Friend Quotes

Friend Quotes, Sayings & Quotations

Part 1. Best friend quotes ever

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Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness. Euripides, poet

A memory lasts forever. Never does it die. True friends stay together. And never say goodbye. Anonymous,

A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. Elbert Hubbard, writer

My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me. Henry Ford, industrialist

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, dramatist

The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love. Hubert Humphrey, politician

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, dramatist

Never shall I forget the time I spent with you. Please continue to be my friend, as you will always find me yours. Ludwig van Beethoven, composer

Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together. Woodrow Wilson, president

He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all. Miguel de Cervantes, novelist

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Help someone, you earn a friend. Help someone too much, you make an enemy. Erol Ozan,

You may find the worst enemy or best friend in yourself. English Proverbs,

A true friend reaches for your hand and touches your heart. Heather Pryor,

He who loses wealth loses much. He who loses a friend loses more. But he who loses courage loses all. Miguel de Cervantes, novelist

Though sleep is called our best friend, it is a friend who often keeps us waiting Jules Verne, author

There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate. Linda Grayson,

A friend is one who sees through you and still enjoys the view. Wilma Askinas,

Give generously, love warmly, act with integrity, and the world will be your friend Susan McCann, singer

Friendship makes prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it. Cicero,

Keep your friends for friendship, but work with the skilled and competent. Robert Greene, playwright

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funny quotes

Funny best friend quotes about guy, girl or boy.

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A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat. Erma Bombeck, journalist

I'm mourning with the rest of the world for the talented, gorgeous, funny, intelligent John Forsythe but my heart is broken for the loss of my dear, dear friend and neighbor. I will miss him terribly. Cheryl Ladd, actress

I wear black skinny-fit jeans - I can't get away from them. It's funny because I wore baggy jeans for ages, then one day my friend convinced me to try on a skinny pair and I thought they were great. Shaun White, snowboarder

I was the kid next door's imaginary friend. Emo Philips, comedian

My friend had a funny remark; he told me everybody has something - some people have a big butt, some people are insecure and at least you know what it is, even if it's a lump on your head. I know I have a lump on my head. Karen Duffy, actress

What was really funny is that as I got older all those guys who called me a sissy in junior high school wanted me to be their best friend because they wanted to meet all the girls that I knew in figure skating. Scott Hamilton, athlete

It's funny, I had dinner with my dear friend John Spencer last night and I'm not in the first episode, but he's at the beginning of it and he was telling me about it and I thought this sounds very hot because I think this is definitely the last year of West Wing. Stockard Channing, actress

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true quotes

True best friend quotes about real friendship.

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One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman

True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost. Charles Caleb Colton, writer

There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship. Thomas Aquinas, theologian

I need more friends. It's kind of like my quest right now just to have more true friends. Miley Cyrus, musician

Silence is a true friend who never betrays. Confucius, philosopher

It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means. Charles Kingsley, clergyman

True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island... to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing. Baltasar Gracian, philosopher

This friend of mine said he was surprised to find that - I don't think it's quite a majority - a bigger percentage of actors are introverts than extroverts. It was a big surprise to him. Now, I know me, and I'll do anything if I'm playing a character. Or anything that's true to the character, anyway. But in real life I'm a little more withdrawn. Jackie Weaver, actress

I say find one true friend to help you get through the tough times. Kelly Osbourne, actress

The two most misused words in the entire English vocabulary are love and friendship. A true friend would die for you, so when you start trying to count them on one hand, you don't need any fingers. Larry Flynt, publisher

Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is. Jim Morrison, musician

A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success! Doug Larson, cartoonist

It is not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer. E. B. White, writer

More people have been slaughtered in the name of religion than for any other single reason. That, my friends, that is true perversion. Harvey Milk, politician

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, writer

To God, thy country, and thy friend be true. Bill Vaughan, journalist

My friend James Cameron and I made three films together - True Lies, The Terminator and Terminator 2. Of course, that was during his early, low-budget, art-house period. Arnold Schwarzenegger, actor

