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Friendship Quotes , that make you think
05-28-2009, 07:44 AM
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Friendship quotes, some here are just brilliant and had me laughing so much !


"These people aren't your friends, they're paid to kiss your feet."
- Radiohead

"A friend in need is a friend to be avoided."
- Lord Samuel

"Whenever a friend suceeds, a little something in me dies."
- Gore Vidal

"I'll keep it short and sweet. family. religion. friendship. these are the three demons you must slay if you wish to succeed in business. "
- Mongomery Burns (The Simpsons) sent by Troy Edwards

"A friend in power is a friend lost"
- Henry Adams, sent by Troy Edwards

"I've noticed your hostility towards him ... I ought to have guessed you were friends."
- Malcom Bradbury

"I don't trust him. We're friends."
- Bertolt Brecht

"Whoever says Friendship is easy has obviously never had a true friend!"
- Bronwyn Polson

"There is nothing in the world I wouldn't do for (Bob) Hope, and there is nothing he wouldn't do for me ... We spend our lives doing nothing for each other."
- Bing Crosby


"A woman can become a man's friend only in the following stages - first an acquantaince, next a mistress, and only then a friend."
- Anton Chekhov

"Sometimes your closest friend is your greatest enemy."
- Jason Fong

"I just killed my best friend...and my worst enemy." "What's the difference?"
-Christian Slater ("Heathers")

"When I needed you most when I needed a friend, you let me down now like I let you down then"
-Blink 182

What are friends?
Friends are people that you think are your friends
But they're really your enemies, with secret indentities
and disguises, to hide they're true colors
So just when you think you're close enough to be brothers
they wanna come back and cut your throat when you ain't lookin
-"If I Had" - Eminem

The next two quotes were sent in by Waqas Ahmad
"True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen."

"Friendship is delicate as a glass, once broken it can be fixed but there will always be cracks"
"Men kick friendship around like a football and it doesn't seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it falls to pieces"
-Anne Lindbergh - Sent in by Sandy Macbeth

"Friendships last when each friend thinks he has a slight superiority over the other."
- Honore Debalazac

"Friends are just enimies who don't have enough guts to kill you"
-Sent in by Dayna Vastano

Friends are like roses...you have to look out for the pricks!
-Sent in by Krista

He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion.
-- Author Unknown
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05-28-2009, 07:46 AM
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"Thy friendship oft has made my heart to ache: do be my enemy for friendship's sake."
- William Blake, sent in by Lauren
"Tell me what company thou keepst, and I'll tell thee what thou art."
- Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616) Spanish novelist.

"Have no friends not equal to yourself."
- Confucious (551 - 497 BC) Chinese philosopher.

"Fate chooses your relations, you choose your friends."
- Jacques Delille (1738 - 1813) French poet.

"A Friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of Nature."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882) US poet & essayist.

"Keep your friendships in repair."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson (as above)

"A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may think aloud."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"If a man does not make new acquaintance as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, Sir, should keep his friendship in constant repair."
- Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784) British lexiographer.

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"True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in their worth and choice."
- Samuel Johnston, (as above)

"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.

"Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company."
- George Washington (1732 - 1799) US Statesman.

"True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation."
- George Washington, (as above)

"I can never think of promoting my convenience at the expense of a friend's interest and inclination."
- George Washington, (as above)

"Should auld aquaintance be forgot, And never brought to min'?"
- Robert Burns (1759 - 1796) Scottish poet.

"It is not so much our friends' help that helps us as the confident knowledge that they will help us."
- Epicurus (341 - 270 BC) Greek philosopher.

"It is not so much our friends' help that helps us as the confident knowledge that they will help us."
- Epicurus (as above)

"These are called the pious frauds of friendship."
- Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754) British novelist.

"Always, Sir, set a high value on spontaneous kindness. he whose inclination prompts him to cultivate your friendship of his own accord, will love you more than one whom you have been at pains to attach to you."
- Samuel Johnston (1709 - 1784) British lexicographer.

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

"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

"If you judge people, you have no time to love them."
- Mother Teresa

"I will speak ill of no man, and speak all the good I know of everybody."
- Benjamin Franklin

"Misfortune shows those who are not really friends."
- Aristotle

"The bird a nest,
the spider a web,
man friendship."
- William Blake

"Friendship is love without his wings"
- Lord Byron

"Friendship is love with wings."
"Never injure a friend, even in jest."
- Cicero

"When true friends meet in adverse hour;
'Tis like a sunbeam through a shower.
A watery way an instant seen,
The darkly closing clouds between."
- Sir Walter Scott

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

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

"Think where man's glory most begins and ends,
And say my glory was I had such friends."
- William Yeats

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

"Thus nature has no love for solitude, and always leans, as it were, on some support; and the sweetest support is found in the most intimate friendship."
- Cicero

"Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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

"With every friend I love who has been taken into the brown bosom of the earth a part of me has been buried there; but their contribution to my being of happiness, strength and understanding remains to sustain me in an altered world."
- Helen Keller

"What is a friend? A single soul in two bodies."
- Aristotle

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

"I count myselt in nothing else so happy
As in a soul rememb'ring my good friends."
- William Shakespeare

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

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"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

"Friends have all things in common."
- Plato

"Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods."
- Artistotle

"My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me."
- Henry Ford

"The making of friends, who are real friends, is the best token we have of a man's success in life."
- Edward Everett Hale

"Except in cases of necessity, which are rare, leave your friend to learn unpleasant things from his enemies; they are ready enough to tell them."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

"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

"Those that want friends to open themselves unto are cannibals of their own hearts."
- Fracis Bacon

"Friendship without self interest is one of the rare and beautiful things in life."
- James Francis Byrnes

"Friendship is the only thing in the world concerning the usefulness of which all mankind are agreed."
- Cicero

"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

"True friendship's laws are by this rule express'd,
Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest."
- Alexander Pope

"A friend is, as it were, a second self.
- Cicero (Sent by Nigar Baimova)

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

"But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life; and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part of life is sunshine."
- Thomas Jefferson (Sent by Shawn)

"The world would be so lonely, in sunny hours or gray. Without the gift of friendship, to help us every day."
- Hilda Brett Farr

"All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand."
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"In a friend you find a second self."
- Isabelle Norton

"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

"Ah, how good it feels...the hand of an old friend"
- Mary Englebright

"A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still."
- Friedrich Nietzsche

"Friendship is a single soul dwellings in two bodies."
- Aristotle

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

"Little do men percieve what solitue is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."
- Francis Bacon

"Friendship is the only thing in the world concerning the usefulness of which all mankind are agreed."
- Cicero

"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

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"The only thing to do is to hug one's friends tight and do one's job."
- Edith Wharton

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

"When true friends meet in adverse hour;
'Tis like a sunbeam through a shower.
A watery way an instant seen,
The darkly closing clouds between."
- Sir Walter Scott

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


"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

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

The following five quotes were sent in by Handan
"Go often to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke the unused path."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson, American writer and philosopher (1803-1882)

"Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing."
-Benjamin Franklin

" '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

"When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves."
-William Arthur Ward

"Friendship? Yes Please."
-Charles Dickens - Sent in by Steffi

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

He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion.
-- Author Unknown
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05-28-2009, 07:49 AM
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"Books and friends should be few but good."
"A friend in need is a friend indeed."
- Latin Proverb

"A good friend is my nearest relation."
"A hedge between keeps friendship green."
"God defend me from my friends; from my enemies I can defend myself."
"Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes."
"Love is blind. Friendship tries not to notice."
-Sent in by Angela Kendrick

"The best of friends must part."
"Do not use a hatchet to remove a fly from your friend's forehead."
- Chinese Proverb, (sent by Julio Fung)

"To have a friend, be a friend."
(sent by Julio Fung)

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"The death of a friend is equivalent to the loss of a limb."
- German Proverb

"Life without a friend is like death without a witness."
- Spanish Proverb

"The best mirror is an old friend."
"May there always be work for your hands to do, may your purse always hold a coin or two. May the sun always shine on your windowpane, may a rainbow be certain to follow each rain. May the hand of a friend always be near you, may God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you."
- Irish Blessing

"A cheerful friend is like asunny day spreading brightness all around."
- John Lubcock ( English Astronomer )

"THERE ARE MANY TYPES OF SHIPS. THERE ARE WOODEN SHIPS ,PLASTIC SHIPS, AND METAL SHIPS. BUT THE BEST AND MOST IMPORTAINT TYPES OF SHIPS ARE FRIENDSHIPS."
- OLD IRISH QUOTE (SENT BY -ROBERT J. BADAR JR.)

"The only unsinkable ship is FRIENDSHIP."
-Sent in by Jeff Sczpanski

" A friend is one to whom one may pour out all the contents of one's heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that the gentlest of hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping and with a breath of kindness blow the rest away."
- Arabian Proverb


"It is better to be in chains with friends , than to be in a garden with strangers."
-Persian Proverb -Sent in by Shawn

He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion.
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