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Quotes for: 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  






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  






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






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  






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  






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  






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






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.
Confucius






To help a friend in need is easy, but to give him your time is not always opportune.
Charlie Chaplin






What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun. A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk.
Marcus Tullius Cicero










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