Here is a collection of friendship quotes
“One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood”.
-Lucius Annaeus Seneca
“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
“Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity”.
– Khalil Gibran
“Friends are the siblings God never gave us”.
“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
“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
“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
“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 Butler
“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
“Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other’s little failings”.
– Jean de la Bruyere
“When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand”.
– Henri Nouwen
“A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success!”
– Doug Larson
“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
“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit”.
– Albert Schweitzer
“True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost”.
– Charles Caleb Colton
“A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably”.
– William Penn
“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
“Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature”.
“It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means”.
– Charles Kingsley
“Where would you be without friends? The people to pick you up when you need lifting? We come from homes far from perfect, so you end up almost parent and sibling to your friends – your own chosen family. There’s nothing like a really loyal, dependable, good friend. Nothing”.
– Jennifer Aniston
“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
“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