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Friends And Friendship Quotes

Friendship always benefits; love sometimes injures.

Author: Seneca (4 B.C. 65 A.D.)

Profession: Spanish-born Roman Statesman, philosopher

Those that are a friend to themselves are sure to be a friend to all.

Author: Seneca (4 B.C. 65 A.D.)

Profession: Spanish-born Roman Statesman, philosopher

The 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-hatched unfledged comrade.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

A friend should bear a friend's infirmities, But Brutus makes mine greater than they are.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

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.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

Friendship is constant in all other things, Save in the office and affairs of love.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

But a lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.

Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist

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.

Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist

I can't forgive my friends for dying; I don't find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing.

Author: Logan Pearsall Smith (1865-1946)

Profession: Anglo-American Essayist, Aphorist

Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness of existence.

Author: Sydney Smith (1771-1845)

Profession: British Writer, Clergyman

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

Author: Socrates

Profession: Greek Philosopher of Athens

No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.

Author: Robert Southey (1774-1843)

Profession: British Author

Friendship is one of the sweetest joys of life. Many might have failed beneath the bitterness of their trial had they not found a friend.

Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-1892)

Profession: British Baptist Preacher

No man is useless while he has a friend.

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1895)

Profession: Scottish Essayist, Poet, Novelist