Friendship quotes

Friends are honest with each other. Even if the truth …Friends are honest with each other. Even if the truth hurts

Short Truth Friends Honesty

It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy …It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.

Love Marriage Short

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

Soul

Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my …Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?

Life Kindness Enemy

When the snows fall and the white winds blow, the lone wolf dies but the pack …When the snows fall and the white winds blow, the lone wolf dies but the pack survives.

Loneliness Nature Strength

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

Short

No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to …No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.

Acceptance

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

It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as …It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.

Religion Enemy Compassion

Friendship is far more tragic than love. It lasts …Friendship is far more tragic than love. It lasts longer.

Funny Love Short Witty

A friend may be waiting behind a stranger's …A friend may be waiting behind a stranger's face.

Short

The only way to have a friend is to be …The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Short Wisdom






Love + Friendship quotes

Love Quotes
Friendship is the touchstone by which we may know the purity of any relationship, human or divine. …Friendship is the touchstone by which we may know the purity of any relationship, human or divine. It has the sweetness of all forms of love without their contamination.

Love Relationship

Marriage between man and woman is for the purpose of each partner helping to uplift the other in a …Marriage between man and woman is for the purpose of each partner helping to uplift the other in a commitment of divine friendship, love, and loyalty that will move both souls closer to their true nature

Love Marriage Soul

No matter how unpleasant it is to tell a friend that he is wrong, you must say it with love in your …No matter how unpleasant it is to tell a friend that he is wrong, you must say it with love in your heart and stand firm on it

Love

You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I …You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.

Love Romantic

Love, friendship, laughter... Some of the best things in life really are …Love, friendship, laughter... Some of the best things in life really are free.

Love Laughter

It gives me strength to have somebody to fight for; I can never fight for myself, but, for others, …It gives me strength to have somebody to fight for; I can never fight for myself, but, for others, I can kill.

Love Strength

A guy and a girl can be just friends, but at one point or another, they will fall for each other... …A guy and a girl can be just friends, but at one point or another, they will fall for each other... Maybe temporarily, maybe at the wrong time, maybe too late, or maybe forever

Love Relationship

Don't pray for home or for money or for love or for friendship. Don't pray for anything of this …Don't pray for home or for money or for love or for friendship. Don't pray for anything of this world. Enjoy only what the Lord gives to you. All else leads to delusion.

Love

There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving …There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.

Love

No human relation gives one possession in another-every two souls are absolutely different. In …No human relation gives one possession in another-every two souls are absolutely different. In friendship or in love, the two side by side raise hands together to find what one cannot reach alone.

Love Individuality

Can miles truly separate you from friends... If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you …Can miles truly separate you from friends... If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there?

Love Relationship

One day, when I am a braver man, I will tell her these things, and then I will look her in the eye …One day, when I am a braver man, I will tell her these things, and then I will look her in the eye tell her I love her and ask her to be only mine. But until that day, we're just friends.

Love Romance

Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman, but no …Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman, but no angel.

Love Trust

We always see our worst selves. Our most vulnerable selves. We need someone else to get close …We always see our worst selves. Our most vulnerable selves. We need someone else to get close enough to tell us we're wrong. Someone we trust.

Love Trust

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you... I could walk through my garden …If I had a flower for every time I thought of you... I could walk through my garden forever.

Love Poetry

So long as we love- we serve; so long as we are loved by others, I would almost say that we are …So long as we love- we serve; so long as we are loved by others, I would almost say that we are indispensable; and no man is useless while he has a friend.

Love

There are so many men, all endlessly attempting to sweep me off my feet. And there is one of you, …There are so many men, all endlessly attempting to sweep me off my feet. And there is one of you, trying just the opposite. Making sure my feet are firm beneath me, lest I fall.

Love

Remembering. Forgetting. I'm not sure which is …Remembering. Forgetting. I'm not sure which is worse.

Love Short Pain

The treasure of friendship is your richest possession, because it goes with you beyond this life. …The treasure of friendship is your richest possession, because it goes with you beyond this life. All the true friends you have made you will meet again in the home of the Father, for real love is never lost.

Love



Short + Friendship quotes

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

Short

It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by …It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.

Short Trust

The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting …The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.

Short Pain Joy

A friend to all is a friend to …A friend to all is a friend to none.

Short Truth

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an …Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.

Short

It's easy to make friends if you let people laugh at …It's easy to make friends if you let people laugh at you.

Short Laughter People

Without friends, no one would want to live, even if he had all other …Without friends, no one would want to live, even if he had all other goods.

