Friendship Quotes

~Wonderful Friendship Quotes~

"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

"Plant a seed of friendship; reap a bouquet of happiness."
Lois L. Kaufman

"Yes, we must ever be friends; and of all who offer you friendship let me be ever the first, the truest, the nearest and dearest!"
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

~My Favorite Friendship Quote~
"No birth certificate is issued when friendship is born. There is nothing tangible. There is just a feeling that your life is different and that your capacity to love and care has miraculously been enlarged with out any effort on your part. It's like having a tiny apartment and somebody moves in with you. But instead of becoming cramped and crowded, the space expands, and you discover rooms you never knew you had until your friend moved in with you." Steve Tesich

~A Super Wonderful Friendship Quote~
"No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever." Francois Mauriac

"A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love." St. Basil

"Friendship never explains - your friends do not need it, and your enemies will not believe it anyway. A real friend never gets in your way, unless you happen to be on the way down. A friend is someone you can do nothing with and enjoy it. However much we guard ourselves against it, we tend to shape ourselves in the image others have of us. It is not so much the example of others we imitate, as the reflection of ourselves in their eyes and the echo of ourselves in their words." Eric Hoffer

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"The real test of friendship is: Can you literally do nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy together those moments of life that are utterly simple? They are the moments people look back on at the end of life and number as their most sacred experiences." Eugene Kennedy

"Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together." Woodrow Wilson

"She discovered with great delight that one does not love one's children just because they are one's children but because of the friendship formed while raising them." Gabriel Garcia Marquez

"There is an important difference between love and friendship. While the former delights in extremes and opposites, the latter demands equality." Franoise d'Aubign

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

"There can be no friendship where there is no freedom. Friendship loves a free air, and will not be fenced up in straight and narrow enclosures." William Penn

~Funny Friendship Quote~
"Show me a genuine case of platonic friendship, and I shall show you two old or homely faces." Austin O'Malley

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

"Friendship is...the sort of love one can imagine between angels."
C. S. Lewis

"Of all things which wisdom provides to make life entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship." Epicurus

"Marriage is a sort of friendship recognized by the police." Author Unknown

"Only solitary men know the full joys of friendship. Others have their family; but to a solitary and an exile his friends are everything."
Warren Gamaliel Harding

"But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life; and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part of life is sunshine." Thomas Jefferson

"The gift of friendship is a wondrous thing with the joys and happiness good friends bring." Author Unknown

"Love is like the wild rose-briar; friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly?" Emily Bronte

"Acquaintance: a degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor or obscure, and intimate when he is rich or famous." Ambrose Bierce

"Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival."
C. S. Lewis

"Friendships begun in this world will be taken up again, never to be broken off." St. Francis De Sales

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