"Friendship Is" Quotes
Friendship is one of the sweetest joys of life.
Many might have failed beneath the bitterness of their trial had they
not found a friend.
Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons
to promote the good and happiness of one another.
Friendship is the positive and unalterable choice of a person
whom we have singled out for qualities that we admire.
Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures,
and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.
Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another,
What! You too? I thought I was the only one.
Friendship is like a rose. . . opening one petal at a time, only as it unfolds. . .
day by day it reveals its true beauty.
Joan Walsoh Anglund
Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
Friendship is a treasured gift, and every time I talk with you I feel
as if I'm getting richer and richer.
Friendship is the cornerstone of human relations and the basis for all
T. M. Riffel
Friendship is a serious affection, the most sublime of all affections,
because it is founded on principle, and cemented by time.
Friendship is the marriage of affections.
...friendship is not a noun. Friendship is a verb, a process, an art.
Kyler Shumway, The Friendship Formula
Short Friendship Quotes
... friendship is a key relationship, not an "extra" that we make the time for
when the other primary relationships in our life are addressed .... As busy
as we all are, we need to
make time for our friends, another primary relationship that can
make the difference in our mental and even our physical health.
Jan Yager, When Friendship Hurts
Friendship is essential in the best and worst of times, whether realizing an
achievement or struggling with a success.
Zonya Brewton, Flavors of Friendship
For friendship is a gift from God wrapped up in human form,
sent down to show us what He's like. For in God was friendship born.
Kitty Chappell, Friendship: When It's Easy and When It's Not
Friendship is not about catching the prize of connection, friendship is the
means to finding it.
Kyler Shumway, The Friendship Formula
Best Friendship Quotes
Friendship can be purchased only by friendship. A man may have
authority over others, but he can never have their heart but by giving his own.
Whatever words we use to describe the friends in our lives, they can
hardly contain all the joy
and delight that comes from knowing and being known by someone else
through the bonds of friendship.
Margaret Feinbert, Friendship; Cultivating Relationships
Always be open to new friendships, including those with younger people.
Both you and they will be the richer for it.
Philip Freeman, How to Be a Friend
Words of Encouragement
A few years back when my father was very ill in Nashville and I was living
in Florida I learned the value of friendship. I learned that no one
is a stranger when someone needs help.
Jackie Sagner, The Gift of Friendship
We learn in friendship to look with the eyes of another person,
to listen with another's ears and to feel with another's heart.
Joel D. Block, Friendship, How to Give It, How to Get It
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You see, a deep friendship is the foundation of all happy marriages
and some couples are able to create that deep friendship from day one.
Kishore Dharma, Gossip Can Save Your Marriage
Perhaps you'll find friendships that spring from new things as you
challenge your status quo, and learn there are so many options in life.
Author Unknown, As You Travel Through LifeÖ.
Sometimes the measure of friendship isn't your ability to not harm but
your capacity to forgive the things done to you and ask forgiveness for
your own mistakes.
Randy K. Milholland
People are social beings. They need friendship: People who empathize,
listen, or have fun together.
Rita Chester, Gratitude: 100 Things to Be Grateful for
Positive Life Quotes
Friends. Relationships. For women that's what life's about.
We are relational beings. As such, we almost always put our relationships
with husbands, children, and friends before ambition and material gain. Yet the evidence is that
our life-nourishing relationships are being eroded today as we live frenetic, time-pressured lives.
Brenda Hunter, In the Company of Women
Strong Women Quotes
Letting your friends know you take their problems and concerns
seriously and being willing to open up to them as well is important.
Nothing demonstrates trustworthiness more than trusting someone else.
Robert Garfield, Breaking the Male Code: Unlocking the Power of Friendship
Friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling as any
other fragile and precious thing.
Randolph S. Bourne
Quotes to Live By
Friendship may not happen automatically, but what we crave about them
sure seems to! We all want to belong - that need to be connected
to others is an inherent feeling that comes with being born.
Shasta Nelson, Friendships Don't Just Happen!
Words of Encouragement
Friendship takes time and energy if itís going to work.
Friendship can be so comfortable, but nurture it - don't take it for granted.
When sibling relationships are at their best, the connection goes beyond being merely a sibling relationship; it also can be a friendship, a perhaps higher and more satisfying order of connection.