Short Friends

Do not keep company with people unless you are prepared to give them your full …Do not keep company with people unless you are prepared to give them your full attention

Short People Life lessons

It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy …It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?"

Short Humor

There's not a word yet, for old friends who've just …There's not a word yet, for old friends who've just met.

Short

Two things you will never have to chase: True friends & true …Two things you will never have to chase: True friends & true love.

Short

A real friend isn't capable of feeling sorry for …A real friend isn't capable of feeling sorry for you.

Short

Libraries are our …Libraries are our friends.

Short



All Friendship Quotes


You meet people who forget you. You forget people you meet. But sometimes you meet those people you …You meet people who forget you. You forget people you meet. But sometimes you meet those people you can't forget. Those are your friends

People

I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe …I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.

Relationship Belief

I'm a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have the heart to let …I'm a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have the heart to let him down.

Success

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value; rather it is one …Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.

Life Philosophy Art

Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes …Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.

Tell me what kind of company a person keeps and I will tell you what he …Tell me what kind of company a person keeps and I will tell you what he is.

Personality

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

Relationship Truth

Your heart and my heart are very, very old …Your heart and my heart are very, very old friends.

Heart Short

Surround yourself with people whose definition of you is not based on your history, but your …Surround yourself with people whose definition of you is not based on your history, but your destiny.

Relationship People

Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not …Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.

Happiness Life Short Wisdom

Friendship- my definition- is built on two things. Respect and trust. Both elements have to be …Friendship- my definition- is built on two things. Respect and trust. Both elements have to be there. And it has to be mutual. You can have respect for someone, but if you don't have trust, the friendship will crumble.

Trust

Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your …Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart

Heart Life People

Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and …Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.

The language of Friendship is not words, but …The language of Friendship is not words, but meanings.

A faithful friend is a strong defense, And he that hath found him hath found a …A faithful friend is a strong defense, And he that hath found him hath found a treasure.

Friendship is everything. Friendship is more than talent. It is more than the government. It is …Friendship is everything. Friendship is more than talent. It is more than the government. It is almost the equal of family

Family

Just thinking about a friend makes you want to do a happy dance, because a friend is someone who …Just thinking about a friend makes you want to do a happy dance, because a friend is someone who loves you in spite of your faults.

Thinking

Real value isn't in what you own, drive, wear or live. The greater value is found in love and life, …Real value isn't in what you own, drive, wear or live. The greater value is found in love and life, health and strength, friends and family!

Family Life Love Strength

Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys and dividing our …Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys and dividing our grief

Happiness Joy

We are like islands in the sea, separate on the surface but connected in the …We are like islands in the sea, separate on the surface but connected in the deep.

Consciousness

We know from daily life that we exist for other people first of all, for whose smiles and …We know from daily life that we exist for other people first of all, for whose smiles and well-being our own happiness depends.

Happiness Life Relationship

Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense …Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected.

What do you most value in your friends? Their continued …What do you most value in your friends? Their continued existence.

Life Friends

Treat your men as you would your own beloved sons. And they will follow you into the deepest …Treat your men as you would your own beloved sons. And they will follow you into the deepest valley.

You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to …You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.

Inspirational

Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best …Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.

Life Short

You are the average of the five people you spend the most time …You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.

Relationship Short Personality People

Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, …Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.

Life Love

Don't be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter …Don't be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.

Life Advice People

For a friend with an understanding heart is worth no less than a …For a friend with an understanding heart is worth no less than a brother

Heart Understanding

Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. …Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.

Learning

The friend who holds your hand and says the wrong thing is made of dearer stuff than the one who …The friend who holds your hand and says the wrong thing is made of dearer stuff than the one who stays away.

Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him …Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.

True friends are families which you can …True friends are families which you can select.

Family Short Choice

When friendships are real, they are not glass threads or frost work, but the solidest things we can …When friendships are real, they are not glass threads or frost work, but the solidest things we can know.

Don't walk in front of me... I may not follow; Don't walk behind me... I may not lead; Walk beside …Don't walk in front of me... I may not follow; Don't walk behind me... I may not lead; Walk beside me... just be my friend

A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves …A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.

There is nothing more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, …There is nothing more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.

Marriage Relationship

Be careful who you call your friends. I'd rather have four quarters than one hundred …Be careful who you call your friends. I'd rather have four quarters than one hundred pennies.

Friends

Friendship with oneself is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else …Friendship with oneself is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.

Inspirational

It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our …It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.

Courage

Things that matter are not easy. Feelings of happiness are easy. Happiness is not. Flirting is …Things that matter are not easy. Feelings of happiness are easy. Happiness is not. Flirting is easy. Love is not. Saying you're friends is easy. Being friends is not.

