Humanities › Literature Quotes on Love and Friendship Quotes on Love and Friendship That Build an Everlasting Relationship Share Flipboard Email Print Adam Weiss / Getty Images Literature Quotations Love Quotes Funny Quotes Great Lines from Movies and Television Quotations For Holidays Best Sellers Classic Literature Plays & Drama Poetry Shakespeare Short Stories Children's Books By Simran Khurana Education Expert M.B.A, Human Resource Development and Management, Narsee Monjee Institution of Management Studies B.S., University of Mumbai, Commerce, Accounting, and Finance Simran Khurana is the Editor-in-Chief for ReachIvy, and a teacher and freelance writer and editor, who uses quotations in her pedagogy. our editorial process Simran Khurana Updated July 03, 2019 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 youAnd 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.