Linda Tripp has shown that a true friend is an archivist, a biographer. Mary Schmich, journalist

Love between a man and a woman is founded on the mating instinct and is not free from desire and self-seeking. But to have a friend and to be true under any and all trials is the mark of a man! Charles Alexander Eastman, author

When my daughter, Clare, was 4, she told me that a school friend had told her what I did for a living. Clare asked me, 'Is it true you play Jack Rabbit?' Peter Bergman, actor

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Quotes about life

Friend quotes about life, best friends, fake or real ones.

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If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius. Joseph Addison, writer

People fear death even more than pain. It's strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death. At the point of death, the pain is over. Yeah, I guess it is a friend. Jim Morrison, musician

I can tell you, honest friend, what to believe: believe life; it teaches better that book or orator. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, poet

If my life is of no value to my friends it is of none to myself. Joseph Smith, Jr., clergyman

Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends? Abraham Lincoln, president

At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent. Barbara Bush, first lady

At every crisis in one's life, it is absolute salvation to have some sympathetic friend to whom you can think aloud without restraint or misgiving. Woodrow Wilson, president

Finding the one is not just a feeling, it's an educated guess. I feel like I chose someone to share my life with who is my friend. America Ferrera, actress

But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine. Thomas Jefferson, president

Time should make enemies and Life should make friends. Henry R. Luce, editor

All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, poet

As life runs on, the road grows strange with faces new - and near the end. The milestones into headstones change, Neath every one a friend. James Russell Lowell, poet

That perfect tranquillity of life, which is nowhere to be found but in retreat, a faithful friend and a good library. Aphra Behn, dramatist

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Melody Beattie, writer

Each heartfelt prayer, each Church meeting attended, each worthy friend, each righteous decision, each act of service perfomed all precede that goal of eternal life. Thomas S. Monson, clergyman

I am a friend of life, at 80 life tells me to behave like a woman and not like an old woman. Chavela Vargas, musician

True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island... to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing. Baltasar Gracian, philosopher

Today America lost a great elder statesman, a committed public servant, and leader of the Senate. And today I lost a treasured friend. Ted Kennedy was an iconic, larger than life United States senator whose influence cannot be overstated. Many have come before, and many will come after, but Ted Kennedy's name will always be remembered as someone who lived and breathed the United States Senate and the work completed within its chamber. Orrin Hatch, politician

Actually, I only have a few friends in real life. And when I say friends, I'm referring to those people who I've known since the 1960s. Jean Reno, actor

This friend of mine said he was surprised to find that - I don't think it's quite a majority - a bigger percentage of actors are introverts than extroverts. It was a big surprise to him. Now, I know me, and I'll do anything if I'm playing a character. Or anything that's true to the character, anyway. But in real life I'm a little more withdrawn. Jackie Weaver, actress

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Quotes about Friendship

Deep quotes about real inner power of friendship and how it binds people.

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Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness. Euripides, poet

A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. Elbert Hubbard, writer

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, dramatist

The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love. Hubert Humphrey, politician

I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light. Helen Keller, author

I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better. Plutarch, philosopher

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I'll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about. Rumi, poet

Keep your friends for friendship, but work with the skilled and competent. Robert Greene, playwright

Friendship makes prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it. Cicero,

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. George Washington, president

A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship. John D. Rockefeller, businessman

A friend to all is a friend to none. Aristotle, philosopher

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Marcel Proust, author

It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter. Marlene Dietrich, actress

True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost. Charles Caleb Colton, writer

Each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born. Anais Nin, author

Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything. Muhammad Ali, boxer

My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake. Aristotle, philosopher

Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought I was the only one. C.S. Lewis, novelist

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Quotes about love

Funny love quotes for him and her, to say I love You.

