websites that have any good love or best friend quotes?

does anyone know of any websites that have any good love or best friend quotes? try not to repeat the same one’s that other people said please.

Answer #1

“Yesterday brought the beginning, tomorrow brings the end, but somewhere in the middle we’ve become best of friends.”

  • Anonymous

“You can handle anything, including the end of the world as we know it, if at your side are friends with the proper attitude.”

  • Anonymous

“There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.”

  • Saint Thomas Aquinas

“What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.”

  • Aristotle

“I marveled that other men should live, because he, whom I had loved as if he would never die, was dead. I marveled more that I, his second self, could live when he was dead…I thought that my soul and his soul were but one soul in two bodies. Therefore, my life was a horror to me, because I would not live as but a half. Perhaps because of this I feared to die, lest he whom I had loved so much should wholly die.”

  • St. Augustine ditto [written about a very good friend of his]

“Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.”

  • Jane Austen

“I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar.”

  • Robert Brault

“A friend is the only person you will let into the house when you are Turning Out Drawers.”

  • Pam Brown

“A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely.”

  • Pam Brown

“An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.”

  • Buddha

“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

“A friend accepts our changes of mood without telling us to snap out of it.”

  • Cherokee Feast of Days

“To have someone understand why we cry or laugh, why we feel downcast for no apparent reason, is to have a friend.”

  • Cherokee Feast of Days

“Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.”

  • Marcus Tullius Cicero

“Friendship is a sheltering tree.”

  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship, never.”

  • Colton

“Have no friends not equal to yourself.”

  • Confucius ‘Analects’

“Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person…”

  • Dinah Maria Mulock Craik

“No one person can possibly combine all the elements supposed to make up what everyone means by friendship.”

  • Francis Marion Crawford

“It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.”

  • Marlene Dietrich

“Sir, more than kisses, letters mingle souls; for, thus absent friends speak.”

  • John Donne

“Now I was a woman, hugging a woman, hugging someone, something, that was like me: soft, white, rounded, same size, same height. Both of our feet were on the ground, we were celebrating the picking up of ourselves, our survival, our writing—hers already begun, mine still to be, yet also, in its way, already begun.

     Different and identical, full circle.” 
  • Crescent Dragonwagon ‘The Year it Rained’

“I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.”

  • Thomas A. Edison

“Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.”

  • George Eliot

“A friend is one…before whom I may think aloud.”

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson

“A friend may very well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.”

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.”

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone believes in him and is willing to trust him with his friendship.”

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The only way to have a friend is to be one.”

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson

“We do not need the help of our friends so much as confidence that they will help us when we need it.”

  • Epicurus

“True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.”

  • Dave Tyson Gentry

“A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.”

  • Arnold H. Glasow

“Finding a true friend is like finding a raisin in your cereal—you just have to sort it out from the flakes.”

  • Gonzo

“Friendship is the sweetest form of love.”

  • Annie Gottlieb

“There is no wilderness like a life without friends; friendship multiplies blessing and minimizes misfortunes; it is a unique remedy against adversity, and it soothes the soul.”

  • Baltasar Gracian

“Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness.”

  • Dag Hammarskjold

“Friendship between women can take different forms. It can run like a river, quietly and sustainingly through life; it can be an intermittent, sometime thing; or it can explode like a meteor, altering the atmosphere so that nothing ever feels or looks the same again.”

  • Mary Haskell

“Do not keep on with a mockery of friendship after the substance is gone - but part, while you can part friends. Bury the carcass of friendship: it is not worth embalming.”

  • William Hazlitt

“A friend is someone who knows all about you and loves you anyway.”

  • Elbert Hubbard

“…A time comes in every human friendship when you must go down into the depths of yourself, and lay bare what is there to your friend, and wait in fear for his answer.”

  • Thomas Hughes

“Will you be my friend, my friend of friends, beyond every one, everything, forever and forever?”

  • Henry James

“But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.”

  • Thomas Jefferson

“The friendship which is to be practiced or expected by common mortals, must take its rise from mutual pleasure, and must end when the power ceases of delighting each other.”

  • Samuel Johnson

“Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That’s why it’s a comfort to go hand in hand.”

