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Some Famous Contemporary Friendship Quotes

A beautiful friendship quote dedicated to your beloved friend can make him/her feel how important he/she is to how. It is a simple yet a beautiful way through which you can profess your love for your beloved friend. Here are list of beautifully said friendship quotes which you can dedicate to your valuable friend so as make your friend believe that without his/her presence your life would have been a complete void. Moreover you can incorporate these beautiful lines in your customised cards and vent out your feelings towards your friend.

Check out a grand assemblage of some memorable quotes on friends. Enjoy these time-honoured sayings and have a rocking Friendship Day celebration with your buddies.

Contemporary Quotes:
Quotes on Friends

"A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway."
~ Jerome Cummings
"What is a friend? I will tell you...it is someone with whom you dare to be yourself."
~ Frank Crane
"Don't be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends." ~ Richard Bach
"A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out."
~ Walter Winchell
"The only way to have a friend is to be one."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
"One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives."
~ Euripides
"A friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be somewhere else."
~ Anonymous
There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship - Friendship quotes
"In a friend you find a second self."
~ Isabelle Norton
"Your friends will know you better in the first minute they meet you than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years."
~ Richard Bach
"Can miles truly separate us from friends?
If we want to be with someone we love, aren't we already there?"
~ Richard Bach
"Never shall I forget the days I spent with you. Continue to be my friend, as you will always find me yours."
~ Ludwig van Beethoven
"Love is temporary...but friends are forever."
~ Kelly Wheeler
"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light."
~ Helen Keller
"You only meet your once in a lifetime friend... once in a lifetime."
~ from Little Rascals
"...no man is useless
while he has a friend."
~ Robert Louis Stevenson
"Each friend represents a world in us,
a world possibly not born until they arrive,
and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born."
~ Ana Nin
"A friend is like an oreo,
its not always that great,
but it always gets better!"
~ Erin Westbrook
I thank God for the way he made you, distinct, special and
unique. You were not made from a common mold.
~ Erwin W. Lutzer
"To know someone here or there
with whom you can feel
there is understanding
in spite of distances or
thoughts expressed
That can make life a garden."
~ Goethe
Don't walk behind me, I may not lead
Just walk beside me and be my friend."
~ Albert Carnus
"Friends are born, not made."
~ Henry Adams
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives - Friendship quotes
"A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
"My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life."
~ Lee Iacocca
"Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light."
~ Albert Schweitzer
"There comes that mysterious meeting in life when someone acknowledges who we are and what we can be, igniting the circuits of our highest potential." ~ Rusty Berkus
"Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?"
~ Abraham Lincoln
"You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you."
~ Dale Carnegie
"Remember friends as you pass by,
As you are now so once was I.
As low as I you once must be,
Prepare yourself and follow me."
~ Gravestone from the 1800s
"He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare,
And he who has one enemy will meet him everywhere."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
"To be your friend was all I ever wanted;
to be your lover was all I ever dreamed."
~ Valerie Lombardo
"Life is partly what we make it, and partly what is made by the friends whom we choose."
~ Tehyi Hsieh
"There is no hope of joy except in human relations."
~ Antoine de Sainte-Exupery
"The making of friends, who are real friends, is the best token we have of a man's success in life."
~ Edward Everett Hale
"Except in cases of necessity, which are rare, leave your friend to learn unpleasant things from his enemies; they are ready enough to tell them."
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
"The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I have no wealth to bestow on him. If he knows that I am happy in loving him, he will want no other reward. Is not friendship divine in this?"
~ Henry David Thoreau
I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for
that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy.
Let's face it, friends make life a lot more fun.
~ Charles R. Swindoll
A friend trying stop her friend's tear
Where there are friends, there is wealth.
~ Titus Maccius Plautus
Few delights can equal the mere presence of someone we utterly trust.
~ George MacDonald
"A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked."
~ Bernard Meltzer
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow.
Don't walk behind me, I may not lead.
Just walk beside me and be my friend.
~ Albert Camus
Remember, the greatest gift is not found in a store nor under a tree, but in the hearts of true friends.
~ Cindy Lew
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
~ Abraham Lincoln
Friends are like melons; shall I tell you why? To find one good you must one hundred try.
~ Claude Mermet
"Friends are the sunshine of life."
~ John Hay
One who looks for a friend without faults will have none. ~ Hasidic Saying
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
~ Walter Winchell
Friends are needed both for joy and for sorrow.
~ Samuel Paterson
"I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship."
~ Pietro Aretino
"There is nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends."
~ Hillaire Belloc
"A companion loves some agreeable qualities which a man may possess, but a friend loves the man himself."
~ James Boswell
"Every man passes his life in the search after friendship."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
"A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
"My friend is he who will tell me my faults in private."
~ Solomon Ibn Gabirol
"Your friend is your needs answered."
~ Kahlil Gibran
"Let your best be for your friend..."
~ Kahlil Gibran
"A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care to acquire."
~ La Rochefoucauld
"A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care to acquire."
~ La Rochefoucauld
"A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care to acquire."