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Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness. Euripides, poet

A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. Elbert Hubbard, writer

The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love. Hubert Humphrey, politician

Give generously, love warmly, act with integrity, and the world will be your friend Susan McCann, singer

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I'll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about. Rumi, poet

You're the one who is weak. You will never know love or friendship. And I feel sorry for you. J.K. Rowling, novelist

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

So long as we love we serve; so long as we are loved by others, I would almost say that we are indispensable; and no man is useless while he has a friend. Robert Louis Stevenson, writer

I have the iPad and I love Words With Friends. Billy Bush, entertainer

What I cannot love, I overlook. Is that real friendship? Anais Nin, author

If I told you about a land of love, friend, would you follow me and come? Yunus Emre, poet

He drew a circle that shut me out- Heretic , rebel, a thing to flout. But love and I had the wit to win: We drew a circle and took him In ! From the poem Outwitted Edwin Markham, poet

I thought I was dreaming. It was the most amazing moment of my entire life. Not only is Bill the love of my life, but he's also my best friend. I couldn't believe my dream guy was asking me to marry him! Giuliana Rancic, journalist

I told another ESPN friend here, I love all sports. I can't think of any I don't love. I've even come to appreciate cricket. Maybe I could play a sportswriter. I don't know. Anything in the sports realm is appealing. Sean Astin, actor

I do love to shop. But I'm a social shopper. I like to do it while hanging out with my friends. Some of them hate shopping because they treat it like something you have to plan, like a grocery list. But if I'm out and I pass a store, I just pop in. Nicole Richie, actress

The two most misused words in the entire English vocabulary are love and friendship. A true friend would die for you, so when you start trying to count them on one hand, you don't need any fingers. Larry Flynt, publisher

Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is. Jim Morrison, musician

The practice mirror is to be used for the correction of faults, not for a love affair, and the figure you watch should not become your dearest friend. Agnes De Mille, dancer

I'd asked around 10 or 15 people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question, 'Well, what do you love most?' That's how I started painting money. Andy Warhol, artist

Above our life we love a steadfast friend. Christopher Marlowe, dramatist

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Philosopher quotes

Quotes from famous Philosophers.

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A true friend is one soul in two bodies. Aristotle, philosopher

I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better. Plutarch, philosopher

Without friends no one would choose to live. Aristotle, philosopher

The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

A friend to all is a friend to none. Aristotle, philosopher

The worst solitude is to have no real friendships. Francis Bacon, philosopher

Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. Aristotle, philosopher

My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake. Aristotle, philosopher

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, philosopher

Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies. Aristotle, philosopher

Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy. Lao Tzu, philosopher

What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies. Aristotle, philosopher

Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit. Aristotle, philosopher

Friendship is essentially a partnership. Aristotle, philosopher

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

To the query, What is a friend? his reply was A single soul dwelling in two bodies. Aristotle, philosopher

Without friends, no one would want to live, even if he had all other goods. Aristotle, philosopher

Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings. Jean De La Bruyere, philosopher

Have no friends not equal to yourself. Confucius, philosopher

Never have a companion that casts you in the shade. Baltasar Gracian, philosopher

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Comedian quotes

Quotes from famous comedians.

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A puppy plays with every pup he meets, but an old dog has few associates. Josh Billings, comedian

I had a friend who was a clown. When he died, all his friends went to the funeral in one car. Steven Wright, comedian

My friend has a baby. I'm recording all the noises he makes so later I can ask him what he meant. Steven Wright, comedian

My mother never breast fed me, she told me she only liked me as a friend. Rodney Dangerfield, comedian

Show me a friend in need and I'll show you a pest. Joe E. Lewis, comedian

Times are hard and friends are few. Paul O'Grady, comedian

My friends tell me I have an intimacy problem. But they don't really know me. Garry Shandling, comedian

