Friendship Quotes

Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements. I have known the breach of a promise to dine or sup to break up more than one intimacy.
– William Hazlitt
Read as you taste fruit or savor wine, or enjoy friendship, love or life.
– George Herbert
Sweet is the scene where genial friendship plays the pleasing game of interchanging praise.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes
Without wearing any mask we are conscious of, we have a special face for each friend.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes
Instead of loving your enemies - treat your friends a little better.
– Edward W. Howe
When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.
– Edward W. Howe
It may be a cold, clammy thing to say, but those that treat friendship the same as any other selfishness seem to get the most out of it.
– Edgar Watson Howe
The little trouble in the world that is not due to love is due to friendship.
– Edgar Watson Howe
It may happen sometimes that a long debate becomes the cause of a longer friendship. Commonly, those who dispute with one another at last agree.
– Elbert Hubbard
Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.
– Elbert Hubbard
The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.
– Elbert Hubbard
Friendship is inexplicable, it should not be explained if one doesn't want to kill it.
– Max Jacob
Yes'm, old friends is always best, 'less you can catch a new one that's fit to make an old one out of.
– Sarah Orne Jewett
In my public service, I treasure my friendship with law enforcement officers. I admire what they do and support them in every aspect of their job. I have always looked upon law enforcement officers as my friends.
– Dirk Kempthorne
A hug is like a boomerang - you get it back right away.
– Bil Keane
Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.
– Charles Lamb
Eros will have naked bodies; Friendship naked personalities.
– C. S. Lewis
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
– C. S. Lewis
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?
– Abraham Lincoln
The most deadly fruit is borne by the hatred which one grafts on an extinguished friendship.
– Gotthold Ephraim Lessing