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.

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Aristotle Permalink to Aristotle quote

Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.

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Aristotle Permalink to Aristotle quote

Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else

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Eleanor Roosevelt Permalink to Eleanor Roosevelt quote

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.

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Helen Keller Permalink to Helen Keller quote

Friendship makes prosperity brighter, while it lightens adversity by sharing its grieves and anxieties.

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Marcus Tullius Cicero Permalink to Marcus Tullius Cicero quote

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.

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Pietro Aretino Permalink to Pietro Aretino quote

Love your enemies just in case your friends turn out to be a bunch of bastards.

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R. A. Dickson Permalink to R. A. Dickson quote

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.

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Ralph Waldo Emerson Permalink to Ralph Waldo Emerson quote

We have to learn to be our own best friends because we fall too easily into the trap of being our worst enemies.

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Roderick Thorp Permalink to Roderick Thorp quote

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.

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Saint Augustine Permalink to Saint Augustine quote