As a real person, he wouldn't last a minute, would he? But drama is about imperfection. And we've moved away from the aspirational hero. We got tired of it, it was dull. If I was House's friend, I would hate it. How he so resolutely refuses to be happy or take the kind-hearted road. But we don't always like morally good people, do we? Hugh Laurie, comedian

When you have a fat friend there are no see-saws, only catapults. Demetri Martin, comedian

My friend and I sang an a cappella rendition of Extreme's 'More Than Words' at one of our football pep rallies in a desperate attempt to look cool. For a while, I wore pink Converse All Stars because I thought it made me seem daring and irreverent. Ed Helms, comedian

When I see friends from school I think they've all grown old and I've stayed the same. Steve Coogan, comedian

I still want Oprah to play my best friend. I want to spend time with Oprah. Tina Fey, comedian

Don't tell your friends about your indigestion. "How are you" is a greeting, not a question. Arthur Guiterman, comedian

Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read. Groucho Marx, comedian

I was the kid next door's imaginary friend. Emo Philips, comedian

Banks have a new image. Now you have 'a friend,' your friendly banker. If the banks are so friendly, how come they chain down the pens? Alan King, comedian

One of my friends went on a murder weekend... now he is doing life for it. Jack Dee, comedian

Chris Martin's a good friend of mine. I'm actually Apple's godfather. He's an old friend and we've been mates for quite a few years now. Simon Pegg, comedian

A friend of mine said, no matter what I do I always look like an English teacher. She actually said, you still look like a Campbell's Soup kid. Kate Clinton, comedian

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Actresses quotes

Quotes from famous actresses.

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It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter. Marlene Dietrich, actress

You find out who your real friends are when you're involved in a scandal. Elizabeth Taylor, actress

Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends. Shirley Maclaine, actress

Lovers have a right to betray you... friends don't. Judy Holliday, actress

The best time to make friends is before you need them. Ethel Barrymore, actress

I'm reading more than ever. I used to find it tedious, but now it's like my little friend - it takes my mind off things. Billie Piper, actress

Do not just look at your boyfriend as just a boyfriend. Look at him as a friend, too. Vanessa Hudgens, actress

Finding the one is not just a feeling, it's an educated guess. I feel like I chose someone to share my life with who is my friend. America Ferrera, actress

The reason I met my husband was because I remembered a friend's birthday. The moral of the story is: Remember people's birthdays. Julianna Margulies, actress

I don't want to have a friend unless I can call them one of my best friends. Leighton Meester, actress

A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires. Hedy Lamarr, actress

We've all known a John Tucker. We've either known one, dated one or our best friend has dated one. I think a lot of men at one point or another have been a John Tucker. Sophia Bush, actress

My best friend growing up really put the bug in my ear about acting. We created this one hour-and-a-half improv play when we were 10 or 11 and performed it at the library. We just played off each other so well and had the best time doing it and the funniest part was, we wound up having packed houses, other people loved it too. Katherine Moennig, actress

I had a lot of friends in high school, but I was never the wild party girl. Never have been, never plan to be! Blake Lively, actress

I have no friends and I never leave my house. Megan Fox, actress

I usually try on at least 20 pairs of jeans before I find something that looks good on me. And even then, I have a trustworthy friend tell me if my butt looks big! Amanda Peet, actress

This friend of mine said he was surprised to find that - I don't think it's quite a majority - a bigger percentage of actors are introverts than extroverts. It was a big surprise to him. Now, I know me, and I'll do anything if I'm playing a character. Or anything that's true to the character, anyway. But in real life I'm a little more withdrawn. Jackie Weaver, actress

Where would you be without friends? The people to pick you up when you need lifting? We come from homes far from perfect, so you end up almost parent and sibling to your friends - your own chosen family. There's nothing like a really loyal, dependable, good friend. Nothing. Jennifer Aniston, actress

I'll tell you how it happened. The phone rang. Paul, my agent, goes, 'Would you like to play Meryl Streep's?' I said, 'Yeeees! I'll do it, whatever it is.' He said, 'It's Mamma Mia!.' I said, 'Oh no, which character? The fat friend? Julie Walters, actress

I'm mourning with the rest of the world for the talented, gorgeous, funny, intelligent John Forsythe but my heart is broken for the loss of my dear, dear friend and neighbor. I will miss him terribly. Cheryl Ladd, actress

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Musician quotes

Quotes from famous musicians.