Happiness Love Feeling

Unreal friendship may turn to real, But real friendship, once ended, cannot be …Unreal friendship may turn to real, But real friendship, once ended, cannot be mended

Never leave a friend behind. Friends are all we have to get us through this life--and they are the …Never leave a friend behind. Friends are all we have to get us through this life--and they are the only things from this world that we could hope to see in the next.

Time doesn't take away from friendship, nor does …Time doesn't take away from friendship, nor does separation.

Time

Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know …Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.

Understanding

The relationship that exists between friends is the grandest of human loves. Friendly love is pure, …The relationship that exists between friends is the grandest of human loves. Friendly love is pure, because it is without compulsion

Relationship Friends

Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of …Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.

Heart

We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an …We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.

Life World

True friendship consists in being mutually useful in offering one's friend good cheer in distress, …True friendship consists in being mutually useful in offering one's friend good cheer in distress, sympathy in sorrow, advice in trouble, and material help in times of real need.

Friends Advice

One who has given his friendship to another gladly foregoes selfish pleasures or self-interest for …One who has given his friendship to another gladly foregoes selfish pleasures or self-interest for the sake of his friend's happiness, without consciousness of loss or sacrifice, and without counting the cost.

Kindness

There is one friend in the life of each of us who seems not a separate person, however dear and …There is one friend in the life of each of us who seems not a separate person, however dear and beloved, but an expansion, an interpretation, of one's self, the very meaning of one's soul.

Life Soul

Time that withers you will wither me. We will fall like ripe fruit and roll down the grass …Time that withers you will wither me. We will fall like ripe fruit and roll down the grass together. Dear friend, let me lie beside you watching the clouds until the earth covers us and we are gone.

Death Time

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

Life Love Philosophy Compassion

the companions of our childhood always possess a certain power over our minds which hardly any …the companions of our childhood always possess a certain power over our minds which hardly any later friend can obtain.

We always enjoy the company of those who flatter us, but this weakens us. We should prefer the …We always enjoy the company of those who flatter us, but this weakens us. We should prefer the company of those who tell us the truth and help us to be better.

Truth

Anybody can look at you. It's quite rare to find someone who sees the same world you …Anybody can look at you. It's quite rare to find someone who sees the same world you see.

Perspective

Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to …Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend's success.

Witty Humor Suffering

Don't be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting …Don't be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.

Moment

If you care about somebody, you should want them to be happy. Even if you wind up being left …If you care about somebody, you should want them to be happy. Even if you wind up being left out.

Kindness

We live, in fact, in a world starved for solitude, silence, and private: and therefore starved for …We live, in fact, in a world starved for solitude, silence, and private: and therefore starved for meditation and true friendship.

Silence Meditation

Never forget that once upon a time, in an unguarded moment, you recognized yourself as a …Never forget that once upon a time, in an unguarded moment, you recognized yourself as a friend.

Moment

When you part from your friend, you grieve not; For that which you love most in him may be clearer …When you part from your friend, you grieve not; For that which you love most in him may be clearer in his absence, as the mountain to the climber is clearer from the plain.

Poetry Simile

I hold this to be the highest task of a bond between two people: that each should stand guard over …I hold this to be the highest task of a bond between two people: that each should stand guard over the solitude of the other.

People

No man can be called friendless who has God and the companionship of good …No man can be called friendless who has God and the companionship of good books.

God Religion Book Reading

Friends don't spy; true friendship is about privacy, …Friends don't spy; true friendship is about privacy, too.

True friends are always together in …True friends are always together in spirit.

A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself-and especially to feel, or not feel. …A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself-and especially to feel, or not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at any moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is.

Acceptance Understanding

We need Joy as we need air. We need Love as we need water. We need each other as we need the earth …We need Joy as we need air. We need Love as we need water. We need each other as we need the earth we share.

Relationship Joy

The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for …The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.

Happiness Relationship Success

I don't suppose you have many friends. Neither do I. I don't trust people who say they have a lot …I don't suppose you have many friends. Neither do I. I don't trust people who say they have a lot of friends. It's a sure sign that they don't really know anyone.

Trust

Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their …Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.

There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in …There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.

I hadn't been in proper school in three years. My parents were my two best friends. My third best …I hadn't been in proper school in three years. My parents were my two best friends. My third best friend was an author who did not know I existed.

Family Relationship Book

I was tired of pretending that I was someone else just to get along with people, just for the sake …I was tired of pretending that I was someone else just to get along with people, just for the sake of having friendships.

Kill me. If you've ever been my friend, kill …Kill me. If you've ever been my friend, kill me.

