Friendship Quotes

Friendship Quotes

Anais Nin 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.
Charles W. Eliot Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.
Katherine Mansfield I am treating you as my friend asking you share my present minuses in the hope I can ask you to share my future pluses.
Jorge Luis Borges My father and he had one of those English friendships which begin by avoiding intimacies and eventually eliminate speech altogether.
Colette It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanisms of friendship.
Oscar Wilde True friends stab you in the front.
Franklin P. Jones Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger.
Muhammad Ali Friendship is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
Virginia Woolf Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by heart and his friends can only read the title.
Arnold Toynbee America is a large friendly dog in a small room. Every time it wags its tail it knocks over a chair.
Gore Vidal Every time a friend succeeds, I die a little.
R. A. Dickson Love your enemies just in case your friends turn out to be a bunch of bastards.
Mahatma Gandhi The good man is the friend of all living things.
C. S. Lewis Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art...It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
Joseph Pulitzer Newspapers should have no friends.
Aristotle Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
Arnold Bennett It is well, when judging a friend, to remember that he is judging you with the same godlike and superior imapartiality.
Abdul Baha Do not be content with showing friendship in words alone, let your heart burn with loving kindness for all who may cross your path.
Honore de Balzac Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
Seneca Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment.
Evelyn Waugh We cherish our friends not for their ability to amuse us, but for ours to amuse them.
Voltaire May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
Samuel Butler Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.
Laurie Colwin Friendship is not possible between two women, one of whom is very well dressed.
Plutarch I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.

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