Friendship Quotes

Accountability in friendship is the equivalent of love without strategy.
– Anita Brookner
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
– Buddha
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.
– Edward Bulwer-Lytton
A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.
– Leo Buscaglia
A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both.
– Fawn M. Brodie
A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely.
– Pam Brown
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
– Albert Camus
Friendship is a pretty full-time occupation if you really are friendly with somebody. You can't have too many friends because then you're just not really friends.
– Truman Capote
The world is round so that friendship may encircle it.
– Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
– Marcus Tullius Cicero
What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun. A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk.
– Marcus Tullius Cicero
I have lost my seven best friends, which is to say God has had mercy on me seven times without realizing it. He lent a friendship, took it from me, sent me another.
– Jean Cocteau
Friendship, of itself a holy tie,Is made more sacred by adversity.
– Charles Caleb Colton
It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.
– Confucius
Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself.
– Confucius
Meg Ryan is a beautiful and courageous woman. I grieve the loss of her companionship but I've not lost the friendship. We talk all the time and that was what our connection was about. She has a wonderful mind and we just like a chat.
– Russell Crowe
Israelis can be proud of the vibrant democracy that they have created, and I know that many Rhode Islanders share my deep appreciation for the close friendship between our two nations.
– Lincoln Chafee
No one person can possibly combine all the elements supposed to make up what everyone means by friendship.
– Francis Marion Crawford
It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.
– Marlene Dietrich
I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.
– Thomas A. Edison