~ La Rochefoucauld
"A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care to acquire."
~ La Rochefoucauld
"A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care to acquire."
~ La Rochefoucauld
"A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care to acquire."
~ La Rochefoucauld
"A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care to acquire."
~ La Rochefoucauld
"A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care to acquire."
~ La Rochefoucauld
"A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care to acquire."
~ La Rochefoucauld
"A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care to acquire."
~ La Rochefoucauld
"A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care to acquire."
~ La Rochefoucauld
"A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care to acquire."
~ La Rochefoucauld
"A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care to acquire."
~ La Rochefoucauld
It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.
~ Mahatma Gandhi
A true friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be anywhere else.
~ Len Wein
"Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born."
~ Anais Nin
"My friends are my estate."
~ Emily Dickinson
"A friend is one who walks in when others walk out."
~ Walter Winchell
"Your friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you."
~ Elbert Hubard
"I get by with a little help from my friends."
~ John Lennon
"Two may talk together under the same roof for many years, yet never really meet; and two others at first speech are old friends."
~ Mary Catherwood
"Friend - a person known well to another and regarded with liking, affection and loyalty."
~ Collins English Dictionary
"Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend's success."
~ Oscar Wilde
"Those friends thou hast, and their adoption tried,
Grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel;
But do not dull thy palm with entertainment
Of each new-hatch'd, unfledg'd comrade."
~ William Shakespeare
"A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway."
~ Jerome Cummings
"What is a friend? I will tell you...it is someone with whom you dare to be yourself."
~ Frank Crane
"Don't be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends." ~ Richard Bach
"A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out."
~ Walter Winchell
"The only way to have a friend is to be one."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
"A friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be somewhere else."
~ Anonymous
"In a friend you find a second self."
~ Isabelle Norton
"Your friends will know you better in the first minute they meet you than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years."
~ Richard Bach
"Every gift from a friend is a wish for your happiness..."
~ Richard Bach
"Can miles truly separate us from friends?
If we want to be with someone we love, aren't we already there?"
~ Richard Bach
"Never shall I forget the days I spent with you. Continue to be my friend, as you will always find me yours."
~ Ludwig van Beethoven
"Love is temporary...but friends are forever."
~ Kelly Wheeler
"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light."
~ Helen Keller
"You only meet your once in a lifetime friend... once in a lifetime."
~ from Little Rascals
"...no man is useless
while he has a friend."
~ Robert Louis Stevenson
"Friends are born, not made."
~ Henry Adams
"Each friend represents a world in us,
a world possibly not born until they arrive,
and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born."
~ Ana Nin
"A friend is like an oreo,
its not always that great,
but it always gets better!"
~ Erin Westbrook
I thank God for the way he made you, distinct, special and
unique. You were not made from a common mold.
~ Erwin W. Lutzer
"To know someone here or there
with whom you can feel
there is understanding
in spite of distances or
thoughts expressed
That can make life a garden."
~ Goethe
"Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow
Don't walk behind me, I may not lead
Just walk beside me and be my friend."
~ Albert Carnus
"Friends are born, not made."
~ Henry Adams
"A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
"My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life."
~ Lee Iacocca
"Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light."
~ Albert Schweitzer
"There comes that mysterious meeting in life when someone acknowledges who we are and what we can be, igniting the circuits of our highest potential."
~ Rusty Berkus
"Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?"
~ Abraham Lincoln
"You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you."
~ Dale Carnegie
"Remember friends as you pass by,
As you are now so once was I.
As low as I you once must be,
Prepare yourself and follow me."
~ Gravestone from the 1800s
"He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare,
And he who has one enemy will meet him everywhere."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
"To be your friend was all I ever wanted;
to be your lover was all I ever dreamed."
~ Valerie Lombardo
"Life is partly what we make it, and partly what is made by the friends whom we choose."
~ Tehyi Hsieh
"There is no hope of joy except in human relations."
~ Antoine de Sainte-Exupery
"The making of friends, who are real friends, is the best token we have of a man's success in life."
~ Edward Everett Hale
"Except in cases of necessity, which are rare, leave your friend to learn unpleasant things from his enemies; they are ready enough to tell them."
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
"The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I have no wealth to bestow on him. If he knows that I am happy in loving him, he will want no other reward. Is not friendship divine in this?"
~ Henry David Thoreau
I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for
that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy.
Let's face it, friends make life a lot more fun.
~ Charles R. Swindoll
Where there are friends, there is wealth.
~ Titus Maccius Plautus
Few delights can equal the mere presence of someone we utterly trust.
~ George MacDonald
"A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked."
~ Bernard Meltzer
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow.
Don't walk behind me, I may not lead.
Just walk beside me and be my friend.
~ Albert Camus
Remember, the greatest gift is not found in a store nor under a tree, but in the hearts of true friends.
~ Cindy Lew
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
~ Abraham Lincoln
Friends are like melons; shall I tell you why? To find one good you must one hundred try.
~ Claude Mermet
"Friends are the sunshine of life."
