Friendship Quotes

Friendship is something that creates equality and mutuality, not a reward for finding equality or a way of intensifying existing mutuality.
– Rowan D. Williams
Friendship is held to be the severest test of character. It is easy, we think, to be loyal to a family and clan, whose blood is in your own veins.
– Charles Alexander Eastman
Experts on romance say for a happy marriage there has to be more than a passionate love. For a lasting union, they insist, there must be a genuine liking for each other. Which, in my book, is a good definition for friendship.
– Marilyn Monroe
Because most people are not sufficiently employed in themselves, they run about loose, hungering for employment, and satisfy themselves in various supererogatory occupations. The easiest of these occupations, which have all to do with making things already made, is the making of people: it is called the art of friendship.
– Laura Riding
Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day.
– John Wooden
Be slow to fall into friendship but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
– Socrates
Bad faith likes discourse on friendship and loyalty.
– Mason Cooley
All who consult on doubtful matters, should be void of hatred, friendship, anger, and pity.
– Sallust
All those who offer an opinion on any doubtful point should first clear their minds of every sentiment of dislike, friendship, anger or pity.
– Sallust