Friendship Quotes, Sayings about friends
You are your own best friend when knowing how to carry your suffering with you.
Submitted by Martin Dansky.
Friends are like stars that always shine and never fade.
A friend is someone that sees a gold in you even though you reflect a silver.
Lack of friends means, stranger in one’s own country.
Friendship is like a wine, it gets more better as it grows older.
No matter who broke your heart, or how long it takes to heal, you’ll never get through it without your friends.
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship never.
Who finds a faithful friend, finds a treasure.
A friend hears the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.
A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere.
The best mirror is an old friend.
A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother.
A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.
In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
Friendship is Love without his wings!
Love is blind, but friendship closes its eyes.
A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.
A road to a friend’s house is never long.
Friends are the sunshine of life.
A good friend is my nearest relation.
No doubt deserved my enemies, but I don’t believe I deserved my friends.
A friend is a gift you give yourself.
Friends are like sisters that god never gave us.
Whenever a friend succeeds, a little something in me dies.
Hold a true friend with both your hands.
Friendship doubles our joy and divides our grief.
Who purposely cheats his friend, would cheat his God.
I have no trouble with my enemies. But my god dam friends,…they are the ones that keep me walking the floor nights.
Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world.
There is nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends.
Don’t walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me, I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to.
One who looks for a friend without faults will have none.
We need not think alike to love alike.
Truth springs from argument amongst friends.
Love is temporary…but friends are forever.
Love demands infinitely less than friendship.
When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends.
Business, you know, may bring money, but friendship hardly ever does.
There’s not so much danger in a known foe than in a suspected friend.
To give counsel as well as to take it is a feature of true friendship.
That friendship will not continue to the end which is begun for an end.
A man cannot be said to succeed in this life who does not satisfy one friend.
The loneliest woman in the world is a woman without a close woman friend.
Real friendship is shown in times of trouble; prosperity is full of friends.
A friend is one who believes in you when you have ceased to believe in yourself.
Thy friendship oft has made my heart to ache; do be my enemy — for friendship’s sake.
Never Explain your Friends do not need it and your Enemies will not believe you anyway.
Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: “What! You, too? Thought I was the only one.”
We’ve got a lot of relations with countries in our neighborhood.
Forget your enemies. It’s your friends you frustrate that cause all the problems.
Then you should have died! Died, rather than betray your friends, as we would have done for you!
I’ve always said that in politics, your enemies can’t hurt you, but your friends will kill you.
Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
Your friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.
The better part of one’s life consists of his friendships.
I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.
What a great favor God does to those He places in the company of good people!
Three things are needed for a good life, good friends, good food, and good song.
Your friend is your needs answered.
Friendship is essentially a partnership.
Friends show their love in times of trouble…
Friends are needed both for joy and for sorrow.
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Plant a seed of friendship; reap a bouquet of happiness.
Every man passes his life in the search after friendship.
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
We do not so much need the help of our friends as the confidence of their help in need.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Friends are like melons; shall I tell you why? To find one good you must one hundred try.
Remember, the greatest gift is not found in a store nor under a tree, but in the hearts of true friends.
A companion loves some agreeable qualities which a man may possess, but a friend loves the man himself.
Friends are flowers that never fade.
Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back.
Old friends are best. King James used to call for his old shoes; they were easiest to his feet.
The mere process of growing old together will make the slightest acquaintance seem a bosom friend.
Never refuse any advance of friendship, for if nine out of ten bring you nothing, one alone may repay you.
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.
Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity.
A faithful friend is a strong defense: and he that hath found such an one hath found a treasure.
My friends are my estate.
Friends are born, not made.
One’s best friend is oneself.
A friend loveth at all times.
Life is nothing without friendship.
True friends stab you in the front.
In a friend you find a second self.
Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
Good friends are good for your health.
No man is useless while he has a friend.
A good friend of my son’s is a son to me.
The road to a friend’s house is never long.
You can’t shake hands with a clenched fist.
A friend in need is a friend to be avoided.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
Adversity does teach who your real friends are.
To lose a friend is the greatest of all losses.
The love of my life is the love between friends.
An honest answer is the sign of true friendship.