  • Emily Kimbrough

“A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend, one human soul whom we can trust utterly, who knows the best and worst of us, and who loves us in spite of all our faults.”

  • Charles Kingsley

“Our convictions and our friends are all we have to get us through times of troubles. Friends are the only things from this damaged world that we can hope to see in the next; friends and loved ones are the very light that brightens the Hereafter.”

  • Dean Koontz ‘Seize the Night’ “Friendship arises out of mere Companionship when two or more of the companions discover that they have in common some insight or interest or even taste which the others do not share and which, till that moment, each believed to be his own unique treasure (or burden). The typical expression of opening Friendship would be something like, “What? You too? I thought I was the only one.” . . . . It is when two such person discover one another, when, whether with immense difficulties and semi-articulate fumblings or with what would seem to us amazing and elliptical speed, they share their vision - it is then that Friendship is born. And instantly they stand together in an immense solitude.”
  • C.S. Lewis, ‘The Four Loves’

“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.”

  • C. S. Lewis

“…would he comprehend the fierce, passionate love that comes over two women doing women things? There’s a certain joy to knowing that she’s like me, her breasts and hips and toenails, love and the possibility of pregnancy and the endless search for a bathroom. The comfortable safety of our arms around each other’s waists. This is not sexual; this isn’t anything like sex, but the fiercest, giddiest infatuation for a new and first, unprecedented, precious and most mundane best friend.”

  • Goldberry Long ‘Juniper Tree Burning’

“I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.”

  • Katherine Mansfield

“It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.”

  • Mignon McLaughlin

“A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. Friendship is one mind in two bodies.”

  • Mencius

“If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends - you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.”

  • Alice Duer Miller

“I hold that companionship is a matter of mutual weaknesses. We like that man or woman best who has the same faults we have.”

  • George Jean Nathan

“Each friend represents in us a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.”

  • Anaïs Nin

“I cannot concentrate all my friendship on any single one of my friends because no one is complete enough in himself.”

  • Anais Nin

“A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be.”

  • Douglas Pagels

“Friendship is a union of spirits, a marriage of hearts, and the bond thereof virtue.”

  • William Penn
Answer #2

I’ve been collecting these for years, I couldnt tell you where they came fom though… I’ve got a bunch of love ones too… anything specific you’re looking for?

“Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief.”

  • Joseph Addison

“The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.”

  • Joseph Addison

“Even the best of friends cannot attend each other’s funeral.”

  • Kehlog Albran

“A friend is like a rainbow. They brighten your life when you’ve been through a storm.”

  • Anonymous

“A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.”

  • Anonymous

“A friend is someone who will bail you out of jail. A best friend is the one sitting beside you saying, ‘Damn that was fun!’ ”

  • Anonymous

“A friend is someone who will help you move; a good friend is someone who will help you move a body.”

  • Anonymous

“A “friend” is the sort of person you could safely entrust the proofreading of your suicide note. There are depressingly few of them out there.”

  • Anonymous

“A Friend should be Mathematical, They should multiply the joy, Divide the sorrow, Subtract the past, And add to tomorrow, Calculate the need deep in your heart, And always be bigger than the sum of all their part.”

  • Anonymous

“A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.”

  • Anonymous

“A simple friend has never seen you cry. A real friend has shoulders soggy from your tears.”

  • Anonymous

“A simple friend thinks the friendship over when you have an argument. A real friend knows that it’s not a friendship until after you’ve had a fight.”

  • Anonymous

“A true friend is one who likes you as you are.”

  • Anonymous

“A true friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you today just the way you are.”

  • Anonymous

“As long as we have memories, yesterday remains, As long as we have hope, tomorrow awaits, As long as we have friendship, each day is never a waste.”

  • Anonymous

“Don’t walk in front of me…I may not follow Don’t walk behind me…I may not lead Walk beside me and be my friend.”

  • Anonymous

”Everyone hears what you say. Friends listen to what you say. Best friends listen to what you don’t say.”

  • Anonymous

“Friends are God’s way of taking care of us.”

  • Anonymous

“Friends are like stars. You can’t always see them, but you know they are there.”

