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Hand Of Friendship Quotes


"I'm not going to throw away the hand of friendship to suit 100 Trotskyites in Glasgow." - Billy Connolly

"We have got to extend the hand of friendship, we have got to take the peacelines down brick by brick" - David Ervine

"We're all gifted with the opportunity to succeed. But you get further if you extend the hand of friendship." - Jimmy Little

"Friendship means to be a strong hand in the dark to another in the time of need." - Hugh Black

"We"re all gifted with the opportunity to succeed. But you get further if you extend the hand of friendship." - Jimmy Little

"You've got to reach a hand of friendship across the aisle and across philosophies in this country." - Joe Biden

"Hand Grasps at hand, eye lights eye in good friendship, And great hearts expand And grow one in the sense of this world's life." - Robert Browning

"Hand Grasps at hand, eye lights eye in good friendship, And great hearts expand And grow one in the sense of this world's life." - Robert Browning

"He whose hand is clasped in friendship cannot throw mud." - Anonymous

"True friendship is self-love at second-hand." - William Hazlitt

"We should wipe two words from our vocabulary: gratitude and charity. In real life, help is given out of friendship, or it is not valued; it is received from the hand of friendship, or it is resented." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hand of others." - William Hazlitt

"Friendship is full of dregs." - William Shakespeare

"Before the flowers of friendship faded friendship faded." - Gertrude Stein

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

"It is said that love is blind. Friendship, on the other hand, is clairvoyant...." - Philippe Soupault

"The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, not the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"True friendship is self-love at second hand; where, as in a flattering mirror we may see our virtues magnified and our errors softened, and where we may fancy our opinion of ourselves confirmed by an impartial and faithful witness." - William Hazlitt

"I address these lines - written in India - to my relatives in England. My object is to explain the motive which has induced me to refuse the right hand of friendship to my cousin, John Herncastle." - Wilkie Collins

"Love is the life of friendship." - James Howell

"He endearing elegance of female friendship." - Samuel Johnson

"Friendship is the bread of the heart." - Mary Russell Mitford

"Friendship flourishes at the fountain of forgiveness." - William Arthur Ward

"Confidence is the only bond of friendship." - Publilius Syrus

"Gratitude is the heart of Friendship." - Louann Brizendine

"Marriage is the tomb of friendship." - Hannah Webster Foster

"Illness is the proving ground of friendship." - Letty Cottin Pogrebin

"Friendship is the union of spirits..." - William Penn

"Friendship is the heaven of life." - Thomas A Edison

"Shared laughter creates a bond of friendship." - Lee Grant

"Psychotherapy is the prostitution of friendship." - Hans Eysenck

"Adversity is the touchstone of friendship." - Proverbs

"The endearing elegance of female friendship." - Samuel Johnson

"Ceremony is the smoke of friendship." - Proverbs

"Letters of friendship require no study." - George Washington

"Secrecy is the chastity of friendship." - Jeremy Taylor

"Compulsion is the death of friendship." - Patrick O'Brian

"Suspicion is the cancer of friendship." - Petrarch

"What is Friendship, Definition of Friend, True Friendship - All about the meaning of true friends, what friendship means, meaning of friendship bracelets, poems, ring" - Mark Vernon

"At the shrine of friendship never say die, let the wine of friendship never run dry" - Victor Hugo

"We need to build a Biblical friendship, a friendship established on the principles of God's Word." - Gary Inrig

"Sometimes it's better to forgive and forget. And sometimes, on the other hand, it's better to leave the friendship." - Natalie Portman

"Friendship is far more delicate than love. Quarrels and fretful complaints are attractive in the last, offensive in the first. And the very things which heap fewel on the fire of ardent passion, choke and extinguish sober and true regard. On the other hand, time, which is sure to destroy that love of which half certainly depends on desire, is as sure to increase a friendship founded on talents, warm with esteem, and ambitious of success for the object of it." - Hester Lynch Piozzi

"Friendship buys friendship." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Friendship, on the other hand, serves a great host of different purposes all at the same time. In whatever direction you turn, it still remains yours. No barrier can shut it out. It can never be untimely; it can never be in the way. We need friendship all the time, just as much as we need the proverbial prime necessities of life, fire and water." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Friendship is one of the greatest luxuries of life." - Edward Everett Hale

