Friendship Quotes (331)

Quotes and citations about friendship

One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim... view

By: Henry B. Adams

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

By: Joseph Addison

Friendships, in general, are suddenly contracted.. view

By: Joseph Addison

True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions... view

By: Joseph Addison

Conjugal love, or the friendship of spouses, can persist even after sexual desires have weakened, withered, and disappeared... view

By: Mortimer Adler

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

By: Mortimer Adler

Aristotle uses a mother's love for her child as the prime example of love or friendship... view

By: Mortimer Adler

Those who insist on having hostilities with us, kill and destroy the option of friendship with us in the future, which is unfortunate because it is clear the future belongs to Iran and that enmities will be fruitless... view

By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything... view

By: Muhammad Ali

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... view

By: Tim Allen

Even where friendship is concerned, it takes me a long time to trust people... view

By: Namie Amuro

Moral science is better occupied when treating of friendship than of justice... view

By: Thomas Aquinas

There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship... view

By: Thomas Aquinas

Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious... view

By: Thomas Aquinas

I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship... view

By: Pietro Aretino

Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence.. view

By: Aristotle

Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit... view

By: Aristotle

Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies... view

By: Aristotle

Friendship is essentially a partnership... view

By: Aristotle

Music is the social act of communication among people, a gesture of friendship, the strongest there is... view

By: Malcolm Arnold

This airline is grateful for his extensive contributions and we will miss his friendship and support. We extend our deepest sympathies to the Casey family on its personal loss... view

By: Gerard Arpey

We must reach out our hand in friendship and dignity both to those who would befriend us and those who would be our enemy... view

By: Arthur Ashe

Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love... view

By: Jane Austen

General benevolence, but not general friendship, made a man what he ought to be... view

By: Jane Austen

Business, you know, may bring you money, but friendship hardly ever does... view

By: Jane Austen

Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom... view

By: Francis Bacon

The worst solitude is to have no real friendships... view

By: Francis Bacon

Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other... view

By: Honore de Balzac

Loyalty and friendship, which is to me the same, created all the wealth that I've ever thought I'd have... view

By: Ernie Banks

I learned from Mr. Wrigley, early in my career, that loyalty wins and it creates friendships. I saw it work for him in his business... view

By: Ernie Banks

But it all comes down to friendship, treating people right... view

By: Ernie Banks

I'm just talking specifically of women's friendships. If two women go to a bar and they are fighting over men, it makes it much easier for the men. If two women are very close and they act as it makes it very difficult for the men to pull one over on anybody... view

By: Jennifer Beals

I said, wouldn't it be nice, instead of having these women fight with each other over men, which seems to be more of a cliche, wouldn't it be wonderful if they were the true comrades and it took these men much more time to infiltrate their friendships... view

By: Jennifer Beals

It became very clear to the director that it would be foolish not to use our friendship. I had tried to talk to him about it because all the relationships in the film are so, not negative, but antagonistic. There's not a lot of love going around... view

By: Jennifer Beals

006 was such an interesting character and the film really explored his friendship with Bond and how it all went wrong, so it was a very personal journey for both characters... view

By: Sean Bean

One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion... view

By: Simone de Beauvoir

There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child... view

By: Henry Ward Beecher

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... view

By: Henry Ward Beecher

Laughter is not a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is the best ending for one... view

By: Henry Ward Beecher

When friendship disappears then there is a space left open to that awful loneliness of the outside world which is like the cold space between the planets. It is an air in which men perish utterly... view

By: Hilaire Belloc