Monday, April 25, 2011

Friendship Quotes

"It is more shameful to distrust one's friends than to be deceived by them."
- Duc de la Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680) French writer.

"If it is abuse - why one is always sure to here of it from one damned good-natured friend or other!"
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816) British dramatist.

"Sir, I look upon every day to be lost, in which I do not make a new acquantaince."
- Samuel Johnston (1709 - 1784) British lexicographer.

"To like and dislike the same things, that is indeed true friendship."
- Sallust (86 - 334 BC) Roman historian

"One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives."
- Euripides, Greek playwrite

"My friends are my estate."
- Emily Dickinson

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

"Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together"
- Woodrow Wilson

"Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend's success."
- Oscar Wilde

"Those friends thou hast, and their adoption tried,
Grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel;
But do not dull thy palm with entertainment
Of each new-hatch'd, unfledg'd comrade."
- William Shakespeare

"Friendship with oneself is all-important because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world."
- Eleanor Roosevelt

"Friendship is love without his wings"
- Lord Byron

"... no man is useless
while he has a friend."
- Robert Louis Stevenson

"A true friend stabs you in the front."
- Oscar Wilde

"Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy you must have somebody to divide it with."
- Mark Twain

"The best mirror is an old friend."
- George Herbert

"The friendship that can cease has never been real."
- Saint Jerome

"I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true old man's milk and restorative cordial."
- Thomas Jefferson

"Sir, more than kisses, letters, mingle souls;
For, thus friends absent speak."
- John Donne

"Too late we learn, a man must hold his friend
Unjudged, accepted, trusted to the end."
- John Boyle O'Reilly

"The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I have no wealth to bestow on him. If he knows that I am happy in loving him, he will want no other reward. Is not friendship divine in this?"
- Henry David Thoreau

"Friendship that flows from the heart cannot be frozen by adversity, as the water that flows from the spring cannogt congeal in winter."
- James Fenimore Cooper

"I do not wish to treat friendships daintily, but with the roughest courage. When they are real, they are not glass threads or frost-work, but the solidest thing we know."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Do not save your loving speeches
For your friends till they are dead;
Do not write them on their tombstones,
Speak them rather now instead.
- Anna Cummins

"A friend is, as it were, a second self.
- Cicero

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious, it is the true sourse of art, science, and friendship."
- Albert Einstien

"Never shall I forget the days I spent with you. Continue to be my friend, as you will always find me yours."
- Ludwig van Beethoven

"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light."
- Helen Keller

"Happiness is time spent with a friend and looking foward to sharing time with them again."
- Lee Wilkinson

"A friend to all is a friend to none."
- Aristotle

"Never injure a friend, even in jest."
- Cicero

"Be slow in choosing your friends; slower in changing."
-Benjamin Franklin -Sent in by André

" 'Stay' is a charming word in a friends vocabulary."
-Louisa Mary Alcott [1832-1888], American writer, reformist

"Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after."
-Anne Morrow Lindbergh

"In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends."
- Martin Luther King Jr.

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