Motivational Quotes About Friendship

Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.
Elbert Hubbard

Life has no blessing like a prudent friend.

A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.
Elbert Hubbard

A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
John D. Rockefeller

One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
George Santayana

You win the victory when you yield to friends.

Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.
Thomas Aquinas

In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
Albert Schweitzer

I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.
Thomas A. Edison

A friend is a gift you give yourself.
Robert Louis Stevenson

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
Jim Morrison

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
George Washington

Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Oprah Winfrey

No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.
Alice Walker

Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or to keep one.
Robert E. Lee

My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
Henry Ford

It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.

Your friend is your needs answered.
Khalil Gibran

Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
Muhammad Ali

He who hath many friends hath none.

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

A friend is, as it were, a second self.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself.

Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?
Abraham Lincoln

I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
Thomas Jefferson

Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Helen Keller

It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.

He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.
Oscar Wilde

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.

A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.
William Penn

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