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Friendship Quotes

"There was really no friendship in modeling though a certain amount of warmth comes from running into models you know on shoots because you end up in so many unfamiliar places from Alaska to Africa."

"The firmest friendship is based on an identity of likes and dislikes."

"The part which American friendship played in helping us to win the freedom we enjoy in this part of Ireland has been gratefully recognized and acknowledged by our people."

"Real friendship like real poetry is extremely rare - and precious as a pearl."

"Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion enmity worship love but no friendship."

"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."

"Sincere friendship towards God in all who believe him to be properly an intelligent willing being does most apparently directly and strongly incline to prayer and it no less disposes the heart strongly to desire to have our infinitely glorious."

"Friends are born not made."

"Love is like the wild rose-briar Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms but which will bloom most constantly?"

"The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love."

"Show me a genuine case of platonic friendship and I shall show you two old or homely faces."

"An excellent man he has no enemies and none of his friends like him."

"Friendship is Love without his wings!"

"A quarrel between friends when made up adds a new tie to friendship."

"A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success!"

"The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it."

"It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them."

"The friendship we share grows amidst the craggy rock pond reeds of water spray fireflies scented with bonfires."

"Men kick friendship around like a football but it doesn't seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces."

"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."

"During the 1950s Aristotle Onassis and I formed what grew to be a close friendship and association in several business ventures."

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

"As iron sharpens iron so a friend sharpens a friend."

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

"To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love are the two greatest proofs not only of goodness of heart but of strength of mind."

"I had three chairs in my house one for solitude two for friendship three for society."

"Sweet is the scene where genial friendship plays the pleasing game of interchanging praise."

"Friendship improves happiness and abates misery by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief."

"Only solitary men know the full joys of friendship. Others have their family but to a solitary and an exile his friends are everything."

"No matter what message you are about to deliver somewhere whether it is holding out a hand of friendship or making clear that you disapprove of something is the fact that the person sitting across the table is a human being so the goal is to always establish common ground."

"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."

"The best time to frame an answer to the letters of a friend is the moment you receive them. Then the warmth of friendship and the intelligence received most forcibly cooperate."

"Life has no blessing like a prudent friend."

"To like and dislike the same things this is what makes a solid friendship."

"Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself."

"He who hath many friends hath none."

"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."

"My parents and librarians along the way taught me about the space between words about the margins where so many juicy moments of life and spirit and friendship could be found. In a library you could find miracles and truth and you might find something that would make you laugh so hard that you get shushed in the friendliest way."

"Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession friendship is never anything but sharing."

"The rare few who early in life have rid themselves of the friendship of the many."

"I understand by this passion the union of desire friendship and tenderness which is inflamed by a single female which prefers her to the rest of her sex and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being."

"Success always necessitates a degree of ruthlessness. Given the choice of friendship or success I'd probably choose success."

"Friendship always benefits love sometimes injures."

"Suspicion is the cancer of friendship."

"Time makes friendship stronger but love weaker."

"Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense and have her nonsense respected."

"You can always tell a real friend: when you've made a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job."

"Friendship and money: oil and water."

"Friendship is one mind in two bodies."

"Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil."

"I loved my 17 years with R.E.M. but I'm ready to reflect assess and move on to a different phase of my life. The four of us will continue our close friendship and I look forward to hearing their future efforts as the world's biggest R.E.M. fan."

"The fact is with every friendship you make and every bond of trust you establish you are shaping the image of America projected to the rest of the world. That is so important. So when you study abroad you're actually helping to make America stronger."

"I would have told him that I appreciated his friendship through the years and that I had learned a lot from him. I really loved Frank like you do a brother."

"Happiness is understanding that friendship is more precious than mere things more precious than getting your own way more precious than being in situations where true principles are not at stake."

"That friendship will not continue to the end which is begun for an end."

"It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship."

"But it all comes down to friendship treating people right."

"When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us we often find that it is those who instead of giving advice solutions or cures have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand."

"Love is friendship set on fire."

"When two people first meet they can only have a very ordinary kind of friendship. But when you begin to understand each other when you get close to them you discover that you're suddenly eager to know him or her even better."

"A true friend freely advises justly assists readily adventures boldly takes all patiently defends courageously and continues a friend unchangeably."

"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."

"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."

"However rare true love may be it is less so than true friendship."

"My last public performance for money was in 1967. For free it was 1972 with the exception of two little one-shot one-song things. But that's just for friends out of friendship for the people involved and also because it was fun."

"Friendship is held to be the severest test of character."

"Instead of loving your enemies - treat your friends a little better."

"There is no friend like an old friend who has shared our morning days no greeting like his welcome no homage like his praise."

"If we are to judge of love by its consequences it more nearly resembles hatred than friendship."

"It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him and to speak painful truth through loving words that is friendship."

"Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts."

"Do not keep on with a mockery of friendship after the substance is gone - but part while you can part friends. Bury the carcass of friendship: it is not worth embalming."

"Although the troops have struck us we throw it all behind and are glad to meet you in peace and friendship."

"I would be willing to do almost anything to make Art happy. I care about our friendship. The only thing I won't do is change the essence of my work."

"If the chemistry is right between star and photographer and the geometry of the pictures pleases the star often the two people end up with a long-term professional friendship during which they continue to work together and to produce highly personal images."

"Friendship has its illusions no less than love."

"She discovered with great delight that one does not love one's children just because they are one's children but because of the friendship formed while raising them."

"One sure way to lose another woman's friendship is to try to improve her flower arrangements."

"In closing I wish to say that while I was sorely beset by a number of white riders in my racing days I have also enjoyed the friendship of countless thousands of white men whom I class as among my closest friends."

"The steady discipline of intimate friendship with Jesus results in men becoming like Him."

"Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long."

"Friendship is inexplicable it should not be explained if one doesn't want to kill it."

"I always felt that the great high privilege relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing."

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

"Here's a news flash: No soldier gives his life. That's not the way it works. Most soldiers who make a conscious decision to place themselves in harm's way do it to protect their buddies. They do it because of the bonds of friendship - and it goes so much deeper than friendship."

"Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies."

"Friendship is a very taxing and arduous form of leisure activity."

"I think romance is friendship and attraction sort of meeting together and that does influence what I'm writing a lot. I try to establish the attraction obviously but I also think it's important to show the characters having actual conversations about things other than their feelings for each other - and to develop their friendship on the page."

"Rare as is true love true friendship is rarer."

"If you're going through friendship issues I would say first of all take a step back. How important is the friendship to you? Sometimes if someone's not being a good friend to you and isn't treating you the way you should be treated then you kind of have to move on sometimes."

"But based on my friendship with Evie as young mothers I started going on freedom rides in 1966."

"I came to Venice for the first time in 1968 and was lucky enough to make the acquaintanceship and then the friendship of two Venetians Roberta and Franco who remain my best friends here after almost 50 years."

"Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun it falls tenderly yet sadly on the heart."

"True friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation."

"A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature."

"One of the great things personally coming to Hawai'i is my friendship of Jim Nicholson."

"I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar."

"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."

"Love is rarer than genius itself. And friendship is rarer than love."

"In friendship as well as love ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than knowledge."