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Friends And Friendship Quotes

Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another. -

Author: Eustace Budgell

Profession:

That is what friendship means. Sharing the prejudice of experience.

Author: Charles Bukowski (1920-1994)

Profession: German Poet, Short Stories Writer, Novelist

One of the surest evidences of friendship that one individual can display to another is telling him gently of a fault. If any other can excel it, it is listening to such a disclosure with gratitude, and amending the error.

Author: Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873)

Profession: British Novelist, Poet

Win hearts, and you have hands and purses.

Author: Lord Burleigh

Profession:

False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.

Author: Sir Richard Burton (1821-1890)

Profession: Explorer, Born in Torquay

A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.

Author: Leo Buscaglia

Profession: American Expert on Love, Lecturer, Author

A man's friendships are, like his will, invalidated by marriage -- but they are also no less invalidated by the marriage of his friends.

Author: Samuel Butler (1612-1680)

Profession: British Poet, Satirist

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.

Author: Samuel Butler (1612-1680)

Profession: British Poet, Satirist

A friend who cannot at a pinch remember a thing or two that never happened is as bad as one who does not know how to forget.

Author: Samuel Butler (1612-1680)

Profession: British Poet, Satirist

Friendship without self-interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life.

Author: James F. Byrnes (1879-1972)

Profession: American Judge, Secretary of State

A mistress never is nor can be a friend. While you agree, you are lovers; and when it is over, anything but friends.

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

Friendship is Love without his wings!

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

I have always laid it down as a maxim --and found it justified by experience --that a man and a woman make far better friendships than can exist between two of the same sex --but then with the condition that they never have made or are to make love to each other.

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

I have had, and may have still, a thousand friends, as they are called, in life, who are like one's partners in the waltz of this world --not much remembered when the ball is over.

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow; Don't walk behind me, I may not lead; Walk beside me, and just be my friend.

Author: Albert Camus (1913-1960)

Profession: French Existential Writer