41 Quotes About Friendship

Quotes About Friendship

1. A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same. – Elbert Hubbard

2. Don’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. – Albert Camus

3. 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. – Buddha

4. Friendship… is not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything. – Muhammad Ali

5. Lots 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. – Oprah Winfrey

6. When 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, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. – Henri Nouwen

7. In 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 should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. – Albert Schweitzer

8. 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

9. One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

10. A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down. – Arnold H. Glasow

11. A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world. – Leo Buscaglia

12. 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

13. I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar. – Robert Brault

14. Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. – Marcel Proust

15. Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. – George Washington

16. Think where man’s glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had such friends. – William Butler Yeats

17. 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

18. The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing… not healing, not curing… that is a friend who cares. – Henri Nouwen

19. True friends stab you in the front. – Oscar Wilde

20. It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

21. A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself. – Jim Morrison

22. A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably. – William Penn

23. A friend to all is a friend to none. – Aristotle

24. Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies. – Aristotle

25. But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine. – Thomas Jefferson

26. Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light. – Helen Keller

27. Friends and good manners will carry you where money won’t go. – Margaret Walker

28. I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let’s face it, friends make life a lot more fun. – Charles R. Swindoll

29. Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them? – Abraham Lincoln

30. In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. – Khalil Gibran

31. Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness. – Euripides

32. Never explain – your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway. – Elbert Hubbard

33. It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means. – Charles Kingsley

34. The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity. – Ulysses S. Grant

35. I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod my shadow does that much better. – Plutarch

36. A hug is like a boomerang – you get it back right away. – Bil Keane

37. Each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born. – Anais Nin

38. My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake. – Aristotle

39. A true friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else. – Len Wein

40. So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good. – Helen Keller

41. The only way to have a friend is to be one. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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