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Friend Quotes

A friend is one with whom we share our feelings, even those feelings which we cannot share with our family members. A friend is someone who helps you in need, without asking you the reason for it. A friend is more than a guide. He not only shows you the path, but also walks on it with you, whenever you want him to. Given here are some lovely friend quotes that will let you know the meaning of friends and friendship. Go ahead and share these cute quotations and saying with all your friends.

Jim Morrison

A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself

James Stewart

It was amazing that a play that seems dated in this world... A man whose best friend is a six-foot white rabbit... But it caught on, especially with young people - they surprised me most of all.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

He makes no friend who never made a foe.

Anais Nin

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

Margaret Mead

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

Hillaire Belloc

There is nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends.

Erma Bombeck

A friend will tell you she saw your old boyfriend - and he's a priest.

George Washington

Associate Yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.

Hillary Clinton

In the Bible it says they asked Jesus how many times you should forgive, and he said 70 times 7. Well, I want you all to know that I'm keeping a chart.

Helen Keller

Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.

Willie Nelson

I got along without you before I met you and I'll get along without you a long time after you're gone.

Andy Warhol

I'd asked around 10 or 15 people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question, 'Well, what do you love most?' That's how I started painting money.

W. H. Auden

Between friends differences in taste or opinion are irritating in direct proportion to their triviality.

Elbert Hubbard

A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.

Edgar Allan Poe

I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.

Venus Williams

I don't come to tournaments to make friends, to go to parties, to hold conversations. I come to be the best, and I'm not mean and cruel and dirty.

Charles Bukowski

If you want to know who your friends are, get yourself a jail sentence.

Louisa May Alcott

A faithful friend is a strong defense; And he that hath found him hath found a treasure.

Joseph Addison

Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.

Erma Bombeck

A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.

Charles Kingsley

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

George Washington

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

Aristotle

Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.

Henry David Thoreau

The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.

Soren Kierkegaard

I see it all perfectly; there are two possible situations - one can either do this or that. My honest opinion and my friendly advice is this: do it or do not do it - you will regret both.

Charles Lamb

Boys are capital fellows in their own way, among their mates; but they are unwholesome companions for grown people.

Thomas Moore

Came but for friendship, and took away love.

Hillaire Belloc

From quiet homes and first beginning, out to the undiscovered ends, there's nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends.

Edgar Watson Howe

Don't abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism.

Keira Knightley

I tried college for three months but I was desperately unhappy. I just wanted to perform. I was getting straight As but I had no friends and cried every day.

Woodrow Wilson

At every crisis in one's life, it is absolute salvation to have some sympathetic friend to whom you can think aloud without restraint or misgiving.

Saint Augustine

If two friends ask you to judge a dispute, don't accept, because you will lose one friend; on the other hand, if two strangers come with the same request, accept because you will gain one friend.

Albert Camus

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.

Lord Byron

A mistress never is nor can be a friend. While you agree, you are lovers; and when it is over, anything but friends.

Larry King

I have lifelong friends. My oldest friend, Herbie, has been a friend since I was 9. I've had bonds for over 50 years with people.

Chanakya

Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.

Robert Louis Stevenson

A friend is a gift you give yourself.

William Butler Yeats

And say my glory was I had such friends.

Miguel de Cervantes

He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all.

Omar Khayyam

You know, my friends, with what a brave carouse I made a Second Marriage in my house; favored old barren reason from my bed, and took the daughter of the vine to spouse.

Erma Bombeck

A friend never defends a husband who gets his wife an electric skillet for her birthday.

Chi Chi Rodriguez

Golf is the only sport that a professional can enjoy playing with his friends.

William Shakespeare

I count myself in nothing else so happy As in a soul rememb'ring my good friends.

Harry S. Truman

You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.

Edgar Allan Poe

In criticism I will be bold, and as sternly, absolutely just with friend and foe. From this purpose nothing shall turn me.

Dan Quayle

My friends, no matter how rough the road may be, we can and we will, never, never surrender to what is right.

Stephen Colbert

There's nothing wrong with being gay. I have plenty of friends who are going to hell.

Thomas More

What though youth gave love and roses, Age still leaves us friends and wine.

Chanakya

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

George Santayana

Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men and women agree, it is only in the conclusions; their reasons are always different.

Kurt Cobain

A friend is nothing but a known enemy.

Martin Luther

There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.

Charles Dickens

Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful companion if you have him all to yourself, his taste becomes very doubtful when he takes to complimenting other people.

Henry David Thoreau

The language of friendship is not words but meanings.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one.

Thomas Moore

A friendship that like love is warm; A love like friendship, stead.

Leo Buscaglia

A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.

Edgar Watson Howe

If a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.

Terri Guillemets

If I had to sum up Friendship in one word, it would be Comfort.

Kurt Cobain

I'm so happy because today I found my friends - they're in my head.

Albert Camus

How can sincerity be a condition of friendship? A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.

William Blake

I was angry with my friend: I told my wrath, my wrath did end. I was angry with my foe: I told it not, my wrath did grow.

Joseph Conrad

As in political so in literary action a man wins friends for himself mostly by the passion of his prejudices and the consistent narrowness of his outlook.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

He makes no friends who never made a foe.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.

Mahatma Gandhi

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.

Leonardo DiCaprio

I don't see why I can't have friends of both sexes without wild rumors being circulated. It's crazy.

Joseph Conrad

Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of flattering illusions.

Zig Ziglar

If you go looking for a friend, you're going to find they're very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere.

Ambrose Bierce

Ambition. An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead.

Rita Rudner

I want to have children, but my friends scare me. One of my friends told me she was in labor for 36 hours. I don't even want to do anything that feels good for 36 hours

Gene Tierney

I had known Cole Porter in Hollywood and New York, spent many a warm hour at his home, and met the talented and original people who were drawn to him.

Abraham Lincoln

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

George Washington

A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.

Henry David Thoreau

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?

Baltasar Gracian

A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.

William Arthur Ward

Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk.

Abraham Lincoln

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?

Voltaire

Better is the enemy of good.

Annie Leibovitz

When you are younger, the camera is like a friend and you can go places and feel like you're with someone, like you have a companion

Epicurus

It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.

Robert Burns

The wide world is all before us - but a world without a friend.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.

W. H. Auden

God bless the USA, so large, so friendly, and so rich.

Alice Walker

No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.

Patrick Jake O'Rourke

Staying married may have long-term benefits. You can elicit much more sympathy from friends over a bad marriage than you ever can from a good divorce.

Christopher Morley

The enemies of the future are always the very nicest people.

Epicurus

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

Ambrose Bierce

The future is that period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true, and our happiness is assured.

John F. Kennedy

Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners, and necessity has made us allies. Those whom God has so joined together, let no man put asunder.

Abraham Lincoln

A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.

Thomas Jefferson

I own that I am not a friend to a very energetic government. It is always oppressive.

Tony Blair

We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder with our American friends in this hour of tragedy, and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world.

Elbert Hubbard

It may happen sometimes that a long debate becomes the cause of a longer friendship. Commonly, those who dispute with one another at last agree.

William Blake

It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.

Napolean Hill

It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.

Omar Khayyam

My friend, let's not think of tomorrow, but let's enjoy this fleeting moment of life.

Larry King

If I do something caring for a friend, I have no doubt in my mind they would do it for me.

Louisa May Alcott

"Stay" is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary.