friendship quotes

It is difficult to obtain the friendship of a cat. It is a philosophical animal... one that does not place its affections thoughtlessly.Theophile Gautier

During the 1950s, Aristotle Onassis and I formed what grew to be a close friendship and association in several business ventures.Paul Getty

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

Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.Khalil Gibran

A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.Arnold H. Glasow

Caring for but never trying to own may be a further way to define friendship.William Glasser

Pity and friendship are two passions incompatible with each other.Oliver Goldsmith

Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves.Oliver Goldsmith

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

Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.Baltasar Gracian

Never have a companion that casts you in the shade.Baltasar Gracian

I think friendship is more important than love, but that love that grows out of friendship is the very best of all.Jane Green

Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them.Francesco Guicciardini

The building of friendship, family, community and love is complicated. We are so isolated in this country, no longer supported by tribes and villages.Jasmine Guy

You are almost not free, if you are teaching a group of graduate students, to become friends with one of them. I don't mean anything erotically charged, just a friendship.Marilyn Hacker

A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.Robert Hall

I know I was a great friend to Tiger Woods. But when you have a relationship that's involves business and friendship - and the business part comes to an end - things always get a little blurry.Hank Haney

Only solitary men know the full joys of friendship. Others have their family; but to a solitary and an exile his friends are everything.Warren G. Harding

Marriage, for a woman at least, hampers the two things that made life to me glorious - friendship and learning.Jane Harrison

To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind.William Hazlitt