friendship quotes

Love is rarer than genius itself. And friendship is rarer than love.Charles Peguy

At the beginning of the new century, it is the common aspiration of the peoples of the two countries to deepen mutual understanding, enhance trust, develop friendship and strengthen cooperation.Li Peng

A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.William Penn

Mighty proud I am that I am able to have a spare bed for my friends.Samuel Pepys

Look, I worked with American Republican presidents and Democratic presidents, all of them, and each of them has shown a deep and profound friendship to Israel, you know? I can't remember anybody who was in that sense negative as far as Israel is concerned.Shimon Peres

You can always tell a real friend: when you've made a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job.Laurence J. Peter

Suspicion is the cancer of friendship.Petrarch

The rules of friendship are tacit, unconscious; they are not rational. In business, though, you have to think rationally.Steven Pinker

Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend.Plautus

Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.Plautus

I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.Plutarch

There is something in the unselfish and self-sacrificing love of a brute, which goes directly to the heart of him who has had frequent occasion to test the paltry friendship and gossamer fidelity of mere Man.Edgar Allan Poe

I don't need to go onto Facebook and pretend to have friends I've never even met. To my mind, that kind of destroys the meaning of the word 'friend.' I take exception to that. Because I value and respect friendship.Stefanie Powers

Our scientific age demands that we provide definitions, measurements, and statistics in order to be taken seriously. Yet most of the important things in life cannot be precisely defined or measured. Can we define or measure love, beauty, friendship, or decency, for example?Dennis Prager

We have to rise above bad fortune. We have to be in the good and enjoy the good, study and work and adventure and friendship and community and love.Joshua Prager

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.Marcel Proust

Friendship and money: oil and water.Mario Puzo

I didn't have any Indigenous friends until I was in my 30s, and I'll always remember and be inspired by the remarkable friendship I had with Connie Bush, an outstanding Indigenous leader from Groot Eylandt on who was on the National Women's Advisory Council with me.Quentin Bryce

That friendship will not continue to the end which is begun for an end.Francis Quarles

Marriage is the highest state of friendship. If happy, it lessens our cares by dividing them, at the same time that it doubles our pleasures by mutual participation.Samuel Richardson