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Age And Friendship Quotes


"The youth is better than the old age of friendship." - William Hazlitt

"I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true old man's milk and restorative cordial." - Thomas Jefferson

"'peace and friendship, in freedom.'" - Dwight D Eisenhower

"Friendship is identification and difference" - Hermann Hesse

"Friendship with the wise gets better with time, as a good book gets better with age." - Thiruvalluvar

"Friendship and money: oil and water." - Mario Puzo

"Old age diminishes our strength; it takes away our pleasures one after the other; it withers the soul as well as the body; it renders adventure and friendship difficult; and finally it is shadowed by thoughts of death." - Andre Maurois

"From an early age I didn't buy into the value systems of working hard in a nine-to-five job. I thought creativity, friendship and loyalty and pushing the boundaries of what was acceptable was much more interesting." - Adam Clayton

"Yet friendship, I believe, is essential to intellectuals. It is probably the growth hormone the mind requires as it begins its activity of producing and exchanging ideas. You can date the evolving life of a mind, like the age of a tree, by the rings of friendship formed by the expanding central trunk. In the course of my history, not love or marriage so much as friendship has promoted growth." - Mary Mccarthy

"True friendship resists time, distance and silence." - Isabel Allende

"Friendship multiplies blessings and...soothes the soul." - Baltasar Gracian

"Pity and friendship seek different habitations." - Helen Hunt

"Friendship multiplies joy and divides sorrow." - Nicky Gumbel

"Homecoming means football, festivities, and friendship." - Anonymous

"Love and friendship exclude each other." - Jean De La Bruyere

"Men's gender problems cause them a lot of suffering. There is a massive spiking suicide rate in middle age for men and a cultural attitude to male friendship that is destructive." - Stephen Marche

"I sacrificed a lot, in terms of friendship and family, from working so much at such a young age, but I wouldn't be where I am if I hadn't." - Sasha Grey

"Friendship is such an elastic word. There never was an age when it stood for so many things in private, and was yet so absolutely non-existent in fact." - Ouida

"True friendship is worth more than can be measured, a quality forever to be treasured. True friends will staunchly stand beside each other, as loyally brother shieldeth brother, remaining firm in spite of war and strife, in poverty or sickness, throughout life. True friendship doth endure while comrades age from boy to youth, from warrior to sage." - Cecilia Dart-Thornton

"Friendship above all ties does bind the heart; And faith in friendship is the noblest part." - Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery

"Friendship is love minus sex and plus reason. Love is friendship plus sex minus reason" - Mason Cooley

"Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship." - Lord Byron

"I've arrived at the age where a platonic friendship can be sustained on the highest moral plane." - Charlie Chaplin

"Friendship buys friendship." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Our modern, rootless times do seem to be a particularly inhospitable environment for loyalty. We come and go so relentlessly that our friendships can't but come and go too. What sort of loyalty is there in the age of Facebook, when friendship is a costless transaction, a business of flip reciprocity.... Friendship held together by nothing more permanent than hyperlinks is hardly the stuff of selfless fidelity." - Eric Felten

"What's important is friendship and family and love." - Roselyn Sanchez

"Good fellowship and friendship are lasting, rational and manly pleasures." - William Wycherley

"In Aryans' Discipline, to build a friendship is to build wealth, To maintain a friendship is to maintain wealth and To end a friendship is to end wealth." - Gautama Buddha

"Friendship and love are impossible without a mutual vulnerability." - Henri Nouwen

"The noble soul occupies itself with wisdom and friendship." - Epicurus

"True friendship destroys envy, and true love destroys coquetterie." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love." - Hubert Humphrey

