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Friendship Quotes

Friendship is the bond that, if true, lasts for an entire lifetime. Indeed, everyone needs a friend to make his life joyous and worthwhile. The relationship between two friends is one of the strongest ones in this world. Experience the essence of true friendship with our collection of friendship quotes. These quotations will help you understand the true meaning of friendship and make your bond grow much stronger than before. You can also use these short friendship sayings to tell your buddies how much they are worth in your life.

The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I have no wealth to bestow on him. If he knows that I am happy in loving him, he will want no other reward. Is not friendship divine in this?

- Henry David Thoreau

The best way to get along is never to forgive an enemy or forget a friend.

- Walter Winchell

The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.

- Abraham Lincoln

The making of friends, who are real friends, is the best token we have of a man's success in life.

- Edward Everett Hale

It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.

- Mahatma Gandhi

Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.

- Aristotle

It is not what you give your friend, but what you are willing to give him that determines the quality of friendship.

- Mary Dixon Thayer

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

Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.

- Socrates

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. Let your best be for your friend.

- Kahlil Gibran

Friendship is the only thing in the world concerning the usefulness of which all mankind are agreed.

- Cicero

I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.

- Thomas A. Edison

I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship.

- Pietro Aretino

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious; it is the true source of art, science, and friendship.

- Albert Einstein

Every man passes his life in the search after friendship.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.

- Baltasar Gracian

Friendship that flows from the heart cannot be frozen by adversity, as the water that flows from the spring cannot congeal in winter.

- James Fenimore Cooper

My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.

- Lee Iacocca

The world would be so lonely, in sunny hours or gray. Without the gift of friendship, to help us every day.

- Hilda Brett Farr

Let there be no purpose in friendship, save the deepening of the spirit. Your friend is your needs answered.

- Kahlil Gibran

A simple friend thinks the friendship over when you have an argument. A real friend knows that it's not a friendship until after you've had a fight.

- Anonymous

Good friends must not always be together. It is the feeling of oneness when distant That proves a lasting friendship.

- Susan Polis Schutz

My friends are my estate.

- Emily Dickinson

Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.

- Benjamin Franklin

A companion loves some agreeable qualities which a man may possess, but a friend loves the man himself.

- James Boswell

Of all the things which wisdom provides to make life entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.

- Epicurus

I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true old man's milk and restorative cordial.

- Thomas Jefferson

Plant a seed of friendship; reap a bouquet of happiness.

- Lois L. Kaufman

Friendship doubles our joy and divides our grief. : Swedish proverb

- Anonymous

The best thing about having a sister was that I always had a friend.

- Cali Rae Turner

Sisters are probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship.

- Margaret Mead

I have learned that to be with those I like is enough.

- Walt Whitman

Friendship, like the immortality of the soul, is too good to be believed.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

- Helen Keller

Men, like bullets, go farthest when they are smoothest.

- Jean Paul

Never part without loving words to think of during your absence. It may be that you will not meet again in this life.

- Jean Paul

Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.

- Stephen King

No good friends, no bad friends; only people you want, need to be with. People who build their houses in your heart.

- It , Stephen King

Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.

- Lord Byron

The Olympics are a wonderful metaphor for world cooperation, the kind of international competition that's wholesome and healthy, an interplay between countries that represents the best in all of us.

- John Williams

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