~ John Hay
One who looks for a friend without faults will have none.
~ Hasidic Saying
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
~ Walter Winchell
Friends are needed both for joy and for sorrow.
~ Samuel Paterson
"I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship."
~ Pietro Aretino
"There is nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends."
~ Hillaire Belloc
"A companion loves some agreeable qualities which a man may possess, but a friend loves the man himself."
~ James Boswell
"Every man passes his life in the search after friendship."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
"A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
"A good friend is my nearest relation."
~ Thomas Fuller
"My friend is he who will tell me my faults in private."
~ Solomon Ibn Gabirol
"Your friend is your needs answered."
~ Kahlil Gibran
"Let your best be for your friend..."
~ Kahlil Gibran
"A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care to acquire."
~ La Rochefoucauld
"You can make more friends in two months by becoming really interested in other people, than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you."
~ Bernard Meltzer
"No man is useless while he has a friend."
~ Robert Louis Stevenson
"A friend is a present you give yourself."
~ Robert Louis Stevenson
"Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends whom we choose."
~ Tehyi Hsieh
"Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with."
~ Mark Twain
"You cannot be friends upon any other terms than upon the terms of equality."
~ Woodrow Wilson
It is not what you give your friend, but what you are willing to give him that determines the quality of friendship.
~ Mary Dixon Thayer
A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.
~ Leo Buscaglia
It's the ones you can call up at 4:00 a.m. that really matter.
~ Marlene Dietrich
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen.
~ Samuel Paterson
Good friends are good for your health.
~ Irwin Sarason
I have lost friends, some by death, others through sheer inability to cross the street.
~ Virginia Woolf
It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.
~ Mahatma Gandhi
A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success!
~ Doug Larson
A true friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be anywhere else.
~ Len Wein
"Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born."
~ Anais Nin
"My friends are my estate."
~ Emily Dickinson
"A friend is one who walks in when others walk out."
~ Walter Winchell
"Your friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you."
~ Elbert Hubard
"I get by with a little help from my friends."
~ John Lennon
"Two may talk together under the same roof for many years, yet never really meet; and two others at first speech are old friends."
~ Mary Catherwood
"Friend - a person known well to another and regarded with liking, affection and loyalty."
~ Collins English Dictionary
"Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend's success."
~ Oscar Wilde
"Those friends thou hast, and their adoption tried,
Grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel;
But do not dull thy palm with entertainment
Of each new-hatch'd, unfledg'd comrade."
~ William Shakespeare
"The friendship that can cease has never been real."
~ Saint Jerome
"Well, it seems to me that the best relationships--the ones that last--
are frequently the ones that are rooted in friendship.
You know, one day you look at the person and you see something more
than you did the night before. Like a switch has been flicked somewhere.
And the person who was just a friend is...suddenly
the only person you can ever imagine yourself with."
~ Dana Scully (The X-Files)
Friendship involves man things but, above all the power of going outside oneself and appreciating what is noble and loving in another.
~ Thomas Huxley
Plant a seed of friendship; reap a bouquet of happiness.
~ Lois L. Kaufman
Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world.
~ John Evelyn
"Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil."
~ Baltasar Gracian
"Friendship needs no words..."
~ Dag Hammarskjold
"The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I have no wealth to bestow on him. If he knows that I am happy in loving him, he will want no other reward. Is not friendship divine in this?"
~ Henry David Thoreau
"Friendship that flows from the heart cannot be frozen by adversity, as the water that flows from the spring cannot congeal in winter."
~ James Fennimore Cooper
"Friendship without self interest is one of the rare and beautiful things in life."
~ James Francis Byrnes
"I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship."
~ Pietro Aretino
"The rain may be falling hard outside,
But your smile makes it all alright.
I'm so glad that you're my friend.
I know our friendship will never end."
~ Robert Alan
"Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit."
~ Kahil Gibran
"Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another."
~ Eustace Budgell
"Friendship is Love without his wings!"
~ Lord Byron
"In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures."
~ Kahil Gibran
"True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost."
~ Charles Caleb Colton
"Every man passes his life in the search after friendship."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
"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."
~ Samuel Johnson
"However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship."
~ La Rochefoucauld
"Love is rarer than genius itself. And friendship is rarer than love."
~ Charles Peguy
"There can be no Friendship where there is no Freedom."
~ William Penn
It is not what you give your friend, but what you are willing to give him that determines the quality of friendship.
~ Mary Dixon Thayer
One of the surest evidences of friendship that one individual can display to another is telling him gently of a fault. If any other can excel it, it is listening to such a disclosure with gratitude, and amending the error.
~ Edward Bulwer-Lytton
The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
~ Henry David Thoreau
True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation.
~ George Washington
Friendship is to be purchased only by friendship. A man may have authority over others, but he can never have their hearts but by giving his own.
~ Thomas Wilson
"True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost."
~ Charles Caleb Colton
"A new friendship is like an unripened fruit - it may become either an orange or a lemon"
~ Emma Stacey
"Friendship with oneself is all-important because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world."
~ Eleanor Roosevelt

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