friendship quotes

One of the most mawkish of human delusions is the notion that friendship should be eternal, or, at all events, life-long, and that any act which puts a term to it is somehow discreditable.H. L. Mencken

I come from the New York theatre world, and I have a lot of gay male friends, so this friendship of Will and Grace's isn't such a stretch.Debra Messing

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 Duer Miller

I want to know what it is to build the foundation of the friendship for real, to have my best friend and not because we're just intimate, but because we're mentally intimate. So I'm waiting for that person to come into my life.LisaRaye McCoy-Misick

Watching John Lasseter's films, I think I can understand better than anyone that what he's doing, is going straight ahead with his vision and working really hard to get that vision into film form. And I feel that my understanding this of him is my friendship towards him.Hayao Miyazaki

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

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

All lasting business is built on friendship.Alfred A. Montapert

Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones.Charles de Montesquieu

For me, 'Lamb' started out as a further exploration of the phenomenon of faith and the responsibility of a messiah that I touched on in 'Coyote Blue' and 'Island of the Sequined Love Nun,' but it ended up being an exploration of the true meaning of sacrifice, loyalty, and friendship.Christopher Moore

A friendship that like love is warm; A love like friendship, steady.Thomas Moore

Came but for friendship, and took away love.Thomas Moore

A friendship like love is warm; a love like friendship is steady.Thomas More

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

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

The most important thing for me is to have real friendship between Egyptians and Americans.Mohammed Morsi

You know, real life doesn't just suddenly resolve itself. You have to keep working at it. Democracy, marriage, friendship. You can't just say, 'She's my best friend.' That's not a given, it's a process.Viggo Mortensen

The sacrifices of friendship were beautiful in her eyes as long as she was not asked to make them.Hector Hugh Munro

When Ted Williams was here, inducted into the Hall of Fame 37 years ago, he said he must have earned it, because he didn't win it because of his friendship with the writers. I guess in that way, I'm proud to be in this company that way.Eddie Murray

Love demands infinitely less than friendship.George Jean Nathan