55 Friendship Quotes - Inspirational Words of Wisdom

55 Friendship Quotes

Let these friendship quotes remind you of how special your friends are. Friendships develop over time, affection and closeness to these special people in our lives helps us to realize the importance of these people in our life.

Find the answers to what friendship is in these quotes. We have included some of the best quotes and you will also find famous quotes about friendship.


    "Friendship Is" Quotes

    Friendship is one of the sweetest joys of life. 
  Charles Spurgeon
  1. 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. Charles Spurgeon
    Life Quotes



  2. Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another. Eustace Budgell
    Happiness



  3. Friendship is the positive and unalterable choice of a person whom we have singled out for qualities that we admire. Abel Bonnard
    Positive



  4. Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious. Thomas Aquinas
    Friend



  5. Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, What! You too? I thought I was the only one. C..S. Lewis
    Cute Quotes



  6. 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
  7. 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
    Inspirational Quotes



  8. Friendship is one mind in two bodies. Mencius
    Mindset



  9. Friendship is a treasured gift, and every time I talk with you I feel as if I'm getting richer and richer. Author Unknown
    Wealth



  10. Friendship is the cornerstone of human relations and the basis for all community life. T. M. Riffel
    Relationship



  11. Friendship is a serious affection, the most sublime of all affections, because it is founded on principle, and cemented by time. Mary Wollstonecraft
    Time



  12. Friendship is the marriage of affections.
   Thomas Watson
  13. Friendship is the marriage of affections. Thomas Watson
    Feeling



  14. ...friendship is not a noun. Friendship is a verb, a process, an art. Kyler Shumway, The Friendship Formula
    Short Friendship Quotes



  15. ... 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
    Health Quotes



  16. Friendship is essential in the best and worst of times, whether realizing an achievement or struggling with a success. Zonya Brewton, Flavors of Friendship
    Success



  17. 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
    God's Love



  18. Friendship is not about catching the prize of connection, friendship is the means to finding it. Kyler Shumway, The Friendship Formula
    Meaningful



  19. Best Friendship Quotes

    Friendship can be purchased only by friendship.
  Thomas Wilson
  20. 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. Thomas Wilson
    Best



  21. 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
    Joy



  22. 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



  23. 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
    Helping Others



  24. 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
  25. 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
    Quote of The Day



  26. 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
    Marriage



  27. 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.
    New Beginning



  28. 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
    Forgiveness



  29. People are social beings. They need friendship: People who empathize, 
listen, or have fun together. Rita Chester
  30. 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



  31. 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



  32. 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
    Trust



  33. Friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling as any 
other fragile and precious thing.  Randolph S. Bourne
  34. Friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling as any other fragile and precious thing. Randolph S. Bourne
    Quotes to Live By



  35. 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



  36. Friendship takes time and energy if itís going to work. Friendship can be so comfortable, but nurture it - don't take it for granted. Betty White
    Positive Energy



  37. 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
    Sibling



  38. Friendship ....
 is arguably one of the most important aspects of life.  Ann Williams
  39. 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



  40. 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
    Recovery



  41. 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
    Commitment



  42. Invest in your friendship. Find activities you both enjoy and spend time
 together. Lisa Jacobson
  43. 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
    Laughter



  44. 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
    Judgemental



  45. 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 immortality. Hamilton W. Mabie
    Character



  46. . . . our intimate friendships shield us from loneliness. Judith Viorst
  47. In addition to helping us grow and giving us pleasure and providing aid and comfort, our intimate friendships shield us from loneliness. Judith Viorst
    Alone



  48. 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
    Attitude



  49. 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. Jerry Kramer
    Consistency



  50. 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
    Choices



  51. 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
    Disappointment



  52. Strong as they are, friendships often need reviving. The friend who never hears from you may grow indifferent. Author Unknown
  53. Strong as they are, friendships often need reviving. The friend who never hears from you may grow indifferent. Author Unknown
    Dedication



  54. (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. John Wood
    Sharing



  55. 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. Steve Dillon
    Balance



  56. 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. Harry Gatton
    Good



  57. Famous Friendship Quotes

  58. 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. Rick Warren
    God



  59. 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
    Good



  60. Sacrifice almost everything to live where you can be near your friends. C. S. Lewis
  61. 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
    Famous Quotes



  62. Friendship with oneself is all-important because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world. Eleanor Roosevelt
    Believe In Yourself



  63. 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



  64. 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
    Courage



  65. Friendship is not threatened by honest criticism. It is strengthened. Charles Swindoll
  66. Friendship is not threatened by honest criticism. It is strengthened. Charles Swindoll
    Honesty



  67. 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. Samuel Johnson
    Famous Quotes about Life



  68. In the New Year, may your right hand always be stretched out in friendship, never in need. Catherine Pulsifer, New Year Wishes
    New Year



  69. 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
    Top Ten Quotes


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May these friendship quotes be ones that express your affection and appreciation to your friends. Friendships are formed when there is a common understanding of each other. Cherish your friendships as they truly are a treasure of life.


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