friendship quotes

The most deadly fruit is borne by the hatred which one grafts on an extinguished friendship.Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

Eros will have naked bodies; Friendship naked personalities.C. S. Lewis

I have a loyalty that runs in my bloodstream, when I lock into someone or something, you can't get me away from it because I commit that thoroughly. That's in friendship, that's a deal, that's a commitment. Don't give me paper - I can get the same lawyer who drew it up to break it. But if you shake my hand, that's for life.Jerry Lewis

The bracelet says 'Fear Nothing.' It was given to me by my friends, and it was made for me and my friends during the period of time that I was going through chemotherapy. And I still wear it, because it's a great reminder of friendship and how my buddies and others came together in my time of need.Joseph J. Lhota

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?Abraham Lincoln

Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn't seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The beginning of a friendship, the fact that two people out of the thousands around them can meet and connect and become friends, seems like a kind of magic to me. But maintaining a friendship requires work. I don't mean that as a bad thing. Good art requires work as well.Charles de Lint

Often the magical elements in my books are standing in for elements of the real world, the small and magical-in-their-own-right sorts of things that we take for granted and no longer pay attention to, like the bonds of friendship that entwine our own lives with those of other people and places.Charles de Lint

A gang is the same as a wolf pack; gang members do not use their energies in friendship with one another, for they do not know what friendship is. If they are united, it is by the common bond of a desire to attack their world.Haniel Long

Nobody ever chooses the already unfortunate as objects of his loyal friendship.Lucan

People instantly assume you can't have a platonic friendship with someone of the opposite sex. I think this may be specific to L.A. - or America.Isabel Lucas

Many a person has held close, throughout their entire lives, two friends that always remained strange to one another, because one of them attracted by virtue of similarity, the other by difference.Emil Ludwig

I would like to raise my glass to friendship between Russia and the United States.Richard Lugar

Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.Robert Staughton Lynd

If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give.George MacDonald

Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.Shirley MacLaine

But as I was saying, from my experiences, I think men tend to be more timid in expressing their feelings for you. Regardless, I always prefer a friendship first and foremost.Alicia Machado

A lot of the powerful religious leaders, from Jesus to Buddha to Tibetan monks, they're really talking about the same things: love and acceptable, and the value of friendship, and respecting yourself so you can respect others.Jena Malone

I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.Katherine Mansfield

She discovered with great delight that one does not love one's children just because they are one's children but because of the friendship formed while raising them.Gabriel Garcia Marquez