Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another. -
Author: Eustace Budgell
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
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.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
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.
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.
Friendship is Love without his wings!
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.
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.
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