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Friends And Friendship Quotes

Faithful friends are gifts from heaven: Whoever finds one has found a treasure.

Author: Source Unknown

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Friendship should be a responsibility, never an opportunity.

Author: Source Unknown

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Often we have no time for our friends but all the time in the world for our enemies.

Author: Leon Uris (1924)

Profession: American Novelist

I do not believe that friends are necessarily the people you like best, they are merely the people who got there first.

Author: Peter Ustinov (1921)

Profession: British Actor, Writer, Director

In the progress of personality, first comes a declaration of independence, then a recognition of interdependence.

Author: Henry Van Dyke (1852--1933)

Profession: American Protestant Clergyman and Writer

May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.

Author: Voltaire (1694-1778)

Profession: French Historian, Writer

No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.

Author: Alice Walker (1944)

Profession: American Author, Critic

Old friends are the great blessings of one's later years. Half a word conveys one's meaning. They have a memory of the same events, have the same mode of thinking. I have young relations that may grow upon me, for my nature is affectionate, but can they grow [To Be] old friends?

Author: Horace Walpole (1717-1797)

Profession: British Author

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.

Author: Izaak Walton (1593-1683)

Profession: British Writer

The book is closed, the year is done, The pages full of tasks begun. A little joy, a little care, Along with dreams, are written there. This new day brings another year, Renewing hope, dispelling fear. And we may find before the end, A deep content, another friend.

Author: Arch Ward

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The wise man does not permit himself to set up even in his own mind any comparisons of his friends. His friendship is capable of going to extremes with many people, evoked as it is by many qualities.

Author: Charles Dudley Warner (1829-1900)

Profession: American Author

A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.

Author: George Washington (1732-1799)

Profession: First President of the USA

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.

Author: George Washington (1732-1799)

Profession: First President of the USA

True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation.

Author: George Washington (1732-1799)

Profession: First President of the USA

Don't make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up.

Author: Thomas J. Watson (-1956)

Profession: American Businessman, Founder of IBM