Quotes: friendship

Quotes 106 till 120 of 225.

  • Bruce Cameron
    Bruce Cameron
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    If I'm right, the only reason our species is still around is because of our friendship with the canines.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred than friendship.
  • Ray Bradbury
    Ray Bradbury
    American science-fiction writer 1920-
    Ray Bradbury
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    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.
  • Charlotte Brontë
    Charlotte Brontë
    British Novelist 1816-1855
    Charlotte Brontë
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    If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own.
  • Kahlil Gibran
    Kahlil Gibran
    Libian painter and writer 1883-1931
    Kahlil Gibran
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    In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures.
  • Mignon McLaughlin
    Mignon McLaughlin
    American writer, editor 1915?-
    Mignon McLaughlin
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    It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    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.
  • Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    French writer 1873-1954
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    It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship.
  • Lawana Blackwell
    Lawana Blackwell
    English writer 1952-
    Lawana Blackwell
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    It isn't kind to cultivate a friendship just so one will have an audience.
  • Edgar W. Howe
    Edgar W. Howe
    American journalist and writer 1853-1937
    Edgar W. Howe
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    It may be a cold, clammy thing to say, but those that treat friendship the same as any other selfishness seem to get the most out of it.
  • Robert Greene
    Robert Greene
    American author 1959-
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    Keep your friends for friendship, but work with the skilled and competent.
    Source: The 48 Laws of Power
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is by far the best ending for one.
    Source: The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • Kahlil Gibran
    Kahlil Gibran
    Libian painter and writer 1883-1931
    Kahlil Gibran
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    Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
  • Bernard Malamud
    Bernard Malamud
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    Levin wanted friendship and got friendliness; he wanted steak and they offered spam.
    Source: A New Life