Quotes Quotations and Sayings about Friendship Part 2
A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.
The real test of friendship is: can you literally do nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple?
A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
John D. Rockefeller
The sincere friends of this world are as ship lights in the stormiest of nights.
Giotto di Bondone
A man’s growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.
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.
Think where man’s glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had such friends.
William Butler Yeats
A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.
Arnold H. Glasow
Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts.
Margaret Lee Runbeck
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.
The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
Many a person has held close, throughout their entire lives, two friends that always remained strange to one another, because one of them attracted by virtue of similarity, the other by difference.
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
But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.
Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them.
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.
But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Instead of loving your enemies – treat your friends a little better.
Edward W. Howe
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.
She is a friend of mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order. It’s good, you know, when you got a woman who is a friend of your mind.
It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.
Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.
Jean de La Fontaine
Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.
Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us, if we take them tenderly and truly.
Amos Bronson Alcott
Love demands infinitely less than friendship.
George Jean Nathan
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Lovers have a right to betray you… friends don’t.
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