Do you think I care for you so little that betraying me would make a difference? - Dark Water (Series 8)
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give values to survival. - Alice Duer Miller
Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief - Marcus Tullius Cicero
Love is an alliance of friendship and animalism; if the former predominates it is passion exalted and refined; if the latter, gross and sensual.
In the sweetness of friendship; let there be laughter and the sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. - Kahlil Gibran
Friendship grows from a caring heart with sense and sensibilities. - Debasish Mridha
Heaven's currency is friendship. - Richelle E. Goodrich
How do you know whether you're serious about your values? You fight for them when they're violated even if it costs you title, favor, friendship, and profit. - Assegid Habtewold
There is nothing more shameful than perfidious friendship. - Marcus Aurelius
I do not believe the expenditure of $2.50 for a book entitles the purchaser to the personal friendship of the author. - Evelyn Waugh
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship; and it is by far the best ending for one. - Oscar Wilde
Friendship was a concept men bandied about to save face when they were rejected. - Courtney Milan
I always thought loving someone is the greatest feeling, but I realized that loving a friend is even better. We lose people we love but we never lose true friends. True Friendship is something which happens 24/7, no special day is needed to celebrate that feeling. Anywayz happy Friendship Day !! - KakkZ
Truly it is a blessed thing to love on earth as we hope to love in Heaven, and to begin that friendship here which is to endure for ever there. - Francis de Sales
I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true old man's milk and restorative cordial. - Thomas Jefferson
Friendship with oneself is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world. - Eleanor Roosevelt
The best things to hold on to are the memories of friendship and love. - Debasish Mridha
Friendship is delicate as a glass, once broken it can be fixed but there will always be cracks - Waqar Ahmed
Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious. - Thomas Aquinas
Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation, and conversation must have a common basis, and between two people of widely different culture the only common basis possible is the lowest level. - Oscar Wilde
I believe in the hands that work, in the brains that think, and in the hearts that love...I believe in sunshine, fresh air, friendship, calm sleep, beautiful thoughts. - Elbert Hubbard
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
ACQUAINTANCE, n. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to. A degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor or obscure, and intimate when he is rich or famous. - Ambrose Bierce
Friendship is love without wings. - George Gordon Byron
Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves. - Oliver Goldsmith
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow grow, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation. - George Washington
Friendship is one of the sweetest joys of life. Many might have failed beneath the bitterness of their trial had they not found a friend.
Friendship is a pretty full-time occupation if you really are friendly with somebody. You can't have too many friends because then you're just not really friends. - Truman Capote
friendship is the only treasure which need not to be treasured... - shivangi lavaniya
For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God. - Saint Teresa of Avila
Screw friendship. I need more enemies. At least they admit they don't like you. - Manasa Rao Saarloos
Marriage is a mutual faithful friendship - Lailah Gifty Akita
In every friendship hearts grow and entwine themselves together, so that the two hearts seem to make only one heart with only a common thought. That is why separation is so painful; it is not so much two hearts separating, but one being torn asunder. - Fulton J. Sheen
One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention. - Clifton Fadiman
True friendship is seen through the heart not through the eyes. - Unknown
I've decided that I'm not going to try to squeeze myself into a friendship that hurts me anymore. I'm going to let her go and just be friends with people who make me feel good about myself. - Zoe Sugg
To the issues of friendship, love, business and war, "surprise" is the optimistic solution. - Amit Kalantri
If I have to question a friendship, then it wasn't a friendship to begin with. - Peprah Boasiako
Our friendship has survived betrayals and our ambitions. Even death is afraid to come between us. Welcome back to my life." ~ Fidelis O Mkparu, author of 'Love's Affliction' ‪#‎authors‬, ‪#‎friendship‬ - Fidelis O. Mkparu
Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations...entangling alliances with none - Thomas Jefferson
It is in the dark times that the light of friendship shines brightest. (The Walk - Chapter 19, Page 122 - Richard Paul Evans
As a writer, a poet, you’re not alone in wanting to be alone. Your work is a friendship that never leaves you. - Jason E. Hodges
Friendship is being there when someone's feeling low and not being afraid to kick them. - Randy K. Milholland
I have loved many men, but only one in real life. All of the other men who have ever stolen my heart in more than friendship, are in books. - Alyse M. Gardner
Sometimes friendship means not having to say anything. Thank yous and apologies can sometimes get lost, but that doesn't mean they're unexpressed," murmured Hermione. - Bex-chan
Love and Friendship, when you have them or lose them they are much like the Greek story of Icarus...You can make you feel like you're soaring above the clouds with happiness when you have them or feel like you are plummeting to the depths of hell with despair when you lose them. - Anonymous
Great souls by instinct to each other turn, demand alliance, and in friendship burn. - Elizabeth George
True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise; it arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions. - Joseph Addison
When you sell a man a book you don't sell just twelve ounces of paper and ink and glue - you sell him a whole new life. Love and friendship and humour and ships at sea by night - there's all heaven and earth in a book, a real book. - Christopher Morley
Sometimes I think of rebuilding my friendship with old friends. But at the same time, there's a reason why we fell off. Shit happens, but life's good. - Manasa Rao Saarloos
Friendship is not a remedy for loneliness. Loneliness is part of our experience, and if we are looking for relief from loneliness in friendship, we are only going to frustrate the friendship. Friendship, camaraderie, intimacy, all those things, and loneliness lived together in the same experience. - Rich Mullins
Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness in another. - Eustace Budgell
The moon denied the wolf's friendship ... She wanted more out of her beast - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
Me too thy nobleness has taughtTo master my despair;The fountains of my hidden lifeAre through thy friendship fair. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
If the path set before her feet was to be narrow she knew that flowers of quiet happiness would bloom along it. The joy of sincere work and worthy aspiration and congenial friendship were to be hers; nothing could rob her of her birthright of fancy or her ideal world of dreams. - L. M. Montgomery
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, not the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Silence can be breathing space and spawn release and wellness in a time of appalling inflation of words. But silence may be intolerably screaming, if it means absence of communication, deficiency in friendship and emotional deficit. A gap of silence) - Erik Pevernagie
Feel The Love in Friendship - Chiranjit Paul
You cannot be a friend to someone else, if you do not have a friendship with yourself. - Toni Sorenson
Honour bought of coin is but grass in the wind. When the wind blows south it leans south; when the wind blows north so does it lean. Hardly solid rock upon which to forge sturdy trust nor imperishable friendship - JJ Matebesi
Marriage is like a three-speed gearbox affection, friendship, love. It is not advisable to crash your gears and go right through to love straightaway. You need to ease your way through. The basis of love is respect, and that needs to be learned from affection and friendship. - Peter Ustinov
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