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Friendship Quotes

Famous Friendship Quotes

– “Tell me what company thou keepst, and I’ll tell thee what thou art.” – Miguel de Cervantes (1547 – 1616) Spanish novelist.

– “Have no friends not equal to yourself.” – Confucious (551 – 497 BC) Chinese philosopher.

– “Fate chooses your relations, you choose your friends.” – Jacques Delille (1738 – 1813) French poet.

– “A Friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of Nature.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882) US poet & essayist.

– “Keep your friendships in repair.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

– “A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may think aloud.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

– “The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

– “It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

– “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 (1709 – 1784) British lexiographer.

– “True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in their worth and choice.” – Samuel Johnston

– “It is more shameful to distrust one’s friends than to be deceived by them.” – Duc de la Rochefoucauld (1613 – 1680) French writer.

– “If it is abuse – why one is always sure to here of it from one damned good-natured friend or other!” – Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 – 1816) British dramatist.

– “Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for ’tis better to be alone than in bad company.” – George Washington (1732 – 1799) US Statesman.

– “True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.” – George Washington

– “I can never think of promoting my convenience at the expense of a friend’s interest and inclination.” – George Washington

– “Should auld aquaintance be forgot, And never brought to min’?” – Robert Burns (1759 – 1796) Scottish poet.

– “It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us as the confident knowledge that they will help us.” – Epicurus (341 – 270 BC) Greek philosopher.

– “It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us as the confident knowledge that they will help us.” – Epicurus

– “These are called the pious frauds of friendship.” – Henry Fielding (1707 – 1754) British novelist.

– “Always, Sir, set a high value on spontaneous kindness. he whose inclination prompts him to cultivate your friendship of his own accord, will love you more than one whom you have been at pains to attach to you.” – Samuel Johnston (1709 – 1784) British lexicographer.

– “Sir, I look upon every day to be lost, in which I do not make a new acquantaince.” – Samuel Johnston

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