Quote category: Friendship
Friends are an aid to the young, to guard them from error;
to the elderly, to attend to their wants and to supplement their failing power of action; to those in the prime of life, to assist them to noble deeds.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else
My friends have made the story of my life. In a thousand ways they have turned my limitations into beautiful privileges, and enabled me to walk serene and happy in the shadow cast by my deprivation.
Friendship makes prosperity brighter, while it lightens adversity by sharing its grieves and anxieties.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship.
Love your enemies just in case your friends turn out to be a bunch of bastards.
R. A. Dickson
The glory of friendship is not in the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is in the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We have to learn to be our own best friends because we fall too easily into the trap of being our worst enemies.
If two friends ask you to judge a dispute, do not accept, because you will lose one friend; on the other hand, if two strangers come with the same request, accept because you will gain one friend.