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The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.

Tags: Greatest, Life  ✍ Author: Joseph Addison

True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.

Tags: Happiness, True  ✍ Author: Joseph Addison

Aristotle uses a mother's love for her child as the prime example of love or friendship.

Tags: Love, Mother  ✍ Author: Mortimer Adler

Conjugal love, or the friendship of spouses, can persist even after sexual desires have weakened, withered, and disappeared.

Tags: After, Love  ✍ Author: Mortimer Adler

Friendship is a very taxing and arduous form of leisure activity.

Tags: Activity, Leisure  ✍ Author: Mortimer Adler

Those who insist on having hostilities with us, kill and destroy the option of friendship with us in the future, which is unfortunate because it is clear the future belongs to Iran and that enmities will be fruitless.

Tags: Clear, Future  ✍ Author: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

I only understand friendship or scorched earth.

Tags: Earth, Understand  ✍ Author: Roger Ailes

Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.

Tags: Learned, School  ✍ Author: Muhammad Ali

Moral science is better occupied when treating of friendship than of justice.

Tags: Justice, Science  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.

Tags: Earth, True  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

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

Tags: Friends, Greatest  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

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

Tags: Friend, Single  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

He who hath many friends hath none.

Tags: Friends, None  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Friendship is essentially a partnership.

 ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for these wish well alike to each other qua good, and they are good in themselves.

Tags: Good, Men  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

A friend to all is a friend to none.

Tags: Friend, None  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.

Tags: Single, Soul  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.

Tags: Best, Friend  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.

Tags: Friends, Work  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Business, you know, may bring you money, but friendship hardly ever does.

Tags: Business, Money  ✍ Author: Jane Austen

General benevolence, but not general friendship, made a man what he ought to be.

Tags: General, Ought  ✍ Author: Jane Austen

Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.

Tags: Finest, Love  ✍ Author: Jane Austen

For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.

Tags: Else, God  ✍ Author: Saint Teresa of Avila

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?

Tags: Destroying, Friends  ✍ Author: Abraham Lincoln

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.

Tags: Evil, Mind  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein
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Eros will have naked bodies; Friendship naked personalities.

Tags: Bodies  ✍ Author: C. S. Lewis

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.

Tags: Art, Philosophy  ✍ Author: C. S. Lewis

Friendship with ones self is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.

Tags: Friends, Self  ✍ Author: Eleanor Roosevelt

Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.

Tags: Alone, Friend  ✍ Author: Helen Keller

So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.

Tags: Good, Life  ✍ Author: Helen Keller

Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.

Tags: Purpose, Spirit  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.

Tags: Sweet  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

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.

Tags: Heart, Morning  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

Experts on romance say for a happy marriage there has to be more than a passionate love. For a lasting union, they insist, there must be a genuine liking for each other. Which, in my book, is a good definition for friendship.

Tags: Anniversary, Love  ✍ Author: Marilyn Monroe

He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.

Tags: Disliked, Friends  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

An excellent man; he has no enemies; and none of his friends like him.

Tags: Friends, Him  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.

Tags: Best, Laughter  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

True friends stab you in the front.

Tags: Friends, True  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.

Tags: Love, Women  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.

Tags: Art, Fall  ✍ Author: Ronald Reagan

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

Tags: May, Peace  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.

Tags: Honest, Peace  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

Friendship is but another name for an alliance with the follies and the misfortunes of others. Our own share of miseries is sufficient: why enter then as volunteers into those of another?

Tags: Others, Why  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.

Tags: Life, Sunshine  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.

Tags: Friends, Seldom  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.

Tags: Belief, Friend  ✍ Author: Honore de Balzac

Loyalty and friendship, which is to me the same, created all the wealth that I've ever thought I'd have.

Tags: Loyalty, Thought  ✍ Author: Elizabeth Banks

But it all comes down to friendship, treating people right.

Tags: Treating  ✍ Author: Elizabeth Banks

It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship.

Tags: Love, Truth  ✍ Author: Henry Ward Beecher

Laughter is not a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is the best ending for one.

Tags: Best, Laughter  ✍ Author: Henry Ward Beecher

There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.

Tags: Child, Love  ✍ Author: Henry Ward Beecher

Opposition is true friendship.

Tags: Opposition, True  ✍ Author: William Blake

The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.

Tags: Bird, Web  ✍ Author: William Blake

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.

Tags: Intelligence, Love  ✍ Author: Ray Bradbury

A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.

