A friendship that can be ended didn't ever start.
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
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
If a man does not make new acquaintance as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, Sir, should keep his Friendship in constant repair.
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
A Platonic Friendship is perhaps only possible when one or other of the Platonists is in love with a third person.evelyn beatrice hall
Who ne'er knew joy but Friendship might divide,Or gave his father grief but when he died.Alexander Pope
The influence of Friendship upon culture differs from that of love, in that it assumes the basic idiosyncrasies of personal taste to be unalterable. Love, in spite of all rational knowledge to the contrary, is always in the mood of believing in miracles.john cowper powys
So far as it depends on the course of this government, our relations of good will and Friendship will be sedulously cultivated with all nations.john tyler
Charity, by which God and neighbor are loved, is the most perfect Friendship.thomas aquinas
Love, Friendship, respect, do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.Anton Chekhov
Every social need, such as the need for Friendship, must be a party to its own satisfaction: I cannot passively find my friend as a ready-made friend; a ready-made human being he may be, but his Friendship for me I must help to create by my own active resolve.william ernest hocking
A presentation copy...is a copy of a book whoch does not sell, sent you by the author, with his foolish autograph at the beginning of it; for which, if a stranger, he only demands your Friendship; if a brother author, he expects from you a book of yours, which does not sell, in return.Charles Lamb
Tightfisted people are as mean with Friendship as they are with cash--suspicious, unbelieving, and incurious.paul theroux
That above all, the Friendship existing between the English East India Company and Travancore should be maintained at any risk and that full confidence should always be placed in the support and aid of honorable association.
The Srimad Bhagavatam teaches nine primary forms of bhakti , as explained by Prahlada as:(1) ?rava?a ("listening" to the scriptural stories of K???a and his companions), (2) k?rtana ("praising," usually refers to ecstatic group singing), (3) smara?a ("remembering" or fixing the mind on Vi??u), (4) p?da-sevana (rendering service), (5) arcana (worshiping an image), (6) vandana (paying homage), (7) d?sya (servitude), (8) s?khya (Friendship), and (9) ?tma-nivedana (complete surrender of the self ).
There is no such thing as eternal Friendship or eternal hostility–-only eternal interests.
One day, Ananda, who had been thinking deeply about things for a while, turned to the Buddha and exclaimed: "Lord, I've been thinking - spiritual Friendship is at least half of the spiritual life!" The Buddha replied: "Say not so, Ananda, say not so. Spiritual Friendship is the whole of the spiritual life!"
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.
Justice discards party, Friendship, kindred, and is therefore always represented as blind.joseph addison
Power gradually extirpates from the mind every humane and gentle virtue. Pity, benevolence, Friendship, are things almost unknown in high stations.