"I enjoy the friendship and companionship of others" - Leon Nacson

"There is nothing meritorious but virtue and friendship." - Alexander Pope

"Friendship doubles your joys, and divides your sorrows." - Euripides

"Men's minds are given to change in hate and friendship." - Sophocles

"Love without reverence and enthusiasm is only friendship." - George Sand

"In friendship let there be laughter and sharing of pleasures." - Khalil Gibran

"Friendship redoubleth joys, and cutteth griefs in half." - Francis Bacon

"Friendship is such a powerful healer and source of support." - Bonnie St. John

"Female friendship was one-tenth prevention and nine-tenths cleanup." - Maggie Shipstead

"Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil." - Baltasar Gracian

"The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love." - Hubert H Humphrey

"My inspiration are the woman, friendship, and loneliness." - Enrique Iglesias

"What's most important in a friendship? Tolerance and loyalty." - J K Rowling

"Bad faith likes discourse on friendship and loyalty." - Mason Cooley

"Pity and friendship are two passions incompatible with each other." - Oliver Goldsmith

"Dealer goodwill and friendship are keys to thrival." - Robert Genn

"Came but for friendship, and took away love." - Thomas Moore

"Distance sometimes endears friendship, and absence sweeteneth it." - James Howell

"Respect is based on Friendship,and friendship is based on love and love is so accidental isn't it ?" - Robert E Lee

"It is virtue itself that produces and sustains friendship, not without virtue can friendship by any possibility exist." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"A good scientist values criticism almost higher than friendship: no, in science criticism is the height and measure of friendship." - Francis Crick

"Do you know what the difference is between Friendship and Love? Friendship is the photograph, Love is the oil painting." - Frank Delaney

"Friendship with a man is friendship with his virtue, and does not admit of assumptions of superiority." - Mencius

"Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship." - Oscar Wilde

"My aim is to create a happy society with genuine friendship. Friendship between Tibetan and Chinese peoples is very essential." - Dalai Lama

"As the years progress one increasingly realises the importance of friendship and human solidarity. And if a 90-year-old may offer some unsolicited advice on this occasion, it would be that you, irrespective of your age, should place human solidarity, the concern for the other, at the centre of the values by which you live." - Nelson Mandela

"Friendship... is essential to intellectuals. You can date the evolving life of a mind, like the age of a tree, by the rings of friendship formed by the expanding central trunk." - Mary Mccarthy

"There are three friendships which are advantageous, and three which are injurious. Friendship with the upright; friendship with the sincere; and friendship with the man of much observation: these are advantageous. Friendship with the man of specious airs; friendship with the insinuatingly soft; and friendship with the glib-tongued: these are injurious." - Confucius

"Our scientific age demands that we provide definitions, measurements, and statistics in order to be taken seriously. Yet most of the important things in life cannot be precisely defined or measured. Can we define or measure love, beauty, friendship, or decency, for example?" - Dennis Prager

"When I read 'Stand By Me,' it was like, 'This is a look back at the same time period when I was growing up, and it was about kids, but it really felt like what it was like to have those powerful feelings of friendship at age 12.' That's what got to me." - Rob Reiner

"You can date the evolving life of a mind, like the age of a tree, by the rings of friendship formed by the expanding central trunk." - Mary Mccarthy

"The women ranged in age, but they were all old enough to know that in the currency of friendship, empathy is more valuable than accuracy." - Erica Bauermeister

"Make new friends, but keep the old; Those are silver, these are gold. New-made friendships, like new wine, Age will mellow and refine. Friendships that have stood the test - Time and change - are surely best; Brow may wrinkle, hair grow gray, Friendship never knows decay. For 'mid old friends, tried and true, Once more we our youth renew. But old friends, alas! may die, New friends must their place supply. Cherish friendship in your breast- New is good, but old is best; Make new friends, but keep the old; Those are silver, these are gold." - Joseph Parry

"Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay." - Doris Day

"Friendship is also a vital and wonderful part of courtship and marriage. A relationship between a man and a woman that begins with friendship and then ripens into romance and eventually marriage will usually become an enduring, eternal friendship." - Marlin K. Jensen

"Starving artist' is acceptable at age 20, suspect at age 40, and problematical at age 60." - Robert Genn

