Inspirational: Friendship Quotes

We got friends to make up for our relatives

— Anonymous

A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.

— Fr. Jerome Cummings

Remember, the greatest gift is not found in a store nor under a tree, but
in the hearts of true friends.

— Cindy Lew

Who finds a faithful friend, finds a treasure.

— Jewish Saying

What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies. — Aristotle

“The only way to have a friend is to be one.”

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.

— Abraham Lincoln

“A faithful friend is the medicine of life.”

— Apocrypha

“The best mirror is an old friend.”

–George Herbert

One who looks for a friend without faults will have none.

— Hasidic Saying

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.

— Walter Winchell

Friends are needed both for joy and for sorrow.

— Samuel Paterson

Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world.

— John Evelyn

A friend hears the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory

— Anonymous

“The rain may be falling hard outside,

But your smile makes it all alright.

I’m so glad that you’re my friend.

I know our friendship will never end.”

— Robert Alan

“Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening

— Aristotle (4th century B.C.)

“Friendship is essentially a partnership.”

— Aristotle (4th century B.C.)

“Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labor.
For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe unto him
that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up.”

— The Bible: Ecclesiastes 4:9-10.

“A friend loves at all times.”

— The Bible: Proverbs 17, 17.

“A companion loves some agreeable qualities which a man may possess, but a
friend loves the man himself.”

— James Boswell (1763)

“Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote
the good and happiness of one another.”

— Eustace Budgell (1711)

“Friendship is Love without his wings!”

— Lord Byron (1806)

“Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by
dividing and sharing it.”

— Cicero (44 B.C.)

“True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known
until it be lost”

— Charles Caleb Colton (1825)

“A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.”

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

“A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere.”

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

“We do not so much need the help of our friends as the confidence of their
help in need.”

— Epicurus (3rd century B.C.)

“Friends show their love in times of trouble…”

— Euripides (408 B.C.)

“One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.”

— Euripides (408 B.C.)

“A good friend is my nearest relation.”

— Thomas Fuller (1732)

“My friend is he who will tell me my faults in private.”

— Solomon Ibn Gabirol

“Your friend is your needs answered.”

— Kahil Gibran

“Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.”

— Kahil Gibran.

“Let your best be for your friend…”

— Kahil Gibran

“In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of

— Kahil Gibran

“A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother.”

— Homer (9th century B.C.)

“We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship is formed. As in filling
a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over;
so in a series of kindnesses there is at last one which makes the heart
run over.”

— Samuel Johnson

“However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.”

— La Rochefoucauld (1665)

“A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the
least care to acquire.”

— La Rochefoucauld (1665)

“I shot an arrow into the air,

It fell to earth, I knew not where;

For so swiftly it flew, the sight

Could not follow it in its flight.

I breathed a song into the air,

It fell to earth, I knew not where;

For, who has sight so keen and strong

That it can follow the flight of song?

Long, long afterward, in an oak

I found the arrow, still unbroke;

And the song, from beginning to end,

I found again in the heart of a friend.”

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“You can make more friends in two months by becoming really interested in
other people, than you can in two years by trying to get other people
interested in you.”

— Bernard Meltzer

“Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.”

— Baltasar Gracian (1647)

“Friendship needs no words…”

— Dag Hammarskjold.

“Friends are the sunshine of life.”

— John Hay (1871)

Good friends are like stars….You don’t always see them, but you know they
are always there.

— Anonymous

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