Top 20 Friendship Quotes
When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm 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
Friendship is one of the sweetest joys of life. Many might have failed beneath the bitterness of their trial had they not found a friend.
– Charles Spurgeon
A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.
– Elbert Hubbard
A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.
– Robert Hall
A friend to all is a friend to none.
A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often – just to save it from drying out completely.
– Pam Brown
A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
– John D. Rockefeller
A man’s growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.
– Leo Buscaglia
A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.
– Arnold H. Glasow
Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
– Albert Camus
Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.
– Shirley MacLaine
Friendship and money: oil and water.
– Mario Puzo
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Friendship is held to be the severest test of character. It is easy, we think, to be loyal to a family and clan, whose blood is in your own veins.
– Charles Alexander Eastman
Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
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
Friendship… is not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.
– Muhammad Ali
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
True friends stab you in the front.
– Oscar Wilde