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All you need to do to be my friend is like me. Taylor Swift, musician

Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world. John Evelyn, musician

You and I will meet again, When we're least expecting it, One day in some far off place, I will recognize your face, I won't say goodbye my friend, For you and I will meet again. Tom Petty, musician

People fear death even more than pain. It's strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death. At the point of death, the pain is over. Yeah, I guess it is a friend. Jim Morrison, musician

A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself. Jim Morrison, musician

No one leaves an old friend unless they are ashamed. Julian Casablancas, musician

I need more friends. It's kind of like my quest right now just to have more true friends. Miley Cyrus, musician

A friend is nothing but a known enemy. Kurt Cobain, musician

I like a man who can be a real friend, has a good sense of humor, a good pair of shoes and a healthy gold card. Victoria Beckham, musician

I have younger friends who don't work, and they aren't doing so well. My secret is to keep going, keep working. Les Paul, musician

My mom and I have always been really close. She's always been the friend that was always there. There were times when, in middle school and junior high, I didn't have a lot of friends. But my mom was always my friend. Always. Taylor Swift, musician

It was a weird mix of emotions. One day, your best friend could be killed. The day before, you could be celebrating him getting a brand-new bike. Jay-Z, musician

My first show was when I was a high school freshman, but it was at the junior class dance. My older friend and bandmate booked it. Frank Iero, musician

Animals keep you company when you're really lonely. It helps because when you have a friend around who always likes you no matter what - it's harder to feel bad or down. Aaron Carter, musician

Chaos is a friend of mine. Bob Dylan, musician

From a social perspective, I am looking for friends, not acolytes. John Fahey, musician

My inspiration are the woman, friendship, and loneliness. Enrique Iglesias, musician

I am a friend of life, at 80 life tells me to behave like a woman and not like an old woman. Chavela Vargas, musician

I knew Scotty was going to win. At the beginning of the episode, I was like, 'Scotty, are you ready to win?'. I knew he was going to in my heart. I accepted it. I couldn't pick a more perfect person to get second place to. He's my best friend. Lauren Alaina, musician

I'm sure those rumors are spread, but it's just ah - we're really good friend. We've been since day one in Hollywood. In class, we've been together in school. We've gotten really close, but I don't know about the more than friends stuff. Scotty McCreery, musician

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Leader quotes

Quotes from famous leaders.

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A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals a secret of hidden treasure. Buddha, leader

In the adversity of our best friends we often find something that does not displease us. Brigham Young, leader

The good man is the friend of all living things. Mahatma Gandhi, leader

In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the mind before the body; then thou hast a wife, a friend, a companion, a second self. William Penn, leader

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

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

Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend - or a meaningful day. Dalai Lama, leader

It may be doubtful, at first, whether a person is an enemy or friend. Meat, if not properly digested, becomes poison; But poison, if used rightly, may turn medicinal. Saskya Pandita, leader

The rule of friendship means there should be mutual sympathy between them, each supplying what the other lacks and trying to benefit the other, always using friendly and sincere words. Buddha, leader

An 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, leader

Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend -- or a meaningful day. Dalai Lama, leader

It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business. Mahatma Gandhi, leader

There can be no friendship where there is no freedom. Friendship loves a free air, and will not be fenced up in straight and narrow enclosures. William Penn, leader

There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first... when you learn to live for others, they will live for you. Paramahansa Yogananda, leader

We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls. Mother Teresa, leader

It pays to know the enemy - not least because at some time you may have the opportunity to turn him into a friend. Margaret Thatcher, leader

