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Friends And Friendship Quotes

The difficulty is not that great to die for a friend, the hard part is finding a friend worth dying for.

Author: Henry Home

Profession:

A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother.

Author: Homer

Profession: Greek Epic Poet

Two friends, two bodies with one soul inspired.

Author: Homer

Profession: Greek Epic Poet

Instead of loving your enemies -- treat your friends a little better.

Author: Edgar Watson Howe (1853-1937)

Profession: American Journalist, Author

It may be a cold, clammy thing to say, but those that treat friendship the same as any other selfishness seem to get the most out of it.

Author: Edgar Watson Howe (1853-1937)

Profession: American Journalist, Author

When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.

Author: Edgar Watson Howe (1853-1937)

Profession: American Journalist, Author

Don't abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism.

Author: Edgar Watson Howe (1853-1937)

Profession: American Journalist, Author

Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.

Author: Tehyi Hsieh

Profession:

If you have no enemies you are apt to be in the same predicament in regard to friends.

Author: Elbert Hubbard (1859-1915)

Profession: American Author, Publisher

Your friend is that man who knows all about you, and still likes you.

Author: Elbert Hubbard (1859-1915)

Profession: American Author, Publisher

The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.

Author: Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978)

Profession: American Democratic Politician, Vice President

My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.

Author: Lee Iacocca (1924)

Profession: American Businessman, Former CEO of Chrysler

Human beings are born into this little span of life of which the best thing is its friendship and intimacies, and soon their places will know them no more, and yet they leave their friendships and intimacies with no cultivation, to grow as they will by the roadside, expecting them to keep by force of inertia.

Author: William James (1842-1910)

Profession: American Psychologist, Professor, Author

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.

Author: Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

Profession: Third President of the USA

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?

Author: Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

Profession: Third President of the USA