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English writer 1709-17840
Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased by short intermissions.Source: Idler
Charles Caleb Colton
English writer 1780-18320
Friendship, of itself a holy tie, is made more sacred by adversity.
Engels writer 1948-0
Friendships are the family we make - not the one we inherit. I've always been someone to whom friendship, elective affinities, is as important as family.
Gold begets in brethren hate; Gold in families debate; Gold does friendship separate; Gold does civil wars create.
British drama writer 1640-17160
Good fellowship and friendship are lasting, rational and manly pleasures.
Romanian-born religious leader (born James Donald Walters) 1926-20130
Happiness is understanding that friendship is more precious than mere things, more precious than getting your own way, more precious than being in situations where true principles are not at stake.
French writer 1754-18240
He who has not the weakness of friendship has not the strength.
Basil of Caesarea
Greek bishop of Caesarea Mazaca in Cappadocia 330-3790
He who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.
French writer and essayist 1913-19600
How can sincerity be a condition of friendship? A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-16800
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
English poet 1770-18500
I am already kindly disposed towards you. My friendship it is not in my power to give: this is a gift which no man can make, it is not in our own power: a sound and healthy friendship is the growth of time and circumstance, it will spring up and thrive li
I can tell you, dearest friend, that if it became known how much friendship, love and a world of human and spiritual references I have smuggled into these three movements, the adherents of programme music - should there be any left - would go mad with joy.
I may be stupid, as you say, to believe in honour and friendship and loyalty without price. But these are virtues to be cherished, for without them we are no more than beasts roaming the land.Source: Troy: Shield Of Thunder (1990) 371
Irish writer 1854-19000
I think that generosity is the essence of friendship.Source: The Devoted Friend
British historian 1737-17940
I understand by this passion the union of desire, friendship, and tenderness, which is inflamed by a single female, which prefers her to the rest of her sex, and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being.