"...i think of friendship in terms of love..." - David Levithan

"Plant a seed of friendship; reap a bouquet of happiness." - Lois L. Kaufman

"Friendship requires a leap, not of faith but of regard." - Mark Kingwell

"Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance." - Rabindranath Tagore

"There is a scarcity of friendship, but not of friends." - Thomas Fuller

"We need to be kinder with one another, more gentle and forgiving. We need to be slower to anger and more prompt to help. We need to extend the hand of friendship and resist the hand of retribution. In short, we need to love one another with the pure love of Christ, with genuine charity and compassion and, if necessary, shared suffering, for that is the way God loves us." - Howard W. Hunter

"Chingachgook grasped the hand that, in the warmth of feeling, the scout had stretched across the fresh earth, and in that attitude of friendship these intrepid woodsmen bowed their heads together, while scalding tears fell to their feet, watering the grave of Uncas like drops of falling rain." - James F Cooper

"Friendship must never be buried under the weight of misunderstanding." - Sri Chinmoy

"In friendship similarity of character has more weight than kinship." - Cornelius Nepos

"True friendship is a plant of slow growth." - George Washington

"The greatest sweetener of human life is friendship." - Joseph Addison

"It is difficult to obtain the friendship of a cat." - Theophile Gautier

"Friendship is the highest degree of perfection in society." - Michel De Montaigne

"I see love as an evolution of true friendship." - Robert Pattinson

"Friendship is the grand fundamental principle of Mormonism" - Joseph Smith Jr

"Friendship is probably the most common form of love." - Steig Larsson

"Friendship is held to be the severest test of character." - Charles Eastman

"Friendship is not always the sequel of obligation...." - Samuel Johnson

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

"Friendship is to have the latchkey of another's mind." - Edgar Goodspeed

"That's what friendship is, sharing the prejudice of experience." - Charles Bukowski

"An honest answer is the sign of true friendship." - E W Howe

"These are called the pious frauds of friendship." - Henry Fielding

"The corpse of friendship is not worth embalming." - William Hazlitt

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

"There are no friends; only moments of friendship." - Jules Renard

"Friendship is held to be the severest test of character." - Charles Alexander Eastman

"Friendship, Roland realized, was its very own kind of love." - Lauren Kate

"Friendship creates only the illusion of not being alone." - Orson Welles

"The most fatal disease of friendship is gradual decay." - Samuel Johnson

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

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

"The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship." - Francis Bacon

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

"That's what friendship means - sharing the prejudice of experience." - Charles Bukowski

"Friendship is not always the sequel of obligation." - Samuel Johnson

"Everybody I know fails the acid test of friendship." - Bill Watterson

"The worst solitute is to be destitute of true friendship." - Francis Bacon

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

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

"Distance cannot matter - ours is a friendship of the heart." - Mary Anne Radmacher

"The growth of true friendship may be a lifelong affair." - Sarah Orne Jewett

"Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies." - Plautus

"Accountability in friendship is the equivalent of love without strategy." - Anita Brookner

"Friendship is mutual blackmail elevated to the level of love." - Robin Morgan

"I felt when I was elected that the most important task on this island [Ireland] was to extend the hand of friendship right across the board to the people of Northern Ireland, to have the beginnings of a real peace process. In consequence, although I have no role in intergovernmental talks or political discussions, that would be my very top priority." - Mary Robinson

"Part of them (citizens of Fiji) wishes to believe that we are all one people and as a nation must move forward together. Another part of them is fearful that the hand they extend in friendship will be either spurned or crushed." - Joni Madraiwiwi

"The vital air of friendship is composed of confidence. Friendship perishes in proportion as this air diminishes." - Philibert Joseph Roux

"The vital air of friendship is composed of confidence. Friendship perishes in proportion as this air diminishes." - Joseph Roux

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

"Friendship is the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person having neither to weigh thoughts or measure words, but pouring all right out just as they are, chaff and grain together, certain that a faithful friendly hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping and, with a breath of comfort, blow the rest away." - Dinah Craik

"The glory of friendship is not in the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is in the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"No matter what message you are about to deliver somewhere, whether it is holding out a hand of friendship, or making clear that you disapprove of something, is the fact that the person sitting across the table is a human being, so the goal is to always establish common ground." - Madeleine Albright

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

"The reward of friendship is itself. The man who hopes for anything else does not understand what true friendship is." - Aelred of Rievaulx

"In politics, there are different categories of friendship. My friendship with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, for example ." - Jean-Claude Juncker