"When I was working on my first novel, 'The Quilter's Apprentice,' I knew I wanted to write about friendship, especially women's friendship and how women use friendship to sustain themselves and nurture each other." - Jennifer Chiaverini

"There can be no friendship where there is no freedom. Friendship loves a free air, and will not be fenced up in straight and narrow enclosures." - William Penn

"Love and friendship, two of life's abiding rewards, are endangered species in Hollywood. People crave both, mistaking alliance for friendship, lust for love, and ambition for both." - Lynda Obst

"False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports." - Robert Burton

"Friendship should be surrounded with ceremonies and respects, and not crushed into corners. Friendship requires more time than poor, busy men can usually command." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Friendship is a simple thing, and yet complicated; friendship is on the surface, something natural, something taken for granted, and yet underneath one could find worlds." - Jamaica Kincaid

"False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports." - Richard Burton

"Of what use the friendliest disposition even, if there are no hours given to Friendship, if it is forever postponed to unimportant duties and relations? Friendship first, Friendship last." - Henry David Thoreau

"their relationship was built on friendship, and in matters of friendship he was boundlessly loyal. It was a relationship that would survive the harshest test." - Steig Larsson

"Next to God, love is the word most mangled in every language. The highest form of regard between two people is friendship, and when love enters, friendship dies." - Richard Bach

"It seems to me that a truly lovable woman is thereby unfitted for friendship, and that a woman fitted for friendship is but little fitted for love." - Alexander Walker

"I think the most important feeling in the world is friendship. The friendship between Michiru and Haruka is so strong, that it becomes love." - Naoko Takeuchi

"The place where two friends first met is sacred to them all through their friendship, all the more sacred as their friendship deepens and grows old." - Phillips Brooks

"Friendship however is a plant which cannot be forced - true friendship is no gourd spring up in a night and withering in a day." - Charlotte Bronte

"True and perfect Friendship is, to make one heart and mind of many hearts and bodies." - Pythagoras

"Agreement in likes and dislikes- this, and this only, is what constitutes true friendship." - Catiline

"Friendship should be surrounded with ceremonies and respects, and not crushed into corners." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Nature and religion are the bands of friendship, excellence and usefulness are its great endearments." - Jeremy Taylor

"Agreement in likes and dislikes - this, and this only, is what constitutes true friendship." - Catiline

"I know what things are good: friendship and work and conversation. These I shall have." - Rupert Brooke

"What is love? two souls and one flesh; friendship? two bodies and one soul." - Philibert Joseph Roux

"Admiration and love are like being intoxicated with champagne; judgment and friendship are like being enlivened." - Samuel Johnson

"Levin wanted friendship and got friendliness; he wanted steak and they offered spam." - Bernard Malamud

"Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it." - Cicero

"Friendship makes prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it." - Cicero

"Mostly, he taught me about friendship and selflessness and, above all else, unwavering loyalty." - John Grogan

"Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief." - Joseph Addison

"Friends confront each other sometimes, and sometimes the friendship lasts, and sometimes it doesn't." - Brooke Elliott

"Like any friendship or marriage, familiarity breeds more contempt, and love, and everything." - Martin Freeman

"I'm loyal, and I like my friends. Friendship enriches your life and makes it more interesting." - Wendi Deng Murdoch

"If a child lives with acceptance and friendship, he learns to find love in the world" - Dorothy Nolte

"I desire you in friendship, and I will one way or other make you amends." - William Shakespeare

"Those who can't give friendship will rarely receive it and never hold it." - Dagobert D. Runes

"Friendship needs both confidences and confidence in the other's outstretched hand." - Anne Roiphe

"... both therapy and friendship possessed the common denominator of discovering a self ..." - Dorothy Gilman

"To a heart formed for friendship and affection the charms of solitude are very short-lived." - Fanny Burney

