Friends Quotations

Friends Quotations

  1. "One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three are hardly possible."
    -- Henry Brooks Adams

  2. "The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover."
    -- Joseph Addison

  3. ""Stay" is a charming word in a friend’s vocabulary. "
    -- Louisa May Alcott

  4. "Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything. "
    -- Muhammad Ali

  5. "The most called-upon prerequisite of a friend is an accessible ear. "
    -- Maya Angelou

  6. "Friendships begin because, even without words, we understand how someone feels. "
    -- Joan Walsh Anglund

  7. "Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for awhile and leave footprints on our hearts. And we are never, ever the same."
    -- Anonymous

  8. "A friend hears the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails."
    -- Anonymous

  9. "Count your age with friends but not with years."
    -- Anonymous

  10. "The best kind of friend is the kind you can sit on a porch swing with, never say a word, then walk away feeling like it was the best conversation that you ever had."
    -- Anonymous

  11. "A faithful friend is the medicine of life."
    -- Apocrypha

  12. "There is nothing on this earth to be more prized than true friendship."--
    Saint Thomas Aquinos

  13. ""A friend to all is a friend to none." "
    -- Aristotle

  14. "Between friends there is no need of justice. "
    -- Aristotle

  15. "Can miles truly separate us from friends? If we want to be with someone we love, aren't we already there? "
    -- Richard Bach

  16. "There is nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends."
    -- Hillaire Belloc

  17. "A companion loves some agreeable qualities which a man may possess, but a friend loves the man himself."
    -- James Boswell

  18. "Give truth, and your gift will be paid in kind, And honor will honor meet; And the smile which is sweet will surely find A smile that is just as sweet. "
    -- Madeline S. Bridges

  19. "Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends."
    -- H. Jackson Brown

  20. "A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil-but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small silly presents every so often-just to save it from drying out completely."
    -- Pam Brown

  21. "The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration. "
    -- Pearl S. Buck

  22. "I have always looked at life as a voyage, mostly wonderful, sometimes frightening. In my family and friends I have discovered treasure more valuable than gold."
    -- Jimmy Buffet

  23. "A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world. "
    -- Leo Buscaglia

  24. "Friendship is like money, easier made than kept."
    -- Samuel Butler

  25. "The true beloveds of this world are in their lover's eyes lilacs opening, ship lights, school bells, a landscape, remembered conversations, friends, a child's Sunday, lost voices, one's favorite suit, autumn and all seasons, memory, yes, it being the earth and water of existence, memory. "
    -- Truman Capote

  26. "If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance. "
    -- Dale Carnegie

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

  28. "A good motto is: Use friendliness but do not use your friends. "
    -- Frank Crane

  29. "Treat your friends as you do your pictures, and place them in their best light. "
    -- Jennie Jerome Churchill

  30. "The firmest friendships have been formed in mutual adversity, as iron is most strongly united by the fiercest flame. "
    -- Charles Caleb Colton

  31. "A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth. "
    -- Charles Darwin

  32. "Fate chooses our relatives, we choose our friends."
    -- Jacques Delille (Malheur et Pitié)

  33. "However rare true love is, true friendship is even rarer. "
    -- Francois Duc de La Rochefoucauld

  34. "Keep your friendships in repair. "
    -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  35. "One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives. "
    -- Euripides

  36. "Of all the means to insure happiness throughout the whole of life, by far the most important is the acquistion of friends. "
    -- Epicurus

  37. "We do not so much need the help of our friends as the confidence of their help in need."
    -- Epicurus

  38. "Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world."
    -- John Evelyn

  39. ""I have learned that to have a good friend is the purest of all God's gifts, for it is a love that has no exchange of payment." "
    -- Frances Farmer

  40. "When befriended, remember it. When you befriend, forget it. "
    -- Benjamin Franklin

  41. "If you'd be beloved, make yourself amiable. A true friend is the best possession. "
    -- Benjamin Franklin

  42. "A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down. "
    -- Arnold H. Glasow

  43. "Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil."
    -- Baltasar Gracian

  44. "The paradox of friendship is that it is both the strongest thing in the world and the most fragile. Wild horses cannot separate friends, but whining words can. A man will lay down his life for his friend but will not sacrifice his eardrums. "
    -- Sydney J. Harris

  45. "Friends are the sunshine of life."
    -- John Hay

  46. "The best things in life are never rationed. Friendship, loyalty, love, do not require coupons."
    -- G. T. Hewitt

  47. "A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother. "
    -- Homer (9th century B.C.)

  48. "A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same. "
    -- Elbert Hubbard


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