"At a time when many Muslims in this country are living in fear, I want to say loud and clear that as a Christian leader I deeply respect your faith and believe that our common duty is to extend the hand of friendship, and to build bridges not walls." - George Carey

"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

"The left hand of creation" - Joseph Silk

"The hour-hand of life." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Do you know what friendship is... it is to be brother and sister; two souls which touch without mingling, two fingers on one hand." - Victor Hugo

"Do not be someone looking for [insert]. Be [insert] looking for someone. Suggestions for [insert]: -love -friendship -understanding -appreciation -tolerance -a helping hand -a leg up -an answer" - Robert Breault

"We must reach out our hand in friendship and dignity both to those who would befriend us and those who would be our enemy." - Arthur Ashe

"There are those who never stretch out the hand for fear it will be bitten. But those who never stretch out the hand will never feel it clasped in friendship." - Michael Heseltine

"As I stood alone and forsaken, and the power of the sea and the battle of the elements reminded me of my own nothingness, and on the other hand, the sure flight of the birds recalled the words spoken by Christ: Not a sparrow shall fall on the ground without your Father: then, all at once, I felt how great and how small I was; then did those two mighty forces, pride and humility, happily unite in friendship." - Soren Kierkegaard

"President Roosevelt and President Truman and President Eisenhower had the same experience, they all made the effort to get along with the Russians. But every time, finally it failed. And the reason it failed was because the Communists are determined to destroy us, and regardless of what hand of friendship we may hold out or what arguments we may put up, the only thing that will make that decisive difference is the strength of the United States." - John F Kennedy

"Drink in the beauty of friendship. In this world of constant change, we need the comfort of friendship more than ever before." - Susan Jeffers

"You know how easily and suddenly these things happen, beginning in playful teasing and ending in something a little warmer than friendship. You squeeze the slender arm which is passed through yours, you venture to take the little gloved hand, you say good night at absurd length in the shadow of the door. It is innocent and very interesting, love trying his wings in a first little flutter." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"It is a great folly to be willing to violate the friendship of God, rather than the law of human friendship." - Teresa of Avila

"Friendship, gift of heaven, delight of great souls; friendship which kings, so distinguished for ingratitude, are unhappy enough not to know." - Voltaire

"Real friendship or love is not manufactured or achieved by an act of will or intention. Friendship is always an act of recognition." - John O'Donohue

"I think friendship is more important than love, but that love that grows out of friendship is the very best of all." - Jane Green

"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

"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

"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

"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

"I think about my best friendship - which the Marnie-Hannah friendship in Girls is based on - as like a great romance of my young life." - Lena Dunham

" not something you learn in school,but if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship you really haven't learned anything." - Oscar Wilde

"In the past, friendship was a huge thing. But it's hard for us to think of friendship as a calling, because it's not a vocation." - James Hillman

"Friendship is everything. Friendship is more than talent. It is more than the government. It is almost the equal of family.- Don Corleone" - Mario Puzo

"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

"Friendship is the complete explanation of what a Cheetah Girl is - if you have that true friendship, you can conquer anything you want." - Sabrina Bryan

"Steady of heart and stout of hand." - Walter Scott

"Steady of heart, and stout of hand." - Walter Scott

"Friendship admits of difference of character, as love does that of sex." - Philibert Joseph Roux

"Friendship admits of difference of character, as love does that of sex." - Joseph Roux

"Friendship! mysterious cement of the soul! Sweetener of life! and solder of society!" - Robert Blair

"Friendship! Mysterious cement of the soul, Sweet'ner of life, and solder of society." - Robert Blair

"Real friendship is shown in times of trouble; prosperity is full of friends." - Euripides

"It is like taking the sun out of the world, to bereave human life of friendship." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"one doesn't measure friendship by length of time only; depth of time is just as valuable." - Helen Clark MacInnes

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

"Friendship is the instrument by which God reveals to each of us the beauties of others." - C S Lewis

"A long novitiate of acquaintance should precede the vows of friendship." - Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke

"The chain of friendship, however bright, does not stand the attrition of constant close contact." - Walter Scott

"He who looks for advantage out of friendship strips it all of its nobility." - Seneca the Elder

"It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship." - Colette

"Let the wealth of remembrances past be the link of friendship treasured." - Robert Evans

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

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

"Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"The companionship of dead writers is a wonderful form of live friendship." - Julian Barnes

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



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