Tags: Friend, Single  ✍ Author: Leo Buscaglia

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.

Tags: Kept, Money  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.

Tags: Love, May  ✍ Author: Lord Byron

Friendship is Love without his wings!

Tags: Love, Wings  ✍ Author: Lord Byron

Love is a friendship set to music.

Tags: Love, Music  ✍ Author: Joseph Campbell

I didn't like England. I couldn't take the look of the place or the style of friendship. I need more intimacy from people than is considered okay there, and I felt that my personality and my enthusiasms weren't understood. I had to put a big lid on myself.

Tags: Big, Put  ✍ Author: Jane Campion

How can sincerity be a condition of friendship? A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.

Tags: Passion, Truth  ✍ Author: Albert Camus

Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

Tags: Friend, May  ✍ Author: Albert Camus

Friendship is a pretty full-time occupation if you really are friendly with somebody. You can't have too many friends because then you're just not really friends.

Tags: Friendly, Friends  ✍ Author: Truman Capote

Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status. Such friendships will never give you any happiness.

Tags: Give, Happiness  ✍ Author: George Washington Carver

There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.

Tags: Bitter, Truth  ✍ Author: George Washington Carver

The world is round so that friendship may encircle it.

Tags: May, Round  ✍ Author: Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.

Tags: Love, Respect  ✍ Author: Anton Chekhov

Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty.

Tags: Beauty, Love  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

The rule of friendship means there should be mutual sympathy between them, each supplying what the other lacks and trying to benefit the other, always using friendly and sincere words.

Tags: Friendly, Sympathy  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

A friend is, as it were, a second self.

Tags: Friend, Self  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun. A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk.

Tags: Life, True  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.

Tags: Happiness, Joy  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.

Tags: Deceived, Friends  ✍ Author: Paulo Coelho

Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself.

Tags: Contract, Thyself  ✍ Author: Paulo Coelho

A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.

Tags: Best, Worth  ✍ Author: Charles Darwin

Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship; and pass the rosy wine.

Tags: Pass, Wine  ✍ Author: Charles Dickens

It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.

Tags: Friends, Matter  ✍ Author: Marlene Dietrich

Friendship is held to be the severest test of character. It is easy, we think, to be loyal to a family and clan, whose blood is in your own veins.

Tags: Character, Family  ✍ Author: Charles Alexander Eastman

Friendship is held to be the severest test of character.

Tags: Character, Test  ✍ Author: Charles Eastman

I'm single, footloose and fancy free, I have no responsibilities, no anchors. Work, friendship and self-improvement, that's me.

Tags: Alone, Work  ✍ Author: Joel Edgerton

I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.

Tags: Friends, Whose  ✍ Author: Thomas A. Edison

Sincere friendship towards God, in all who believe him to be properly an intelligent, willing being, does most apparently, directly, and strongly incline to prayer; and it no less disposes the heart strongly to desire to have our infinitely glorious.

Tags: God, Heart  ✍ Author: Jonathan Edwards

A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.

Tags: Friend, Nature  ✍ Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.

Tags: Friends, Growth  ✍ Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friendship, like the immortality of the soul, is too good to be believed.

Tags: Good, Soul  ✍ Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.

Tags: Blessings, Stupid  ✍ Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Tags: Friend  ✍ Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.

Tags: Confidence, Help  ✍ Author: Nora Ephron

Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.

Tags: Happy, Wisdom  ✍ Author: Nora Ephron

Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.

Tags: Happiness, Love  ✍ Author: M. C. Escher

Life has no blessing like a prudent friend.

Tags: Friend, Life  ✍ Author: M. C. Escher

One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention.

Tags: Friends, Number  ✍ Author: Clifton Fadiman

I lend people money, but I'd never lend something that would jeopardise a friendship if I didn't get it back.

Tags: Lend, Money  ✍ Author: Paloma Faith

Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.

Tags: Love, True  ✍ Author: Jean de La Fontaine

Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.

Tags: Evening, Life  ✍ Author: Jean de La Fontaine

My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.

Tags: Best, Friend  ✍ Author: Henry Ford

Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.

Tags: Changing, Friend  ✍ Author: Benjamin Franklin

There is a scarcity of friendship, but not of friends.

Tags: Friends, Scarcity  ✍ Author: Thomas Fuller

If you have one true friend you have more than your share.

Tags: Friend, True  ✍ Author: Thomas Fuller

In the name of the United States and President Bush, I want to thank the Mexican people, President Fox and his government for their friendship.

Tags: Government, President  ✍ Author: Tony Garza

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