"Neither is life long enough for friendship. That is a serious and majestic affair." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I hate the prostitution of the name of friendship to signify modish and worldly alliances." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Friendship is evanescent in every man's experience, and remembered like heat lightning in past summers." - Henry David Thoreau

"Slowly we became silent, and silence itself if an enemy to friendship." - Norman Maclean

"Blurring the line between friendship and attraction was a surefire to lose a friend." - Emily Giffin

"Loving kindness is the spirit of friendship toward yourself and others." - Sharon Salzberg

"Friendship, obligation and greed are not good enough reasons to write anything." - Stephen Sondheim

"Ceremony and great professing renders friendship as much suspect as it does religion." - William Wycherley

"They who sow courtesy reap friendship, and they who plant kindness gather love." - Saint Basil

"Friendship is being there when someone's feeling low and not being afraid to kick them." - R. K. Milholland

"Friendship is a common belief in the same fallacies, mountebanks and hobgoblins." - H L Mencken

"I love a friendship that flatters itself in the sharpness and vigor of its communications." - Michel De Montaigne

"The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it." - Hubert Humphrey

"Love is at once more animal than friendship and more divine ..." - George Santayana

"Platonic friendship-the interval between the introduction and the first kiss." - Sophie Irene Loeb

"Great souls by instinct to each other turn, demand alliance, and in friendship burn." - Joseph Addison

"Absence is the enemy of love and the friend of friendship." - C.J. Langenhoven

"Justice discards party, friendship, kindred, and is always, therefore, represented as blind." - Joseph Addison

"There should be no inferiors and no superiors for true world friendship." - Carlos P. Romulo

"The difference between friendship and love is how much you can hurt each other." - Ashleigh Brilliant

"A hunted man sometimes wearies of distrust and longs for friendship." - J R R Tolkien

"We ought to flee the friendship of the wicked, and the enmity of the good." - Epictetus

"The test of friendship is assistance in adversity, and that, too, unconditional assistance." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Friendship has no civil, and few emotional, rights in our society." - Christina Baldwin

"Christ's love and friendship are no illusion. On the Cross Jesus showed how real they are." - Pope Francis

"It was in their friendship they just wanted to run forever, shadow and shadow." - Ray Bradbury

"Their friendship was more important than any relationship. Guys would come and go; girlfriends were forever." - Kristin Hannah

"Marriage provides the solace of worked-on friendship and the joy of being known profoundly." - Imogen Stubbs

"One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood." - Seneca the Younger

"Friendship makes prosperity brighter, while it lightens adversity by sharing its grieves and anxieties." - Cicero

"The gift of friendship is a wondrous thing with the joys and happiness good friends bring." - Anonymous

"Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives, and remembering what one receives." - Alexandre Dumas-fils

"Friendship consists properly in mutual offices, and a generous strife in alternate acts of kindness." - Robert South

"Where true fortitude dwells, loyalty, bounty, friendship and fidelity may be found." - John Gay

"In friendship we find nothing false or insincere; everything is straightforward, and springs from the heart." - Cicero

"To desire the same things and to reject the same things, constitutes true friendship." - Sallust

"A true and noble friendship shrinks not at the greatest of trials." - Jeremy Taylor

"Actually, I think friendship and love are exactly the same thing." - Truman Capote

"Friendship is the gift of the gods, and the most precious boon to man." - Benjamin Disraeli

"Friendship is also a kind of medicine, and the markets for it, too, are sometimes black." - Gregory David Roberts

"Friendship inspires and enriches the lives of those who come together." - Vimala Thakar

"The essence of friendship is entireness, a total magnanimity and trust." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Sufficient sleep, exercise, healthy food, friendship, and peace of mind are necessities, not luxuries." - Mark Halperin

"Good company, lively conversation, and the endearments of friendship fill the mind with great pleasure." - Edmund Burke

"The truth is friendship is every bit as sacred and eternal as marriage." - Katherine Mansfield



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