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There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven’t yet met – Friendship Quotes

A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down –  Arnold H. Glasow

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures . For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed *  Khalil Gibran

Yeats I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy.  Let’s face it, friends make life a lot more fun –  Charles R. Swindoll

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Riding on a Limo – OPRAH WINFREY

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

I have learned that to be with those I like is enough – Walt Whitman

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

True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing – Baltasar Gracian

Of all possessions a friend is the most precious Herodotus The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship – William Blake

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

She is a friend of mind She gather me, man The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order – It’s good, you know, when you got a woman who is a friend of your mind – Toni Morrison

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

There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first; when you learn to live for others, they will live for you – Paramahansa Yogananda

Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant – Socrates

A friend is a gift you give yourself – Robert Louis Stevenson

My friends are my estate – Emily

Dickinson Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light – Helen Keller

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship – Thomas Aquinas

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

One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives – Euripides

The language of friendship is not words but meanings – Henry David Thoreau

There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven’t yet met –  William Butler

My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me – Henry Ford

A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself – Jim Morrison

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

A man’s friendships are one of the best measures of his worth – Charles Darwin

Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend – Bill Watterson

There is some self-interest behind every friendship There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth – Chanakya

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence – George Washington

I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend – Thomas Jefferson

It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us, as the confidence of their help – Epicurus

A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably – William Penn

Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing

There is a time for silence A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it’s all over – Octavia E.Butler

A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship – John D.Rockefeller

The world is round so that friendship may encircle it – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

There is no friend like an old friend who has shared our morning days, no greeting like his welcome, no homage like his praise – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Friends and good manners will carry you where money won’t go – Margaret Walker

If you have one true friend you have more than your share – Thomas Fuller

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

Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself – Confucius

As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend – King Solomon

Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart – Washington Irving

Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts – Margaret Lee Runbeck

Friendship at first sight, like love at first sight, is said to be the only truth – Herman Melville

I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world – Thomas AEdison

If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give – George MacDonald

Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend – Plautus

False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports – Richard Burton

The Marxist professors and structural feminists and punk-rock performance poets – Barack Obama

All you need to do to be my friend is like me – Taylor Swift

A quarrel between friends, when made up, adds a new tie to friendship – Saint Francis de Sales

My definition of a friend is somebody who adores you even though they know the things you’re most ashamed of – Jodie Foster

Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends – Shirley MacLaine

You win the victory when you yield to friends – Sophocles

Instead of loving your enemies – treat your friends a little better – EW Howe

Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature – Nathaniel Hawthorne

Love demands infinitely less than friendship – George Jean Nathan

If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends – you’re safe in doing it But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue –
Alice Miller

Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them – Francesco Guicciardini

Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief – Marcus Tullius Cicero

Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other’s little failings – Jean de la Bruyere

Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit – Aristotle

Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing – Benjamin Franklin

A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success! Doug Larson A true friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else – Len Wein

We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence – Joseph Roux

Friendship needs no words – it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness – Dag Hammarskjold

Friends are the best to turn to when you’re having a rough day – Justin Bieber

Yes’m, old friends is always best, ‘less you can catch a new one that’s fit to make an old one out of Sarah Orne Jewett

Friends are born, not made – Henry Adams

It seems to me that trying to live without friends is like milking a bear to get cream for your morning coffee It is a whole lot of trouble, and then not worth much after you get it – Zora Neale Hurston

How delightful to find a friend in everyone – Joseph Brodsky

When friendship disappears then there is a space left open to that awful loneliness of the outside world which is like the cold space between the planets

It is an air in which men perish utterly – Hilaire Belloc

One’s friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human – George Santayana

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 Eastman

It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not – Mignon McLaughlin

Lovers have a right to betray you friends don’t – Judy Holliday

Friends they cherish one another’s hopes They are kind to one another’s dreams – Henry David Thoreau

Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other – Honore de Balzac

But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Many a person has held close, throughout their entire lives, two friends that always remained strange to one another, because one of them attracted by virtue of similarity, the other by difference

Emil Ludwig

Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness – Euripides

Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious – Thomas Aquinas

True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost – Charles Caleb Colton

A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature – Ralph Waldo Emerson

When a friend is in trouble, don’t annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it – E.W.Howe

Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status Such friendships will never give you any happiness – Chanakya

Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes – Friedrich Nietzsche

It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them – Confucius

Life has no blessing like a prudent friend – Euripides

Your friend is your needs answered – Khalil Gibran

A man cannot be said to succeed in this life who does not satisfy one friend – Henry David Thoreau

For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God – Saint Teresa of Avila

Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love – Jane Austen

Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books – especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day – John Wooden

One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion – Simone de Beauvoir

Never explain – your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway – Elbert Hubbard

Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us, if we take them tenderly and truly – Amos Bronson Alcott

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 healing, not curing that is a friend who cares – Henri Nouwen

The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend – Henry David Thoreau

Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil – Baltasar Gracian

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

A friend is, as it were, a second self Marcus Tullius Cicero

He who hath many friends hath none – Aristotle

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

A friend in power is a friend lost – Henry Adams

Rejoicing in our joy, not suffering over our suffering, makes someone a friend – Friedrich Nietzsche

We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone – Orson Welles

Love is like a friendship caught on fire In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable – Bruce Lee

Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life – Jean de La Fontaine

Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty – Marcus Tullius Cicero

Love is a friendship set to music – Joseph Campbell

I have a loyalty that runs in my bloodstream, when I lock into someone or something, you can’t get me away from it because I commit that thoroughly That’s in friendship, that’s a deal, that’s a commitment

Don’t give me paper – I can get the same lawyer who drew it up to break it But if you shake my hand, that’s for life – Jerry Lewis

The strong bond of friendship is not always a balanced equation; friendship is not always about giving and taking in equal shares Instead, friendship is grounded in a feeling that you know exactly who will be there for you when you need something, no matter what or when – Simon Sinek

Jerome Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something – Anton Chekhov

Share your smile with the world It’s a symbol of friendship and peace – Christie Brinkley

No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other’s worth – Robert Southey

Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship – Lord Byron

There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child – Henry Ward Beecher

I have learned that friendship isn’t about who you’ve known the longest, it’s about who came and never left your side – Yolanda Hadid

People come in and out of our lives, and the true test of friendship is whether you can pick back up right where you left off the last time you saw each other

Pak-China friendship is higher than Himalayas, deeper than ocean, sweeter than honey, and stronger than steel – Shehbaz Sharif

Football is about sacrifice, dedication, a lot of work, and friendship off the pitch – Edinson Cavani

Experts on romance say for a happy marriage there has to be more than a passionate love

For a lasting union, they insist, there must be a genuine liking for each other Which, in my book, is a good definition for friendship – Marilyn Monroe

Dysfunctional patterns set in; external situations cause internal friction; you grow apart and then bounce back together – Mariella Frostrup

Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce

Voltaire Friendship is accepting a person with all their qualities – good and bad – Mohanlal

True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one’s self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions – Joseph Addison

If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love – Michel de Montaigne

I only understand friendship or scorched earth – Roger Ailes

I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship – Pietro Aretino

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept – Samuel Butler

I define friendship as a bond that transcends all barriers When you are ready to expect anything and everything from friends, good, bad or ugly that’s what I call true friendship – Harbhajan Singh

There are no rules for friendship It must be left to itself, We cannot force it any more than love – William Hazlitt

Friendship brings in a lot of honesty and trust into any relationship, especially a marriage – Farhan Akhtar

I force people to have coffee with me, just because I don’t trust that a friendship can be maintained without any other senses besides a computer or cellphone screen – John Cusack

I know, firsthand, that soccer brings people together – all it takes is a ball and a few people, and the seeds of friendship are planted – Ali Krieger

I enjoy the time passing I think it’s a privilege to be in friendship with time – Agnes Varda

Love is friendship set on fire – Jeremy Taylor

If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone A man, sir, should keep his friendship in a constant repair – Samuel Johnson

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

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

A healthy friendship is one where you share your true feelings without fearing the end of the relationship

Real friendship, like real poetry, is extremely rare – and precious as a pearl – Tahar Ben Jelloun

There is no friendship in trade – Cornelius Vanderbilt

Love, friendship, networking – these are all critical connections and the foundation of a healthy, happy life – Whitney Wolfe Herd

All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand – Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Good fellowship and friendship are lasting, rational and manly pleasures – William Wycherley

I have long enjoyed the friendship and companionship of Republicans because I am by instinct a teacher, and I would like to teach them something – Woodrow Wilson

