Quotes on Love and Friendship

Quotes on Love and Friendship That Build an Everlasting Relationship

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On a lot of issues, Friedrich Nietzsche was one of the most passionately opinionated luminaries. However, not many would expect quotes on love and friendship from Nietzsche. In addition to him, many other famous authors have opined on love. Here is a collection of quotes on love and friendship by famous authors.

Charles Caleb Colton
Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship -- never.

Jane Austen
Friendship is the finest balm for the pangs of despised love.

George Jean Nathan
Love demands infinitely less than friendship.

Paul Valery
It would be impossible to love anyone or anything one knew completely. Love is directed towards what lies hidden in its object.

Friedrich Nietzsche
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.

Fr. Jerome Cummings
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.

Sarah McLachlan
My love, you know you are my best friend.
You know that I'd do anything for you
And my love, let nothing come between us.
My love for you is strong and true.

Margaret Guenther
We all need friends with whom we can speak of our deepest concerns, and who do not fear to speak the truth in love to us.

Andre Pevost
Platonic love is like an inactive volcano.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox
All love that has not friendship for its base is like a mansion built upon the sand.

E. Joseph Crossmann
Love is friendship set to music.<br/>
Hannah Arendt
Love, in distinction from friendship, is killed, or rather extinguished, the moment it is displayed in public.

Francois Mauriac
No love, no friendship, can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever.

Agnes Repplier
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.