English German French
Quotes for: friendship

Quotes about friendship

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

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

All the splendor in the world is not worth a good friend.
Voltaire / 

Reprove your friend in secret and praise him openly.
Leonardo da Vinci / 

A true friend is discerned during an uncertain matter.
Marcus Tullius Cicero / 

The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
Henry David Thoreau - A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers / 

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

It is the fool's misfortune to fail in obtaining the position, the employment, the neighbourhood, and the circle of friends that suit him.
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom / 

Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Aristotle / 

Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom / 

If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I.
Michel de Montaigne - Essays / 

The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson / 

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 / 

Advise your friends in private, praise them openly.
Publilius Syrus - Sentences / 

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

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

Opponents often need each other more than friends, for without wind, the mills won't run.
Hermann Hesse / 

Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings.
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères / 

Those were the days, my friend
We thought they'd never end
We'd sing and dance forever and a day
We'd live the life we choose
We'd fight and never lose
For we were young and sure to have our way

Eugene Raskin - Those Were the Days - Single by Mary Hopkin

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 ? - Quotation of uncertain origin / 

The proper office of a friend is to side with you when you are in the wrong. Nearly anybody will side with you when you are in the right.
Mark Twain / 

For whatever we do or suffer for a friend is pleasant, because love is the principal cause of pleasure.
Thomas Aquinas - Summa Theologica

I like friends who have independent minds because they tend to make you see problems from all angles.
Nelson Mandela

The artist can wish for nothing better than blunt friends and polite enemies.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach / 

True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
Henry David Thoreau

Friends... they cherish one another's hopes. They are kind to one another's dreams.
Henry David Thoreau

I had three chairs in my house one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
Henry David Thoreau

There is danger that we lose sight of what our friend is absolutely, while considering what she is to us alone.
Henry David Thoreau

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

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

Filter by author

Filter by tag

Clear tag filter

Filter by source

Find translations for: friendship quotes in french, german...

Click on the translation icon: