Friends and Friendship Quotes

  • Love is only chatter, Friends are all the matter. – Gelett Burgess
  • Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mine? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and days o’ auld lang syne? – Burns
  • I would not enter on my list of friends,(though graced with polished manners and fine sense yet wanting sensibility)the man who needlessly sets foot upon a worm. – Cowper
  • Elysium is as far as to the very nearest room, if in that room a friend await felicity or doom. – Emily Dickinson
  • He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, and he who has one enemy shall meet him everywhere. – Emerson
  • He gained from Heaven (that was wished) a friend. – Gray
  • Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days! None knew thee but to love thee, nor named thee but to praise. – Fitz Greene Halleck
  • Friends of my bossom, thou more than a brother, why wert thou not born in my father’s dwelling? – Charles Lamb
  • When i remember all the friends, so linked together, I’ve seen around me fall, like leaves in wintry weather, I feel like one who treads alone some banquet-hall deserted… – Moore
  • The only way to be friend is to be one. – Emerson
  • Friends are like melons. Shall I tell you why? To find one good, you must a hundred try. – Claude Mermet
  • What is thine is mine and all mine is thine. – Plautus
  • A friend is one whom I may think aloud.Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Thou wert my guide, philosopher and friend. – Pope
  • Against a foe I can myself defend, but Heaven protect me from a blundering friend! – D’Archy W. Thompson
  • Those friends thou hast, and their adoptation tried, grapple them to they soul with hoops of steel. – Shakespeare
  • As old wood is best to burn, old horse to ride, old book to read, and old wine to drink, so are old friends always most trusty to use. – Leonard Wright
  • Be slow to fall into friendship, but when thou art in continue firm and constant. – Socrates
  • Friendship, peculiar boon of Heaven, the noble mind’s delight and pride, to men and angels only given to all the lower world denied.
  • Friendship is single soul dwelling in two bodies. – Aristotle
  • Frienship is almost always the union of one mind with a part of another; people are friends in spot. – George Santayana
  • The world is round so that friendship may circle it. – Pierre Teihard De Chardin
  • Most friendship is feigning, most loving mere folly. – Shakespeare
  • Reprove your friends in secret, praise them openly. – Syrus
  • True friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to appellation. – George Washington