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.

By : Henry B. Adams

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

By : Joseph Addison

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Friendships, in general, are suddenly contracted

By : Joseph Addison

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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.

By : Joseph Addison

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

By : Mortimer Adler

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

By : Mortimer Adler

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

By : Mortimer Adler

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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.

By : Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

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

By : Muhammad Ali

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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.

By : Tim Allen

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

By : Namie Amuro

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

By : Thomas Aquinas

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

By : Thomas Aquinas

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

By : Thomas Aquinas

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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.

By : Pietro Aretino

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

By : Aristotle

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

By : Aristotle

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Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.

By : Aristotle

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Friendship is essentially a partnership.

By : Aristotle

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

By : Malcolm Arnold

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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.

By : Gerard Arpey

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

By : Arthur Ashe

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

By : Jane Austen

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

By : Jane Austen

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

By : Jane Austen

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

By : Francis Bacon

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The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.

By : Francis Bacon

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

By : Honore de Balzac

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

By : Ernie Banks

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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.

By : Ernie Banks

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

By : Ernie Banks

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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.

By : Jennifer Beals

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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.

By : Jennifer Beals

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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.

By : Jennifer Beals

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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.

By : Sean Bean

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

By : Simone de Beauvoir

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

By : Henry Ward Beecher

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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.

By : Henry Ward Beecher

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

By : Henry Ward Beecher

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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.

By : Hilaire Belloc

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