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Friends And Friendship Quotes

Friendship is essentially a partnership.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

A true friend is one soul in two bodies.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

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

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

Between friends differences in taste or opinion are irritating in direct proportion to their triviality.

Author: W. H. Auden (1907-1973)

Profession: Anglo-American Poet

If two friends ask you to judge a dispute, don't accept, because you will lose one friend; on the other hand, if two strangers come with the same request, accept because you will gain one friend.

Author: St. Augustine (354-430)

Profession: Numidian-born Bishop of Hippo, Theologian

I want my friend to miss me as long as I miss him.

Author: St. Augustine (354-430)

Profession: Numidian-born Bishop of Hippo, Theologian

Your friends will know you better in the first minute they meet you than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.

Author: Richard Bach (1936)

Profession: American Author

Can miles truly separate us from friends? If we want to be with someone we love, aren't we already there?

Author: Richard Bach (1936)

Profession: American Author

Every gift from a friend is a wish for your happiness...

Author: Richard Bach (1936)

Profession: American Author

The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

Without friends the world is but a wilderness. There is no man that imparteth his joys to his friends, but he joyeth the more; and no man that imparteth his grieves to his friend, but he grieveth the less.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

Friends, both the imaginary ones you build for yourself out of phrases taken from a living writer, or real ones from college, and relatives, despite all the waste of ceremony and fakery and the fact that out of an hour of conversation you may have only five minutes in which the old entente reappears, are the only real means for foreign ideas to enter your brain.

Author: Nicholson Baker (1957)

Profession: American Author

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

Author: Honore De Balzac (1799-1850)

Profession: French Novelist

The best time to make friends is before you need them.

Author: Ethel Barrymore (1879-1959)

Profession: American Actress