Friendship Quotes by Famous Authors and Poets

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Friendship quotes by famous authors. Boost up the spirits in this season of celebrating friendship.

Its the season to celebrate Friendship again. A reason to celebrate the gift of 'give and take'.

Here are some Friendship Quotes by some famous poets and authors.

Friendship is constant in all other things

Save in the office and affairs of love:

Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues;

Let every eye negotiate for itself

And trust no agent.

                          - William Shakespeare

A true friend is one soul in two bodies.

                           - Aristotle

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.

                            - Martin Luther King

Thy friendship oft has made my heart to ache; do be my enemy-for friendship's sake.

                           - William Blake

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.

                        - Martin Luther King

The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read.

                          - Abraham Lincoln

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

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

The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself.        

                         - George Bernard Shaw

More quotes from George Bernard Shaw that you will enjoy:

The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.

                        - Abraham Lincoln

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

                         - Eleanor Roosevelt

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

The language of friendship is not words but meanings.

                        - Henry David Thoreau

He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, while he who has one enemy shall meet him everywhere.

                       - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.

                        - Samuel Butler

A true friend stabs you in the front.

                       - Oscar Wilde

Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.

                        - Aristotle

The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship.

                         - Sir Francis Bacon

You cannot be friends upon any other terms than upon the terms of equality.

                        - Woodrow Wilson

A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.

                        - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friendship, like the immortality of the soul, is too good to be believed.

                        - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Get not your friends by bare compliments, but by giving them sensible tokens of your love.

                       - Socrates

In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends.

                      - John Churton Collins

A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.

                      - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Be slow to fall into friendship, but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.

                      - Socrates

A good friend can tell you what is the matter with you in a minute. He may not seem such a good friend after telling.

                      - Arthur Brisbane

A new friend is new wine ; when it grows old , you will enjoy drinking it.

                      - Alan Kay

Every man can tell how many goats or sheep he possesses, but not how many friends.

                       - Marcus Tullius Cicero

What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun. A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk.

                           - Marcus Tullius Cicero

A friend is a second self.

                           - Aristotle

When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends.

                            - Japanese Proverb

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Jessie Agudo
Posted on Aug 21, 2010