Always give a word or sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend, or even a stranger, if in a lonely place. Tecumseh, leader

I once thought that I was the only man that persevered to be the friend of the white man, but since they have come and cleaned out our lodges, horses, and everything else, it is hard for to believe the white man any more. Black Kettle, leader

My friend, I am going to tell you the story of my life, as you wish; and if it were only the story of my life I think I would not tell it; for what is one man that he should make much of his winters, even when they bend him like a heavy snow? Black Elk, leader

We had good white friends who advised us against taking the war path. My friend and brother, Mr. Chapman, told us just how the war would end. Chief Joseph, leader

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French quotes

Quotes from French authors

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However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship. Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Marcel Proust, author

Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer. Jean De La Fontaine, poet

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, philosopher

May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies. Voltaire (Fran, writer

Do not make best friends with a melancholy sad soul. They always are heavily loaded, and you must bear half. Francois FeNelon, clergyman

My friends, there are no friends. Coco Chanel, designer

It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them. Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

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

Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings. Jean De La Bruyere, philosopher

My true friends have always given me that supreme proof of devotion, a spontaneous aversion for the man I loved. Sidonie Gabrielle Colette, novelist

He who has not the weakness of friendship has not the strength. Joseph Joubert, writer

The first day one is a guest, the second a burden, and the third a pest. Jean De La Bruyere, philosopher

The world is round so that friendship may encircle it. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, philosopher

And what a delight it is to make friends with someone you have despised. Sidonie Gabrielle Colette, novelist

Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life. Jean De La Fontaine, poet

I want to be distinguished from the rest; to tell the truth, a friend to all mankind is not a friend for me. Moliere, playwright

Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other. Honore de Balzac, novelist

Nothing is as dangerous as an ignorant friend; a wise enemy is to be preferred. Jean De La Fontaine, poet

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow; Don't walk behind me, I may not lead; Walk beside me, and just be my friend. Albert Camus, philosopher

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Roman quotes

Quotes from Roman authors.

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Life is nothing without friendship. Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

A friend is, as it were, a second self. Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman

Every man, however wise, needs the advice of some sagacious friend in the affairs of life. Plautus, playwright

Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend. Plautus, playwright

As the yellow gold is tried in fire, so the faith of friendship must be seen in adversity. Ovid, poet

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

Ones oldest friend is the best. Plautus, playwright

Many a time from a bad beginning great friendships have sprung up. Terence, writer

Friendship is the only thing in the world concerning the usefulness of which all mankind are agreed. Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

Those that are a friend to themselves are sure to be a friend to all. Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician

Nothing is there more friendly to a man than a friend in need. Plautus, playwright

What is thine is mine, and all mine is thine. Plautus, playwright

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, statesman

Friendship makes prosperity brighter, while it lightens adversity by sharing its grieves and anxieties. Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

To like and dislike the same things, this is what makes a solid friendship. Sallust, historian

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

There is no more sure tie between friends than when they are united in their objects and wishes. Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

Friendship always benefits; love sometimes injures. Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician

For how many things, which for our own sake we should never do, do we perform for the sake of our friends. Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

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Russian quotes

Quotes from Russian authors.

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The ideal friendship is to feel as one while remaining two. Madame Swetchine, writer

How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and success. Madame Swetchine, writer

In order to have an enemy, one must be somebody. One must be a force before he can be resisted by another force. A malicious enemy is better than a clumsy friend. Sophie Swetchine, author

Everybody, my friend, everybody lives for something better to come. That's why we want to be considerate of every man - Who knows what's in him, why he was born and what he can do? Maxim Gorky, novelist

I'm just like every other girl who likes to shop, likes to look good, likes to spend time with friends. Maria Sharapova, athlete

The only peace that can be made with a dictator is once that must be based on deterrence. For today, the dictator may be your friend, but tomorrow he will need you as an enemy. Natan Sharansky, writer

I knew there were a lot of friends out there, and I wanted to be with them. Ekaterina Gordeeva, athlete

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International quotes

Quotes from International authors.

