Friendship Funny Quotes Biography
It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.
Without wearing any mask we are conscious of, we have a special face for each friend.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Friend, Special, Face
Life has no blessing like a prudent friend.
Life, Friend, Blessing
Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
John Boyle O'Reilly
Work, True, Friend
Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
Honore de Balzac
Friend, Belief, Superior
It seems to me that trying to live without friends is like milking a bear to get cream for your morning coffee. It is a whole lot of trouble, and then not worth much after you get it.
Zora Neale Hurston
Morning, Friends, Trying
One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
Love demands infinitely less than friendship.
George Jean Nathan
Love, Less, Demands
Friends are the best to turn to when you're having a rough day.
Best, Friends, Turn
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.
Mind, May, Friend
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.
Friends, Strange, Difference
Lay this unto your breast: Old friends, like old swords, still are trusted best.
Best, Friends, Old
Mighty proud I am that I am able to have a spare bed for my friends.
Friends, Proud, Able
How delightful to find a friend in everyone.
Friend, Everyone, Delightful
That friendship will not continue to the end which is begun for an end.
End, Continue, Begun
My definition of a friend is somebody who adores you even though they know the things you're most ashamed of.
Friend, Somebody, Though
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.
Love, Pretty, Light
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
Love, Alone, Die Quote
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Marriage, Love, Unhappy
Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
Love, Women, Men
Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day.
Thankful, Art, Good
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.
Love, Good, Bad
Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
Love, Often, Ends
If we listened to our intellect, we'd never have a love affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go into business, because we'd be cynical. Well, that's nonsense. You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.
Intelligence, Love, Time
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Peace, May, Wish
Friendship with ones self is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
Friends, Self, Cannot
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.
Life, Good, True
Eros will have naked bodies; Friendship naked personalities.
C. S. Lewis
Eros, Bodies, Naked
I think it's important to have closure in any relationship that ends - from a romantic relationship to a friendship. You should always have a sense of clarity at the end and know why it began and why it ended. You need that in your life to move cleanly into your next phase.
Moving On, Life, Romantic
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.
Peace, Honest, Nations Quote
True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks.
True, Thinks, Conceal Quote
Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.
Jean de La Fontaine
Life, Evening, Sun
The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.
Hubert H. Humphrey
Moving On, Love, Greatest
Love is a friendship set to music.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Woman, May, Physical
True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation.
True, Adversity, Growth
Friendship is but another name for an alliance with the follies and the misfortunes of others. Our own share of miseries is sufficient: why enter then as volunteers into those of another?
Others, Another, Name
Experts on romance say for a happy marriage there has to be more than a passionate love. For a lasting union, they insist, there must be a genuine liking for each other. Which, in my book, is a good definition for friendship.
Anniversary, Love, Marriage
Friendship, like the immortality of the soul, is too good to be believed.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Good, Soul, Believed
All lasting business is built on friendship.
Alfred A. Montapert
Business, Lasting, Built
False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.
Life, True, False
Friendship is essentially a partnership.
One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.
Simone de Beauvoir
Life, Love, Others Quote
Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.
Relationship, Love, May
Friendship is two-sided. It isn't a friend just because someone's doing something nice for you. That's a nice person. There's friendship when you do for each other. It's like marriage - it's two-sided.
Marriage, Nice, Friend
Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for these wish well alike to each other qua good, and they are good in themselves.
Men, Good, Perfect Quote
A friendship that like love is warm; A love like friendship, steady.
Valentine's Day, Love, Warm
A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.
Wisdom, Love, Good
Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
The two most misused words in the entire English vocabulary are love and friendship. A true friend would die for you, so when you start trying to count them on one hand, you don't need any fingers.
Love, True, Words
I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
Henry David Thoreau
Society, Solitude, Three
I have a loyalty that runs in my bloodstream, when I lock into someone or something, you can't get me away from it because I commit that thoroughly. That's in friendship, that's a deal, that's a commitment. Don't give me paper - I can get the same lawyer who drew it up to break it. But if you shake my hand, that's for life.
Life, Loyalty, Away
Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used.
Used, Credit, Highest
How can sincerity be a condition of friendship? A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.
Truth, Passion, Sincerity
The rule of friendship means there should be mutual sympathy between them, each supplying what the other lacks and trying to benefit the other, always using friendly and sincere words.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Sympathy, Words, Trying
Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
Adversity, Growth, Plant
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.
May, Happen, Sometimes
True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.
Charles Caleb Colton
Health, True, Lost
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Love, Often, Ends
There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.
Henry Ward Beecher
Love, Child, Parent
People come in and out of our lives, and the true test of friendship is whether you can pick back up right where you left off the last time you saw each other.
Time, True, Off
The essence of true friendship is to make allowance for another's little lapses.
True, Another, Essence
Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
Marriage, Soul, Divorce
Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.
Life, Love, Obsession
Marriage: A friendship recognized by the police.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Marriage, Police, Recognized
What I cannot love, I overlook. Is that real friendship?
Love, Cannot, Overlook
Dad needs to show an incredible amount of respect and humor and friendship toward his mate so the kids understand their parents are sexy, they're fun, they do things together, they're best friends. Kids learn by example. If I respect Mom, they're going to respect Mom.
Humor, Best, Respect
There is something in the unselfish and self-sacrificing love of a brute, which goes directly to the heart of him who has had frequent occasion to test the paltry friendship and gossamer fidelity of mere Man.
Edgar Allan Poe
Love, Heart, Him
What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun. A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Life, True, Friend
Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
Wisdom, Happy, Greatest
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Love, True, May
Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.
Greatest, Friends, Become
The Bush Administration's failure to be consistently involved in helping Israel achieve peace with the Palestinians has been both wrong for our friendship with Israel, as well as badly damaging to our standing in the Arab world.
Peace, Failure, Wrong
If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.
Michel de Montaigne