Geoffrey Greif, Adult Sibling Relationships
Friendship - that mutual affection and companionship between people -
is arguably one of the most important aspects of life.
Ann Williams, 101 Friendship Quotes
Great Quotes about Life
Wherever life takes us, at times we find ourselves without a support system
and needing to make friends all over again. Some of us are in recovery and realize we really need to form new, healthier friendships.
Tami Green, Finding Friends
Build friendships and network with people who will support you and
not sabotage you. Have the willpower and mentality that you will
make a commitment to see it through.
Jordan Koma, Bad Habits
Invest in your friendship. Find activities you both enjoy and spend time
together. Do the kinds of things that friends do: talk, laugh, work, and play.
Lisa Jacobson, 100 Ways to Love Your Husband
The characteristics of a friendship include
empathy, honesty, altruism, mutual understanding and compassion,
enjoyment of each other's company, trust, acceptance, and the ability to
be oneself, express one's feelings, and make mistakes without fear of judgment.
Vincent Thnay, Friends Indeed
The test of friendship is its fidelity when every charm of fortune
and environment has been spent away, and the bare, undraped character
alone remains; if love still holds steadfast, and the joy of companionship
survives in such an hour, the fellowship becomes a beautiful prophecy of
Hamilton W. Mabie
In addition to helping us grow and giving us pleasure and providing aid
and comfort, our intimate friendships shield us from loneliness.
They say that the one way to help you out of your own problems and "woe
is me, life sucks attitude" is to turn your thoughts and efforts
to someone or a group of people who are worse off than you and
offer the hand of friendship and help.
Jeff Paul Smith, Be Nice and Grow Famous
As you go through life, you'll have maybe a handful of friends who
are in it for the long haul. A true testament to their character is how
consistent they are throughout that friendship.
Every friendship of ours is more or less closely connected with
everything else about us: every one of our friends, the more so the
more intimate we are, influences the direction our life takes, just as our
life's direction influences
our choice of friends. Friendship is crucial to what most of us
come to be in life.
Alexander Nehamas, On Friendship
Friendship takes us past disagreement and disappointment.
Friendship helps us receive one another in the spirit of openness.
Vinita Hampton Wright, . Days of Deepening Friendship
Strong as they are, friendships often need reviving. The friend who never
hears from you may grow indifferent.
(Winnie the Pooh) Pooh's heart is as big as they come, and to him friendship means not just caring
and sharing with those he already knows, but also accepting everyone he meets with
an open heart.
Friendship is an important part of all our lives. The relationships we have with other
people provide a lot of pleasure and joy. Sometimes we can forget, because of the
pace of life, just how important these relationships are.
There is no getting around it - All of us need to be more friendly,
for it is through
friendship that the good things in life are accomplished.
Famous Friendship Quotes
Friendships are often tested by separation and silence;
you are divided by physical distance or you are unable to talk.
In your friendship with God, you won't always feel close to him.
As I read the many different thoughts on friendship and different
interpretations of what a friend is I realized my friend was someone
who stays with me no matter what the situation, they can be count on
not just in the good times but more especially in the bad times.
Catherine Pulsifer, What Is A Friend
If I had to give a piece of advice to a young man about a place to live,
I think I would say, 'Sacrifice almost everything to live where you can be near your friends.
C. S. Lewis
Friendship with oneself is all-important because without it one
cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
Believe In Yourself
An acquaintance that begins with a compliment is sure to develop
into a real friendship. It starts in the right manner.
Oscar (Fingal O'Flahertie Wills) Wilde, Irish Playwright Irish Quotes and Sayings
Irish Quotes and Sayings
The "as if" principle works. Act as if you were not afraid and you will
become courageous, as if you could and you'll find you can.
Act as if you like a person and you'll find a friendship.
Norman Vincent Peale
Friendship is not threatened by honest criticism. It is strengthened.
If a man does not make new acquaintance as he advances through life,
he will soon find himself left alone. A man, Sir, should keep his friendship
in constant repair.
Famous Quotes about Life
In the New Year, may your right hand always be stretched out in
friendship, never in need.
Catherine Pulsifer, New Year Wishes
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art...it has no survival value;
rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
C. S. Lewis
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