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Quotes On Friendship

Friendship Sayings

Friday 25 March, 2016.

Quotes on friendship, friendship sayings, famous friendship quotes, friendship quotes for you to enjoy. Use as messages for cards and greetings.

Friends are like gold, a great treasure in our lives. Sometimes our friends take the place of family and sometimes our family are our best friends…

Friendship can take many forms. These friendship quotes and friendship sayings remind us of the ups and downs of being a friend and having friends.

Quotes On Friendship

“Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.”
~ Elie Wiesel ~


“Alone, all alone
Nobody, but nobody
Can make it out here alone.”
~ Maya Angelou ~


“Friendship isn’t a big thing – it’s a million little things.”
~ Author Unknown ~


“But if the while I think on thee, dear friend,
All losses are restored and sorrows end.”
~ William Shakespeare ~


“A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.”
~ Donna Roberts ~


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.”
~ Albert Schweitzer ~


“Friendship is mutual blackmail elevated to the level of love.”
~ Robin Morgan ~


“We need old friends to help us grow old and new friends to help us stay young.”
~ Letty Cottin Pogrebin ~


“Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand.”
~ Karl Menninger ~


“There is nothing we like to see so much as the gleam of pleasure in a person’s eye when he feels that we have sympathized with him, understood him.
At these moments something fine and spiritual passes between two friends. These are the moments worth living.”
~ Don Marquis ~


Quotes On Friendship that make you think

“The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.”
~ Elizabeth Foley ~


“We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.”
~ Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama ~


“The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship.”
~ Francis Bacon ~


“A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


The bird a nest
the spider a web
the human friendship.”
~ William Blake ~


More Quotes On Friendship…

“The friend who holds your hand and says the wrong thing is made of dearer stuff than the one who stays away.”
~ Barbara Kingsolver ~


“Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great.”
~ Mark Twain ~


“A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.”
~ Bernard Meltzer ~


“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.”
~ Anais Nin ~


“One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention.”
~ Clifton Fadiman ~


“There are three types of friends: those like food, without which you can’t live; those like medicine, which you need occasionally; and those like an illness, which you never want.”
~ Author Unknown ~


One of my favourite quotes on friendship…

“Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend.”
~ Albert Camus ~


“It’s no good trying to keep up old friendships. It’s painful for both sides. The fact is, one grows out of people, and the only thing is to face it.”
~ W. Somerset Maugham ~


“The holy passion of friendship is so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring in nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.”
~ Mark Twain ~


“Love is blind, but friendship closes its eyes.”
~ Author Unknown ~


“Truth springs from argument amongst friends.”
~ David Hume ~


“Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.”
~ Oprah Winfrey ~


“We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.”
~ Robert Louis Stevenson ~


“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.”
~ William Hazlitt ~


“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.”
~ Buddha ~


“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.”
~ Robert Brault ~


“Friends are relatives you make for yourself.”
~ Eustache Deschamps ~


“Every man should have a fair-sized cemetary in which to bury the faults of his friends.”
~ Henry Brooks Adams ~


“Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.”
~ Aristotle ~


“Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend’s success.”
~ Oscar Wilde ~


Wise Quotes On Friendship

“When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving much advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a gentle and tender hand. The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing and face with us the reality of our powerlessness, that is a friend who cares.”
~ Henri Nouwen ~


We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence.
~ Joseph Roux ~


And Friendship Sayings from a real friend…

Quotes On Friendship from the best bear friend ever –
Winnie the Pooh

“If ever there is tomorrow when we’re not together.. there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we’re apart.. I’ll always be with you.”
~ Winnie the Pooh ~


“If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together keep me in your heart, I’ll stay there forever.”
~ Winnie the Pooh ~


“Promise me you’ll never forget me because if I thought you would I’d never leave.”
~ Winnie the Pooh ~


“Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. “Pooh,” he whispered.
“Yes, Piglet?”
“Nothing,” said Piglet, taking Pooh’s paw, “I just wanted to be sure of you.”
~ Winnie the Pooh ~


“A little Consideration, a little Thought for Others, makes all the difference.”
~ Winnie the Pooh ~

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