friendship quotes

Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.Socrates

As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend.King Solomon

No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.Robert Southey

A traitor is a betrayer - one who practices injury, while professing friendship. Benedict Arnold was a traitor, solely because, while professing friendship for the American cause, he attempted to injure it. An open enemy, however criminal in other respects, is no traitor.Lysander Spooner

Before the flowers of friendship faded friendship faded.Gertrude Stein

Friendship has its illusions no less than love.Stendhal

Marriage: A friendship recognized by the police.Robert Louis Stevenson

One hopes, of course, that a relationship grows and becomes a deep and wonderful marriage and friendship that lasts forever. But that's not always the case.Alana Stewart

Success always necessitates a degree of ruthlessness. Given the choice of friendship or success, I'd probably choose success.Sting

The essence of true friendship is to make allowance for another's little lapses.David Storey

Friendship can only exist between persons with similar interests and points of view. Man and woman by the conventions of society are born with different interests and different points of view.August Strindberg

What gay culture is before it is anything else, before it is a culture of desire or a culture of subversion or a culture of pain, is a culture of friendship.Andrew Sullivan

The ideal friendship is to feel as one while remaining two.Sophie Swetchine

All you need to do to be my friend is like me.Taylor Swift

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

It's the most exciting thing to watch God work when I've asked him about something, to listen to him and watch him work. It's like this friendship, and it just grows and grows and grows and grows.Charles R. Swindoll

Friendship based solely upon gratitude is like a photograph; with time it fades.Carmen Sylva

Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.Rabindranath Tagore

I was desperate for a friend, and I used to lie in bed at night thinking about what it would be like. My younger brothers and sisters had friends, and I used to watch them playing to try to work out what they did and how friendship worked.Daniel Tammet

Friendship's the privilege of private men; for wretched greatness knows no blessing so substantial.Nahum Tate