Friendship Quotes

Friendship Quotes

Spotted Tail My friends, your people have both intellect and heart; you use these to consider in what way you can do the best to live.
George MacDonald If 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 angels give.
Voltaire May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
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.
Honore de Balzac Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
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.
Ralph Waldo Emerson The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Marlene Dietrich It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.
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.
Chauncey Depew I get my exercise acting as a pallbearer to my friends who exercise.
Groucho Marx No one is completely unhappy at the failure of his best friend.
Arnold Toynbee America is a large friendly dog in a small room. Every time it wags its tail it knocks over a chair.
Red Skelton I get plenty of exercise carrying the coffins of my friends who exercise.
Henry David Thoreau Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
Evelyn Waugh I do not believe the expenditure of $2.50 for a book entitles the purchaser to the personal friendship of the author.
Henry Ford My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
Arnold H. Glasgow Live so that your friends can defend you but never have to.
Colette It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanisms of friendship.
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.
Mary Renault It is bitter to lose a friend to evil, before one loses him to death.
Jorge Luis Borges My father and he had one of those English friendships which begin by avoiding intimacies and eventually eliminate speech altogether.
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.
Oscar Wilde True friends stab you in the front.
Mortimer Adler Friendship is a very taxing and arduous form of leisure activity.

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