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Friendship Quotes

Updated on October 1, 2014

Footprints In Your Heart

Many people will walk in and out of your life,
But only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.
To handle yourself, use your head;
To handle others, use your heart.

Anger is only one letter short of danger.

If someone betrays you once, it is his fault;
If he betrays you twice, it is your fault.

Great minds discuss ideas,
Average minds discuss events,
Small minds discuss people.

He who loses money, loses much;
He who loses a friend, loses much more;
He who loses faith, loses all.

Beautiful young people are accidents of nature,
But beautiful old people are works of art.

Learn from the mistakes of others.
You can't live long enough to make them all yourself.

Friends, you and me.
You brought another friend,
And then there were three.

We started our group,
Our circle of friends,
And like that circle -
There is no beginning or end.

Yesterday is history.
Tomorrow is mystery.
Today is a gift.

~ Eleanor Roosevelt ~

Friends: Monica & Rachel

~ The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend. ~ Aristotle

~ True friends stab you in the front. ~Oscar Wilde

~ The best time to make friends is before you need them. ~ Ethel Barrymore

~ A friend is the one who comes in when the whole world has gone out. ~ Grace Pulpit

~ A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be. ~ Douglas Pagels

~ You can always tell a real friend: when you've made a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job. ~ Laurence J. Peter

~ A loyal friend laughs at your jokes when they're not so good, and sympathizes with your problems when they're not so bad. ~ Arnold H. Glasgow

~ One good reason to only maintain a small circle of friends is that three out of four murders are committed by people who know the victim. ~ George Carlin

~ A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down. ~ Arnold Glasow

~ Friends are relatives you make for yourself. ~ Eustache Deschamps

~ Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty. ~ Sicilian Proverb

~ The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend. ~ Henry David Thoreau

~ A friend can tell you things you don't want to tell yourself. ~ Frances Ward Weller

~ A good friend is a connection to life - a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world. ~ Lois Wyse

~ The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart. ~ Elisabeth Foley

Friends: Rachel Loses Joey

~ Our most difficult task as a friend is to offer understanding when we don't understand. ~ Robert Brault

~ Friends are born, not made. ~ Henry B. Adams

~ Hold a true friend with both your hands. ~ Nigerian Proverb

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

~ The language of friendship is not words but meanings. ~ Henry David Thoreau

~ Constant use will not wear ragged the fabric of friendship.~ Dorothy Parker

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

~ True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable. ~ Dave Tyson Gentry

~ A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

~ Cherish the friend who tells you a harsh truth, wanting ten times more to tell you a loving lie. ~ Robert Brault

~ Without wearing any mask we are conscious of, we have a special face for each friend. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

~ Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them. ~ Francesco Guicciardini

~ A friend is someone who will bail you out of jail. A best friend is the one sitting next to you saying "boy was that fun." ~ The Maugles

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

~ I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell - you see, I have friends in both places. ~ Mark Twain

~ It takes a long time to grow an old friend. ~ John Leonard

~ Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes. ~ Anonymous

~ A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat. ~ Erma Bombeck

~ Never have a companion that casts you in the shade. ~ Baltasar Gracian

~ The language of friendship is not words but meanings. ~ Henry David Thoreau

~ Friends and good manners will carry you where money won't go. ~ Margaret Walker

~ One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human. ~ George Santayana

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

~ Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway. ~ Elbert Hubbard

~ Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down. ~ Oprah Winfrey

Friends Bloopers

~ An old friend will help you move. A good friend will help you move a dead body. ~ Jim Hayes

~ He's my friend that speaks well of me behind my back. ~ Thomas Fuller

~ Friends are God's way of apologizing to us for our families. ~ Anonymous

~ Friendship is like money, easier made than kept. ~ Samuel Butler

~ Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together. ~ Woodrow Wilson

~ Do not use a hatchet to remove a fly from your friend's forehead. ~ Chinese Proverb

~ A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success. ~ Doug Larson

~ 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. ~ Clifton Fadiman


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      Eiddwen 6 years ago from Wales

      He's my friend the one who speaks well of me behind my back.-Thomas Fuller.

      Some great quotes here and thanks for sharing.

      Take care