You should never undermine friendship and loyalty – Toyah Willcox

I think friendship is more important than love, but that love that grows out of friendship is the very best of all – Jane Green

If you do something with acceptance and kindness, you can create a true friendship – Dustin Lance Black

I was in high school – and I went to an all-boys Catholic high school, a Jesuit high school, where I was focused on academics and athletics, going to church every Sunday at Little Flower, working on my service projects, and friendship, friendship with my fellow classmates and friendship with girls from the local all-girls Catholic schools – Brett Kavanaugh

Your experiences will be yours alone But truth and best friendship will rarely if ever disappoint you – Anne Lamott

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

Maintenance of good relations with the neighbours, friendship to all, malice to none is the policy I pursue throughout my life – Sheikh Hasina

Sincere friendship towards God, in all who believe him to be properly an intelligent, willing being, does most apparently, directly, and strongly incline to prayer and it no less disposes the heart strongly to desire to have our infinitely glorious – Jonathan Edwards

Marriage is the highest state of friendship, If happy, it lessens our cares by dividing them, at the same time that it doubles our pleasures by mutual participation – Samuel Richardson

Some people are willing to betray years of friendship just to get a little bit of the spotlight – Lauren Conrad

Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none – Thomas Jefferson

You don’t expect your friend to be as you think your friend should be; you expect your friend just to love you as a friend – Carole King

I’m single, footloose and fancy free, I have no responsibilities, no anchors Work, friendship and self-improvement, that’s me – Joel Edgerton

The enemies cannot destroy the king who has at his service the respect and friendship of the wise men who can find fault, disagree, and correct him – Thiruvalluvar

The love that comes from friendship is the underlying facet of a happy life – Chelsea Handler

My inspiration are the woman, friendship, and loneliness – Enrique Iglesias

Great is the victory, but the friendship of all is greater – Emil Zatopek

A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy – Friedrich Nietzsche

You’ve got to reach a hand of friendship across the aisle and across philosophies in this country – Joe Biden

However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The two most misused words in the entire English vocabulary are love and friendship, A true friend would die for you, so when you start trying to count them on one hand, you don’t need any fingers – Larry Flynt

Show me a genuine case of platonic friendship, and I shall show you two old or homely faces – Austin O’Malley

When he has time and opportunity, after the performance of these things, he should employ them in polite studies – Confucius

It’s so great to be able to express the friendship between men – Park Hyung-sik

Friendship is something that creates equality and mutuality, not a reward for finding equality or a way of intensifying existing mutuality – Rowan Williams

The ideal friendship is to feel as one while remaining two – Sophie Swetchine

From an early age I didn’t buy into the value systems of working hard in a nine-to-five job I thought creativity, friendship and loyalty and pushing the boundaries of what was acceptable was much more interesting – Adam Clayton

There is something in the unselfish and self-sacrificing love of a brute, which goes directly to the heart of him who has had frequent occasion to test the paltry friendship and gossamer fidelity of mere – ManEdgar Allan Poe

Friendship is a very taxing and arduous form of leisure activity – Mortimer Adler

I take friendship very seriously – Wole Soyinka

I’ve always been someone to whom friendship, elective affinities, is as important as family – Salman Rushdie

The ideal of all Kosovo is membership in the E – U and a permanent friendship with the United States I believe and I am convinced our dreams will come true – Atifete Jahjaga

Happiness is understanding that friendship is more precious than mere things, more precious than getting your own way, more precious than being in situations where true principles are not at stake – J.Donald Walters

It is a philosophical animal one that does not place its affections thoughtlessly – Theophile Gautier

Dad needs to show an incredible amount of respect and humor and friendship toward his mate so the kids understand their parents are sexy, they’re fun, they do things together, they’re best friends Kids learn by example

Israelis can be proud of the vibrant democracy that they have created, and I know that many Rhode Islanders share my deep appreciation for the close friendship between our two nations – Lincoln Chafee

Love is rarer than genius itself And friendship is rarer than love – Charles Peguy

The lust and attraction are often a given in a romance novel – I want to dig into the elements of true friendship that form a foundation for a solid, gonna-last-forever romantic relationship – Suzanne Brockmann

If one of two lovers is loyal, and the other jealous and false, how may their friendship last, for Love is slain! Marie de France True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation – George Washington

To all my political opponents, all and sundry, not only the presidential bets, I would like to offer my hand to friendship – Rodrigo Duterte

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