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Friendship Quotes and Sayings

Quotes about Friendship

Welcome to these Friendship Quotes and Sayings - the value of friendships, the pain of losing friendships. May you enjoy these inspiring and funny quotes about Friendship and life.

A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

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Friendship Quotes and Sayings

A friendship that can end never really began.
- Publilius Syrus

The only way to have a friend is to be one.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Without wearing any mask we are conscious of, we have a special face for each friend.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Admonish your friends privately, but praise them openly.
- Publilius Syrus

Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
- Mark Twain

Tears and laughter cleanse the heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When was the last time you told those closest to you how grateful you are for their friendship?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Quotes about Friendship and Life

It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich

A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
- Mencius

A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.
- Leo Buscaglia

It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.
- Epicurus

There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.
- Saint Thomas Aquinas

Friendship Sayings and Quotes

That friendship will not continue to the end which is begun for an end.
- Francis Quarles

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

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.
- James A. Baldwin

Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never.
- Charles Caleb Colton

We die as often as we lose a friend.
- Publilius Syrus

Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
- Mark Twain

Friendship with ones self is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Lend money to an enemy, and thou will gain him, to a friend and thou will lose him.
- Benjamin Franklin

Quotes and Sayings about Friendship

Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Good friends are like stars ... you don't always see them, but you know they are always there.
- Anonymous

One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention.
- Clifton Fadiman

Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.
- Oscar Wilde

It is a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
- Benjamin Franklin

A true friend is one who
overlooks your failures
and tolerates your success.
- Doug Larson

Friendship is Love without his wings.
- Lord Byron

It takes a long time to grow an old friend.
- John Leonard

Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.
- Charles Lamb

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
- The Godfather, Part II (1974)

The best time to make friends is before you need them.
- Ethel Barrymore

The enemy of my enemy is my friend.
- Arabic Proverb and Chinese Proverb.

Funny Friendship Quotes and Sayings

A lifelong friend is someone you haven't borrowed money from yet.
- Anonymous

Friends are God's way of apologizing to us for our families.
- Anonymous

When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it's a sure sign you're getting old.
- Mark Twain

A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
- Erma Bombeck

The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature
that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.
- Mark Twain

A man's friendships are, like his will, invalidated by marriage -
but they are also no less invalidated by the marriage of his friends.
- Samuel Butler

From wine what sudden friendship springs.
- John Gay

Most people enjoy the inferiority of their best friends.
- Lord Chesterfield

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Choose your friends carefully. Your enemies will choose you.
- Yasser Arafat

Do not use a hatchet to remove a fly from your friend's forehead.
- Chinese Proverb

I have three kinds of friends: those who love me, those who pay no attention to me, and those who detest me.
- Nicolas De Chamfort

A friend is someone who will bail you out of jail.
A best friend is the one sitting next to you saying "boy was that fun."
- The Maugles

He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.
- Oscar Wilde

An old friend will help you move. A good friend will help you move a dead body.
- Jim Hayes

Friends are like bras:
close to your heart and there for support.
- Anonymous

Nothing more cheerful than talking about our friends' shortcomings.
- Mason Cooley

Everyone should have at least two friends - one to talk to and one to talk about.
- Anonymous

I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell - you see, I have friends in both places.
- Mark Twain

Friends are the siblings God never gave us.
- Mencius

My wife ran off with my best friend, and I sure do miss him.
- Anonymous

Heaven must be an awfully dull place if your best friends end up elsewhere.
- Anonymous

Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

Contrary to general belief, I do not believe that friends are necessarily the people you like best, they are merely the people who got there first.
- Peter Ustinov

A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
- Abraham Lincoln

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
- Samuel Butler

I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters,
and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
- Oscar Wilde

A friend will tell you she saw your old boyfriend - and he's a priest.
- Erma Bombeck

Marriage is a sort of friendship recognized by the police.
- Anonymous

I always like to know everything about my new friends, and nothing about my old ones.
- Oscar Wilde

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

A true friend stabs you in the front.
- Oscar Wilde

Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn't seem to crack.
Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

An excellent man; he has no enemies; and none of his friends like him.
- Oscar Wilde

Barf: I'm a mog: half man, half dog. I'm my own best friend!
- Spaceballs (1987)

Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.
- Groucho Marx

You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.
- Harry S. Truman

One good reason to only maintain a small circle of friends is that three out of four murders are committed by people who know the victim.
- George Carlin

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