Favorite Friendship Quotes And Sayings


Favorite Friendship Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of favorite friendship quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by allinspiration.com for you to read and enjoy.

“Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?”
– Abraham Lincoln 

“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 

“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 

“If 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, that’s the time to hold your tongue.”
– Alice Duer Miller 

“No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.”
– Alice Walker 

“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 

Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.”
– Ann Landers 

Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn’t seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.”
– Anne Morrow Lindbergh 

“A friend to all is a friend to none.”
– Aristotle 

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

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

“Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.”
– Aristotle 

“He who hath many friends hath none.”
– Aristotle 

“What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.”
– Aristotle 

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

“Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.”
– Baltasar Gracian 

“Never have a companion that casts you in the shade.”
– Baltasar Gracian 

“True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island… to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing.”
– Baltasar Gracian 

“To avoid being mistaken for a sellout, I chose my friends carefully. The more politically active black students. The foreign students. The Chicanos. The Marxist professors and structural feminists and punk-rock performance poets.”
– Barack Obama

“Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.”
– Benjamin Franklin 

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

“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 

“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 

“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 

“Eros will have naked bodies; Friendship naked personalities.”
– C. S. Lewis 

“Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status. Such friendships will never give you any happiness.”
– Chanakya 

“There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.”
– Chanakya 

“Friendship 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 veins.”
– Charles Alexander Eastman 

“Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship – never.”
– Charles Caleb Colton 

“A man’s friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.”
– Charles Darwin 

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

“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 

“It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.”
– Confucius 

“Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself.”
– Confucius 

“Friendship needs no words – it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness.”
– Dag Hammarskjold 

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