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Friendship Quotes


“We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship is formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over; so in a series of kindnesses there is at last one which makes the heart run over.”
- Ray Bradbury


“Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.”
- Khalil Gibran


“A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.”
- Walter Winchell


“A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.”
- Elbert Hubbard


“It is love and friendship, the sanctity and celebration of our relationships, that not only support a good life, but create one. Through friendships, we spark and inspire one another’s ambitions.”
- Wallace Stegner


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


“If you live to be 100, I hope I live to be 100 minus 1 day, so I never have to live without you.”
- Winnie the Pooh


“I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.”
- Helen Keller 


“Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.”
- Sarah Dessen

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“She recognized that that is how friendships begin: one person reveals a moment of strangeness, and the other person decides just to listen and not exploit it.”
- Meg Wolitzer


“Friendship is the purest love.”
- Osho


“True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable.”
- David Tyson


“I think if I've learned anything about friendship, it's to hang in, stay connected, fight for them, and let them fight for you. Don't walk away, don't be distracted, don't be too busy or tired, don't take them for granted. Friends are part of the glue that holds life and faith together. Powerful stuff.”
- Jon Katz 


“The friend who holds your hand and says the wrong thing is made of dearer stuff than the one who stays away.”
- Barbara Kingsolver


“The real test of friendship is can you literally do nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple?”
- Eugene Kennedy


“A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.”
- Leo Buscaglia


“Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.”
- Muhammad Ali

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