Everyone is a friend, until they prove otherwise.
A friend is one who walks in when others walk out.
There is no hope of joy except in human relations.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Be a friend to thyself, and others will be so too.
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen.
Chide a friend in private and praise him in public.
The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
There can be no Friendship where there is no Freedom.
The shifts of Fortune test the reliability of friends.
The best time to make friends is before you need them.
A friend is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or to keep one.
A hug is worth a thousand words. A friend is worth more.
Every friend is to the other a sun, and a sunflower also.
To find a friend one must close one eye; To keep him, two.
A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.
An ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of friendship.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?
A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.
Choose your friends carefully. Your enemies will choose you.
Even the best of friends cannot attend each other’s funeral.
Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty.
Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends.
A friend can tell you things you don’t want to tell yourself.
Though friendship is not quick to burn, It is explosive stuff.
God gives us our relatives thank God we can choose our friends.
A man’s growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
He who has not the weakness of friendship has not the strength.
To be depressed is to be lonely; to have a friend is to be happy.
Friends are the most important ingredient in this recipe of life.
Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.
Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.
Love is rarer than genius itself. And friendship is rarer than love.
Being friendless taught me how to be a friend. Funny how that works.
A true friend sticks with you through thick and thin no matter what.
True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
A friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else.
Make new friends but keep the old ones; one is silver and the other’s gold.
Give me one friend, just one, who meets the needs of all my varying moods.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
Friends, if we be honest with ourselves, we shall be honest with each other.
I can trust my friends. These people force me to examine, encourage me to grow.
A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success!
Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
It isn’t kind to cultivate a friendship just so one will have an audience.
You cannot be friends upon any other terms than upon the terms of equality.
If you want enemies, excel others; if you want friends let others excel you.
It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanisms of friendship.
I might give my life for my friend, but he had better not ask me to do up a parcel.
Your worst enemy could be your best friend, and your best friend your worst enemy.
Advice from your friends in like the weather, some of it is good, some of it is bad.
A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him, I may think a loud.
To be your friend was all I ever wanted; to be your lover was all I ever dreamed.
We cherish our friends not for their ability to amuse us, but for ours to amuse them.
Life is partly what we make it, and partly what is made by the friends whom we choose.
Friendship without self-interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life.
If you make it plain you like people, it’s hard for them to resist liking you back.
Friendship is constant in all other things save in the office and affairs of love.
True friendship consists not in the multitude of friends, but in their worth and value.
I have lost friends, some by death, others through sheer inability to cross the street.
You have made known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
If all men knew what others say of them, there would not be four friends in the world.
In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.
The making of friends, who are real friends, is the best token we have of a man’s success in life.
Verily, great grace may go with a little gift; and precious are all things that come from friends.
While your friend holds you affectionately by both your hands you are safe, for you can watch both of his.
It is difficult to say who do you the most mischief: enemies with the worst intentions or friends with the best.
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, for in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
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.
Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and be loved is the greatest happiness of existence.
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
There are three faithful friends an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
They are not all friends who laugh with you.
Friends are thieves of time.
Love and friendship exclude each other.
Love is a friendship with erotic moments.
Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree.
Friendship is a prodigal, but love is a miser.
Love is only chatter, friends are all that matter.
True friendship and love are the only things that last forever, even after the Energizer Bunny stops going.
My dear friend, clear your mind of can’t.
Friendship is love with understanding.
If friends were flowers, I’d pick you.
Friends are God’s way of taking care of us.
Strangers are friends you have yet to meet.
Beware of the friend who was once your foe.
An injured friend is the bitterest of foes.
Friendship is a knot tied by angels’ hands.
Be to yourself as you would to your friend.
Friendships are discovered rather than made.
The things that count most cannot be counted.
A good friend is better than a near relation.
Misfortune tests friends, and detects enemies.
A friend should bear his friend’s infirmities.
Who seeks a faultless friend rests friendless.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
In order to have friends, you must first be one.
The friendship that can cease has never been real.
He’s my friend that speaks well of me behind my back.
One of the best ways to keep friendship is to return it.
A false friend and a shadow attend only while the sun shines.