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Who seeks a faultless friend remains friendless. Proverbs,

Tell me who's your friend and I'll tell you who you are. Proverbs,

Who ceases to be a friend never was one. Proverbs,

A friend is someone who doesn't like the same people you do. Proverbs,

To keep a new friend, never break with the old. Proverbs,

For the friendship of two, the patience of one is required. Proverbs,

It is prosperity that gives us friends, adversity that proves them. Proverbs,

Short judgments make long friends. Proverbs,

The time to make friends is before you need them. Proverbs,

Broken friendships can be soldered, but never sound. Proverbs,

Be slow in choosing a friend, but slower in changing him. Proverbs,

Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends. Proverbs,

These can never be true friends: Hope, dice, a prostitute, a robber, a cheat, a goldsmith, a monkey, a doctor, a distiller. Proverbs,

An ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of friendship. Proverbs,

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Thomas Jefferson quotes

American President Thomas Jefferson Friend Quotes.

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I own that I am not a friend to a very energetic government. It is always oppressive. Thomas Jefferson, president

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, president

To myself, personally, it brings nothing but increasing drudgery and daily loss of friends. Thomas Jefferson, president

But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine. Thomas Jefferson, president

Friendship is but another name for an alliance with the follies and the misfortunes of others. Our own share of miseries is sufficient: why enter then as volunteers into those of another? Thomas Jefferson, president

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Kahlil Gibran quotes

Lebanese Artist Khalil Gibran Friend Quotes.

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Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. Kahlil Gibran, artist

Your friend is your field which you sow with love and reap with thanksgiving. Kahlil Gibran, artist

Your friend is your needs answered. Kahlil Gibran, artist

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. Kahlil Gibran, artist

Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit. Kahlil Gibran, artist

No human relation gives one possession in another—every two souls are absolutely different. In friendship or in love, the two side by side raise hands together to find what one cannot reach alone. Kahlil Gibran, artist

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Bible quotes

Sacred Friend Quotes from the Bible.

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Some friends play at friendship, but a true friend sticks closer than one's nearest kin. Proverbs 18:24 Bible,

A friend loveth at all times. Proverbs 17:17 Bible,

A mirror reflects a man's face, but what he is really like is shown by the kind of friends he chooses. Proverbs 27:19 Bible,

A faithful friend is a strong defense: and he that hath found one hath found a treasure. Bible,

Faithful are the wounds of a friend. Bible,

Forsake not an old friend, for the new is not comparable unto him. A new friend is as new wine: when it is old thou shalt drink it with pleasure. Bible,

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Abraham Lincoln quotes

American President Abraham Lincoln Friend Quotes.

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I don't like that man. I'm going to have to get to know him better. Abraham Lincoln, president

The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend. Abraham Lincoln, president

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them? Abraham Lincoln, president

Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends? Abraham Lincoln, president

I desire to so conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end, when I come to lay down the reins of power, I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me. Abraham Lincoln, president

A drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gal. So with men. If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. Therein is a drop of honey which catches his heart, which, say what he will, is the highroad to his reason. Abraham Lincoln, president

I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end... I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me. Abraham Lincoln, president

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Part 7. Conclusion.

Best of 674 Friend Quotes and Sayings. Friendship saying and quotes from famous presidents, leaders, pholosophers, writer that are about life and true friendship.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part 1
Best Friend quotes
Top Friend picture quotes
New Friend quotes

Part 2
Friend Quotes That ARE...
Funny
True

Part 3
Friend Quotes About
Life
Friendship
Love

Part 4
Friend Quotes By ...
Philosopher
Comedian
Actresses
Musician
Leader

Part 5
Friend Quotes From ...
French
Roman
Russian
International

Part 6
Friend Quotes by Famous Authors
Thomas Jefferson
Kahlil Gibran
Bible
Abraham Lincoln

Part 7
Conclusion

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