True Friendship Quotes

true friendship quotes
true friendship quotes

True Friendship Quotes, quotes on true friendship or friendship quotes are an extensive collection of world famous writers, authors and great celebrities. These true friendship quotes are powerful thought words and shows the nature of a true friend. They also tell us about the value of real friendship and separate our true friends from other friends.

“A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.”

– William Shakespeare

“Real friendship is a slow grower and never thrives unless engrafted upon a stock of known and reciprocal merit.”

– Lord Chesterfield

“The essence of true friendship is to make allowance for another’s little lapses.”

— David Storey

“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.”

– C.S. Lewis

“Good friends share good times, but great friends divide pain.”

– Michelle C. Ustaszeski

“The language of friendship is not words but meanings.”

– Henry David Thoreau

“A brother may not be a friend, but a friend will always be a brother.”

– Benjamin Franklin

“The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.”

– Aristotle

“Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.”

– Eleanor Roosevelt

“insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.”

– Buddha

“I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship.”

– Pietro Aretino

“Parents start you off on life but friends get you through it.”

– Dee Chou

“A good friend is a connection to life – a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world.”

– Lois Wyse

“No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.”

– Alice Walker

“I love a hand that meets my own with a grasp that causes some sensation.”

– F.S.Osgood

“As a friend, you first give your understanding, then you try to understand.”

– Robert Brault

“My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.”

– Henry Ford

“I have never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as a cause for withdrawing from a friend.”

– Thomas Jefferson

“A friend is the one who comes in when the whole world has gone out.”

– Grace Pulpit

“Somewhere there’s someone who dreams of your smile, and finds in your presence that life is worth while. So when you are lonely, remember it’s true Somebody somewhere is thinking of you.”

– K. Blackburn

“Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.”

– Aristotle

“It is a good thing to be rich, it is a good thing to be strong, but it is a better thing to be beloved of many friends.”

– Euripides

“If a friend is in trouble, don’t annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.”

– Edgar Watson Howe

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

– Marcel Proust

“Friendship is never established as an understood relation. It is a miracle which requires constant proofs. It is an exercise of the purest imagination and of the rarest faith.”

– Henry David Thoreau

“True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.”

— Henry David Thoreau

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

– William Penn

“Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.”

– Muhammad Ali

“A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.”

– Donna Roberts

“Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?”

– Abraham Lincoln

“There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.”

— Thomas Aquinas

“As people grow up, they realize it becomes less important to have friends,
and more important to have real ones.”

– Unknown

“Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives and remembering what one receives.”

– Alexander Dumas

“A friend is like a four leaf clover, hard to find but lucky to have.”

– Samantha Rosales

“Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.”

— Albert Camus

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