30 Inspirational Friendship Quotes That You Must Keep in Mind

30 Inspirational Friendship Quotes That You Must Keep in Mind

“Most men’s friendships are too inarticulate.”
William James


Most men's friendships are too inarticulate.

“Go to the place where the thing you wish to know is native; your best teacher is there. … You acquire a language most readily in the country where it is spoken, you study mineralogy best among miners, and so with everything else.”
Johann von Goethe


Go to the place where the thing you wish to know is native; your best teacher is there. ... You acquire a language most readily in the country where it is spoken, you study mineralogy best among miners, and so with everything else.

“It is better to weep with wise men than to laugh with fools.”
Spanish proverb


It is better to weep with wise men than to laugh with fools.

“Better fare hard with good men than feast with bad.”
Thomas Fuller


Better fare hard with good men than feast with bad.

“What is thine is mine, and all mine is thine.”
Plautus


What is thine is mine, and all mine is thine.

“Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.”
Mark Twain


Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.

“Madam, I have been looking for a person who disliked gravy all my life; let us swear eternal friendship.”
Sydney Smith


Madam, I have been looking for a person who disliked gravy all my life; let us swear eternal friendship.

“Real friendship is shown in times of trouble; prosperity is full of friends.”
Euripides


Real friendship is shown in times of trouble; prosperity is full of friends.

“Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.”
Friedrich Nietzsche


Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.

“Friends and wine should be old.”
Spanish proverb


Friends and wine should be old.

“Scratch a lover, and find a foe.”
Dorothy Parker


Scratch a lover, and find a foe.

“To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind.”
William Hazlitt


To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind.

“Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.”
Eleanor Roosevelt


Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.

“Your wealth is where your friends are.”
Plautus


Your wealth is where your friends are.

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


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

“Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.”
Cicero


Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.

“Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other’s little failings.”
Jean de la Bruyere


Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings.

“To associate with other like-minded people in small purposeful groups is for the great majority of men and women a source of profound psychological satisfaction.”
Aldous Huxley


To associate with other like-minded people in small purposeful groups is for the great majority of men and women a source of profound psychological satisfaction.

“It is foolish to make experiments upon the constancy of a friend, as upon the chastity of a wife.”
Samuel Johnson


It is foolish to make experiments upon the constancy of a friend, as upon the chastity of a wife.

“Have but few friends, though many acquaintances.”
Anonymous


Have but few friends, though many acquaintances.

“The real friend is he or she who can share all our sorrow and double our joys.”
B. C. Forbes


The real friend is he or she who can share all our sorrow and double our joys.

“It is better to be deceived by one’s friends than to deceive them.”
Johann von Goethe


It is better to be deceived by one's friends than to deceive them.

“Friendship is a union of spirits, a marriage of hearts, and the bond there of virtue.”
Samuel Johnson


Friendship is a union of spirits, a marriage of hearts, and the bond there of virtue.

“Friends are folks who excuse you when you have made a fool of yourself.”
Anonymous


Friends are folks who excuse you when you have made a fool of yourself.

“Friendship requires more time than poor busy men can usually command.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson


Friendship requires more time than poor busy men can usually command.

“Friendship neither finds nor makes equals.”
Publilius Syrus


Friendship neither finds nor makes equals.

“Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.”
Anais Nin


Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.

“Have no friends not equal to yourself.”
Confucius


Have no friends not equal to yourself.

“”Stay” is a charming word in a friend’s vocabulary.”
Louisa May Alcott



“Ah, how good it feels! The hand of an old friend.”
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Ah, how good it feels! The hand of an old friend.

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