It is by chance that we met, by choice that we became friends.
Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends.
Between friends, frequent reproofs make the friendship distant.
True friendship is seen through the heart, not through the eyes.
We know our friends by their defects rather than by their merits.
I know what I have given you. I do not know what you have received.
A friend is someone who sees through you and still enjoys the view.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
Friendship requires more time than poor busy men can usually command.
There are no such things as strangers, only friends we haven’t met yet.
You find out who your real friends are when you’re involved in a scandal.
Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend.
True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable.
It is more shameful to mistrust one’s friends than to be deceived by them.
A true friend is someone who reaches for your hand and touches your heart.
Love is when two people know everything about each other and are still friends.
Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.
The essence of true friendship is to make allowance for another’s little lapses.
Friendship is inexplicable, it should not be explained if one doesn’t want to kill it.
Friendship is not possible between two women, one of whom is very well dressed.
Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.
Friendship is a priceless treasure never to be bought or sold it can only be cherished.
Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them.
An acquaintance that begins with a compliment is sure to develop into a real friendship.
Friendship is like vitamins, we supplement each other’s minimum daily requirements.
In good times and bad times, I’ll be on your side for ever more that’s what friends are for.
A true friend sees the good in everything, and brings out the best in the worst of things.
Sometimes you put walls up not to keep people out, but to see who cares enough to break them down.
It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us as the confident knowledge that they will help us.
Besides mutual admiration, the first requisite for Platonic friendship is a subtle trace of disdain.
The finest kind of friendship is between people who expect a great deal of each other but never ask it.
He who does not feel his friends to be the world to him, does not deserve that the world should hear of him.
Friendship is a treasured gift, and every time I talk with you I feel as if I’m getting richer and richer.
A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are.
Friendship is like a glass ornament, once it is broken it can rarely be put back together exactly the same way.
Friendship is a living thing that lasts only as long as it is nourished with kindness, empathy and understanding.
Friendship with oneself is all important because without it one cannot be friends with anybody else in the world.
Much of the vitality in a friendship lies in the honouring of differences, not simply in the enjoyment of similarities.
A friend in power is a friend lost.
Sudden friendship, sure repentance.
Separation secures manifest friendship.
Friendship either finds or makes equals.
No friendship can survive the gift of gold.
True friendship is self-love at secondhand.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
An Argument needs no reason; Nor any friendship.
Fate chooses our relatives, we choose our friends.
Friendship is not always the sequel of obligation.
The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.
If a pot is cooking, the friendship will stay warm.
No one leaves an old friend unless they are ashamed.
Friendship should be more than biting time can sever.
There is a scarcity of friendship, but not of friends.
No better relation than a prudent and faithful Friend.
If you share your friend’s crime, you make it your own.
Friendship redouble th joys, and cut griefs in half.
You can make a new friend but you can’t make an old one.
It’s poor friendship that needs to be constantly bought.
No birth certificate is issued when a friendship is born.
A friend might well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Life has no pleasure higher or nobler than that of friendship.
Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
Plant the garden of your life with friendship’s lovely flowers.
Friendship is the best palms for the pangs of disappointed love.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Friendship is neither a formality nor a mode: it is rather a life.
Friendship is a creature formed for a companionship not for a herd.
Friendship of itself a holy tie. Is made more sacred by adversity.
Friendship is the only cure for hatred, the only guarantee of peace.
The differences between friends cannot but reinforce their friendship.
The friends which chance selects for us are often the most interesting.
Friendships like marriages are dependent on avoiding the unforgivable.
The zeal of friends it is that knocks me down, and not the hate of enemies.
Friendship is a word, the very sight of which in print makes the heart warm.
I would rather have five energetic and competent enemies than one fool friend.
The rare few who early in life have rid themselves of the friendship of the many.
The best rule of friendship is to keep your heart a little softer than your head.
Friendship based solely upon gratitude is like a photograph; with time it fades.
Friendship at first sight, like love at first sight is said to be the only truth.
In time of prosperity friends will be plenty; In time of adversity not one in twenty.
Friendship is a union of spirits, a marriage of hearts, and the bond there of virtue.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.