Quotes

Friendship is the union of spirits, a marriage of hearts, and the bond thereof virtue
– William Penn

No one person can possibly combine all the elements supposed to make up what everyone means by friendship.
– Francis Marion Crawford

The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him with his friendship.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

It is important for our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.
– Mignon McLaughlin

The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.
– Mark Twain

Friendship is a horizon– which expands whenever we approach it.
– E. R. Hazlip.

Good friends must not always be together; It is the feeling of oneness when distant That proves a lasting friendship.
– Susan P. Schultz

True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
– Dave Tyson Gentry

The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
– Joseph Addison

That friendship will not continue to the end which is begun for an end.
– Francis Quareles

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
– Mencius

Friendship is a single soul living in two bodies.
– Aristotle

The secret to friendship is being a good listener.
– Unknown

Friendship arises out of mere Companionship when two or more of the companions discover that they have in common some insight or interest or even taste which the others do not share and which, till that moment, each believed to be his own unique treasure (or burden). The typical expression of opening Friendship would be something like, “What? You too? I thought I was the only one.” . . . . It is when two such person discover one another, when, whether with immense difficulties and semi-articulate fumblings or with what would seem to us amazing and elliptical speed, they share their vision – it is then that Friendship is born. And instantly they stand together in an immense solitude.
– C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves, paragraph 16

Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.
– George Eliot

Don’t flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes

The friendship between me and you I will not compare to a chain; for that rains might rust, or the falling tree might break.
– William Penn

A simple friend thinks the friendship over when you have an argument. A real friend knows that it’s not a friendship until after you’ve had a fight
– Unknown

A new friendship is like an unripened fruit – it may become either an orange or a lemon
– Emma Stacey

Nothing is great like friendship on earth, No jewel No pearl has got it’s worth. No one except a friend can be trusted, Your life will never ever get rusted.
– Unknown

Friendship is the golden thread that ties all hearts together
– Unknown

Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief
– Joseph Addison

When you’re looking for a friend don’t look for perfection, just look for friendship.
– Unknown

Friendship is a special kind of love.
– Unknown

True friendship is never serene.
– Marquise de Sevigne

Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship–never
– Charles Caleb Colton

Life without friendship is like the sky without sun.
– Anonymous

I cannot concentrate all my friendship on any single one of my friends because no one is complete enough in himself.
– Anais Nin

The friendship which is to be practised or expected by common mortals, must take its rise from mutual pleasure, and must end when the power ceases of delighting each other.
– Samuel Johnson

Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief
– Marcus Tullius Cicero

You’ll never know how deep love goes till it’s time to say goodbye.
-Constance Russell

Leavin’ on the next plane out
‘Coz I gotta see my baby
It’s been too long since I held him In my arms
And I just won’t sleep at night
Till he’s sleeping here beside me
– Celine Dion, Next Plane Out

“I did not know I loved you until I heard myself telling so,
for one instance I thought, ‘Good God, what have I said?’ and then
I knew it was true.”
-Bertrand Russell

I know you by heart – You’re so much a part of me
I know you by heart – Can’t you see
It’s no wonder I can love you the way that I do
I can finish any sentence you start
I know you by heart
– Bette Midler, I Know You By Heart

“Sympathy constitutes friendship;
but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion.
Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole.”
-Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Sometimes I just hold you
Too caught up in me to see
I’m holding a fortune that heaven has given to me
I’ll try to show you each and every way I can
Now and forever, I will be your man
– Richard Marx, Now And Forever

In love, everything is true, everything is false;
it is the one subject on which one cannot express an absurdity.
– Nicholas Chamfort

“I don’t want the world to see me,
’cause I don’t think that they’d understand.
When everything’s made to be broken,
I just want you to know who I am.”
-Goo Goo Dolls

My bounty is as boundless as the sea, my love as deep.
The more I give thee, the more I have, For both are infinite

For women the best aphrodisiacs are words.
The G-spot is in the ears.
He who looks for it below there Is wasting his time!.
-Isabel Allende

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