Quotes About Friends and Friendship

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Friendship is a rare and precious commodity. If you have a friend who truly understands you and accepts you despite your shortcomings, then you are the luckiest person in the world.

Quotes About Friendship

Here are some quotes about friendship and friends:

Walter Winchell: newspaper/radio columnist/commentator

"A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out."


"To have a good friend is one of the highest delights in life; to be a good friend is one of the noblest and most difficult undertakings."

Christi Mary Warner: singer/songwriter, poet

"A true friend is one who knows all about you and likes you anyway."

Aristotle: Greek philosopher

"What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies."


"A friend hears the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails."

Bishop Fulton J. Sheen: Catholic bishop, TV commentator

"Every man rejoices twice when he has a partner in his joy. He who shares tears with us wipes them away. He divides them in two, and he who laughs with us makes the joy double."

Jacques Delille: French poet

"Fate chooses our relatives, we choose our friends."

Samuel Butler: English novelist, essayist

"Friendship is like money, easier made than kept."


"Every time I hold you I begin to understand, that everything about you tells me you're my best friend."


"Advice from your friends is like the weather; some of it is good; some of it is bad."

Orson Welles: American actor, writer, director

"We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone."

Charles R. Swindoll: Christian pastor and author
"I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let's face it, friends make life a lot more fun."

Yolanda Hadid: Dutch-American television personality
"I have learned that friendship isn't about who you've known the longest, it's about who came and never left your side."

Simon Sinek; British-American author, consultant

"The strong bond of friendship is not always a balanced equation; friendship is not always about giving and taking in equal shares. Instead, friendship is grounded in a feeling that you know exactly who will be there for you when you need something, no matter what or when."

Khalil Gibran: Lebanese-American writer, poet

'In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed."

Ray Bradbury: American author
"If we listened to our intellect, we'd never have a love affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go into business, because we'd be cynical. Well, that's nonsense. You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down."

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