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Friends And Friendship Quotes

We cherish our friends not for their ability to amuse us, but for our ability to amuse them.

Author: Evelyn Waugh (1903-1966)

Profession: British Novelist

For when two beings who are not friends are near each other there is no meeting, and when friends are far apart there is no separation.

Author: Simone Weil (1910-1943)

Profession: French Philosopher, Mystic

Learn to reject friendship, or rather the dream of friendship. To want friendship is a great fault. Friendship ought to be a gratuitous joy, like the joys afforded by art, or life (like aesthetic joys). I must refuse it in order to be worthy to receive it

Author: Simone Weil (1910-1943)

Profession: French Philosopher, Mystic

A true friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be anywhere else.

Author: Len Wein

Profession:

Money can't buy you friends; but you do get a better class of enemies.

Author: Somers White

Profession: American Banker, Speaker

Camerado, I give you my hand, I give you my love more precious than money, I give you myself before preaching or law; Will you give me yourself?

Author: Walt Whitman (1819-1892)

Profession: American Poet

All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.

Author: Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1855-1919)

Profession: American Poet, Journalist

An acquaintance that begins with a compliment is sure to develop into a real friendship.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

Friendship is to be purchased only by friendship. A man may have authority over others, but he can never have their hearts but by giving his own.

Author: Thomas Wilson

Profession:

Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.

Author: Woodrow T. Wilson (1856-1924)

Profession: Twenty-eighth President of the USA

You cannot be friends upon any other terms than upon the terms of equality.

Author: Woodrow T. Wilson (1856-1924)

Profession: Twenty-eighth President of the USA

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.

Author: Walter Winchell (1897-1972)

Profession: American Journalist

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.

Author: Oprah Winfrey (1954)

Profession: American TV Personality, Producer, Actress, Author

Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends.

Author: Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)

Profession: British Novelist, Essayist