One must practice celibacy and absolutely forget sex if one wants to know divine love through …One must practice celibacy and absolutely forget sex if one wants to know divine love through friendship; then friendship nurtures the cultivation of divine love.

Watson. Come at once if convenient. If inconvenient, come all the …Watson. Come at once if convenient. If inconvenient, come all the same.

Humor

I love walking into a bookstore. It's like all my friends are sitting on shelves, waving their …I love walking into a bookstore. It's like all my friends are sitting on shelves, waving their pages at me.

Book

Two persons who unite their lives to help each other toward divine realization are founding their …Two persons who unite their lives to help each other toward divine realization are founding their marriage on the right basis: unconditional friendship

Marriage Self realization

We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship is formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, …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.

Heart Kindness

To be spiritual is to be broad, to understand and forgive, and to be a friend to …To be spiritual is to be broad, to understand and forgive, and to be a friend to all.

Forgiveness Understanding

I am glad you are here with me. Here at the end of all things, …I am glad you are here with me. Here at the end of all things, Sam.

Friendship consists in rejoicing in the good fortune of one's friends and in sympathizing with them …Friendship consists in rejoicing in the good fortune of one's friends and in sympathizing with them in adversity

The spiritual purpose of family life is to expand one's consciousness through the cultivation of …The spiritual purpose of family life is to expand one's consciousness through the cultivation of purifying divine love and friendship that is not conditioned by sex or any selfish motivation

Family Marriage Relationship Consciousness

I don't trust anybody. Not anybody. And the more that I care about someone, the more sure I am …I don't trust anybody. Not anybody. And the more that I care about someone, the more sure I am they're going to get tired of me and take off.

Fear Trust

Growing apart doesn't change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will …Growing apart doesn't change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I'm glad for that.

I am always saying 'Glad to've met you' to somebody I'm not at all glad I met. If you want to stay …I am always saying "Glad to've met you" to somebody I'm not at all glad I met. If you want to stay alive, you have to say that stuff, though.

Seek your friends of past incarnations in order that you may continue your friendship with them in …Seek your friends of past incarnations in order that you may continue your friendship with them in this life, and perfect it into divine friendship. One lifetime is not always sufficient to achieve the perfection of unconditional divine love

Great! He has indigestion, so let's torture him with …Great! He has indigestion, so let's torture him with cake.

Humor

I claim you, Rowan Whitethorn. I don't care what you say and how much you protest. I claim you as …I claim you, Rowan Whitethorn. I don't care what you say and how much you protest. I claim you as my friend.

I wanted to be one of those people who have streaks to maintain, who scorch the ground with their …I wanted to be one of those people who have streaks to maintain, who scorch the ground with their intensity. But for now, at least I knew such people, and they needed me, just like comets need tails.

To ignore or abuse friendship is an affront to …To ignore or abuse friendship is an affront to God.

God

There are some things you can't share without ending up liking each other, and knocking out a …There are some things you can't share without ending up liking each other, and knocking out a twelve-foot mountain troll is one of them.

Make every effort to rediscover your friends of past incarnations, whom you may recognize through …Make every effort to rediscover your friends of past incarnations, whom you may recognize through familiar physical, mental, and spiritual qualities.

the only way Bex would miss this would be if she were unconscious. And tied up. And in a concrete …the only way Bex would miss this would be if she were unconscious. And tied up. And in a concrete bunker. In Siberia.

Humor

We met less than a week ago and in that time I've done nothing but lie and cheat and betray you. I …We met less than a week ago and in that time I've done nothing but lie and cheat and betray you. I know. But if you give me a chance...all I want is to protect you. To be near you. For as long as I'm able.

When true friendship exists between two souls and they seek spiritual love and God's love together, …When true friendship exists between two souls and they seek spiritual love and God's love together, when their only wish is to be of service to each other, their friendship produces the flame of Spirit.

Marriage Spirituality

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. 'Pooh!' he whispered. 'Yes, Piglet?' 'Nothing,' said Piglet, …Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh!" he whispered. "Yes, Piglet?" "Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's paw. "I just wanted to be sure of you.

I got you to look after me, and you got me to look after you, and that's …I got you to look after me, and you got me to look after you, and that's why.

I don't feel very much like Pooh today,' said Pooh. 'There there,' said Piglet. 'I'll bring you tea …I don't feel very much like Pooh today," said Pooh. "There there," said Piglet. "I'll bring you tea and honey until you do.

And he looked lonely enough that she said, 'If you like, you could be my …And he looked lonely enough that she said, 'If you like, you could be my friend'.

You had to know a person well to make them laugh like …You had to know a person well to make them laugh like that.

Laughter