Friendship is a cadence of divine melody melting through the heart.Charles Mildway, p. 255. (Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895))
A Friendship that can be ended didn't ever start.Mellin de Saint-Gelais, Oeuvres poétiques.
That is almost the definition of any Friendship that is worthwhile that we don't care a damn how you behave yourself.E. C. Bentley and H. Warner Allen, Trent's Own Case (1936), Chapter XV.
Yes, we must ever be friends, and of all who offer you Friendship let me be ever the first, the truest, the nearest and dearest!Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
To Friendship every burden's light.john gay
Opposition is true Friendship.william blake
Trust is the core of human relationships, of gregariousness among men. Friendship, a puzzle to the syllogistic and critical mentality, is not based on experiments or tests of another person's qualities but on trust. It is not critical knowledge but a risk of the heart which initiates affection and preserves loyalty in our fellow men.abraham joshua heschel
Friendship is Love, without either flowers or veil.J. C. and A. W. Hare, Guesses at Truth.
Giving in to anger, fear and suspicion disturbs our minds and our physical well-being, whereas trust and Friendship are the basis of societydalai lama
The dupe of Friendship, and the fool of love; have I not reason to hate and to despise myself? Indeed I do; and chiefly for not having hated and despised the world enough.william hazlitt
Even if we take marriage at its lowest, even if we regard it as no more than a sort of Friendship recognised by the police.Robert Louis Stevenson
An elegant sufficiency, content, Retirement, rural quiet, Friendship, books, Ease and alternate labour, useful life, Progressive virtue, and approving Heaven!1746 The Seasons,'Spring', l.1161-4.
Only solitary men know the full joys of Friendship. Others have their family — but to a solitary and an exile his friends are everything.willa cather
And what is Friendship but a name,A charm that lulls to sleep,A shade that follows wealth or fame,And leaves the wretch to weep?Oliver Goldsmith
For thousands of years humankind's finest minds have been struggling with the theoretical problem of finding the forms that would give peoples the possibility, without the greatest of torment, without internecine strife, of living side by side in Friendship and brotherhood. Practically speaking, the first step in this direction is only being taken now, today.mikhail kalinin
Never indulge in people who follow a negative path because they will take you with them on the road of ruin. Show them the way to positivism even if there's a risk of losing their Friendship.siddharth katragadda
Who ne'er knew joy but Friendship might divide,Or gave his father grief but when he died.Alexander Pope
I have nothing but contempt for the kind of governor who is afraid, for whatever reason, to follow the course that he knows is best for the State; and as for the man who sets private Friendship above the public welfare — I have no use for him, either.Sophocles
A great friend of mine at the beginning of our Friendship (he was himself a poet) said to me very defiantly, "I have to tell you that I loathe children's books." And I said to him, "Well, won't you just read this just for my sake?" And he said grumpily, "Oh, very well, send it to me." I did, and I got a letter back saying: "Why didn't you tell me? Mary Poppins with her cool green core of sex has me enthralled forever."p. l. travers
True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise; it arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the Friendship and conversation of a few select companions.joseph addison
Love, Friendship, respect, do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.Anton Chekhov
From wine what sudden Friendship springs!john gay
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
Before the flowers of Friendship faded Friendship faded.Gertrude Stein
Love seeks a guerdon; Friendship is as God, Who gives and asks no payment.Act i. Sc. 1.
In my judgment the college fraternity has been of inestimable value in making men across the years... It is natural for men to come together in compatible, mutual Friendship, and when they do so under the high ideals of a fraternity, it proves to be most beneficial.Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, Phi Gamma Delta; Author & Minister (p. 17)
Gold begets in brethren hate; Gold in families debate; Gold does Friendship separate; Gold does civil wars create.Abraham Cowley
The Friendship that can cease has never been real.Letter 3
Here, Seneca uses the same observation that Sallust made regarding Friendship (in his historical account of the Catilinarian conspiracy, Bellum Catilinae [XX.4]) to define wisdom.Letter XXII: On the futility of half-way measures, line 17.
For when did Friendship take A breed for barren metal of his friend?Antonio, scene iii