  • Anonymous

“Friends are the Angels that help you fly.”

  • Anonymous

“Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.”

  • Anonymous

“Friendship is a horizon– which expands whenever we approach it.”

  • E. R. Hazlip

“Friendship is a special kind of love.”

  • Anonymous

“Friendship is the golden thread that ties all hearts together.”

  • Anonymous

“Good friends are hard to find, harder to leave, and impossible to forget. Some people make the world special just by being in it.”

  • Anonymous

“If all my friends were to jump off a bridge, I wouldn’t jump with them… I’d be at the bottom to catch them.”

  • Anonymous

“I don’t need a certain number of best friends, only a number of best friends I can be certain of.”

  • Anonymous

“If you should die before me…ask if you could bring a friend.”

  • Anonymous

”Ill lean on you… You’ll lean on me… And we’ll be okay.”

  • Anonymous

“Life without friendship is like the sky without sun.”

  • Anonymous

“May God defend me from my friends. I can defend myself from my enemies.”

  • Anonymous

“Piglet sidled up behind Pooh. “Pooh,” he whispered. ‘Yes, Piglet?’ ‘Nothing,’ said Piglet, taking Pooh’s paw. ‘I just wanted to be sure of you.’”

  • Anonymous

“Remember that every good friend was once a stranger”

  • Anonymous

“Side by side, or miles apart, best friends are always close to the heart.”

  • Anonymous

“Thank you for this, God or whatever the hell you are, fate or circumstance or coincidence. …Thank you for this magnificent, commonplace gift, this friend, this New Best Friend. I believed, for a precious moment, that there was a God to thank, and I laughed a hallelujah of gratitude to him.”

  • Anonymous

“The best of friendships are the ones where two friends can sit on a swing, not saying a word, but walk away feeling like you just had the best conversation ever.”

  • Anonymous

“The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof.”

  • Anonymous

“The greatest discovery FRIENDS can make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.”

  • Anonymous

“The language of friendship is not words, but meanings.”

  • Anonymous

“The recipe of friendship: 1 cup of sharing 2 cups of caring 1 cup of forgiveness and hugs of tenderness Mix all these together… To make friends forever.”

  • Anonymous

“The secret to friendship is being a good listener.”

  • Anonymous

“The trouble is not so much dying for a friend; it is finding a friend worth dying for.”

  • Anonymous

“They say ‘you only regret the things you never do.’ Then why do I regret every bad thing I did to you?”

  • Anonymous

“True friendship is like good health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.”

  • Anonymous

“True friendship is sitting together in silence and feeling like it was the best conversation you’ve ever had.”

  • Anonymous

“When I asked God to give me a flower…he gave me a forest, When I asked God to give me a cup of water…he gave me the ocean, When I asked God to give me a friend…he gave me you.”

  • Anonymous

“When it hurts to look back, and you’re scared to look ahead, you can always look beside you and your friend will be there.”

  • Anonymous

“When you’re looking for a friend don’t look for perfection, just look for friendship.”

  • Anonymous
Answer #3

I used to use, the problem is they aren’t in categories.

Answer #4

Answer #5

“The friendship between me and you I will not compare to a chain; for that rains might rust, or the falling tree might break.”

  • William Penn ‘Treaty with the Indians’

“You can always tell a real friend: when you’ve made a fool of yourself he doesn’t feel you’ve done a permanent job.”

  • Laurence J. Peter

“Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend.”

  • Plautus

“Interests change. Friendship based on mutual interests is doomed. Real friendship is an unshakable faith in what was once truly seen, no matter how recently or long ago.”

  • Hugh Prather ‘Notes to Myself’

“That friendship will not continue to the end which is begun for an end.”

  • Francis Quareles

“A true friend is the most precious of all possessions and the one we take the least thought about acquiring.

  • François de la Rochefoucauld ‘Maxims’

“We need to build our friendships on truth and wholeness and expansiveness. We need friends who can be with us in our loneliness, not people who will cheer us up so that we don’t feel it. We need friends who get furious with us when we are not being real or true to ourselves, not when we don’t do what they want us to do.”

  • Geneen Roth

“We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence.”

  • Joseph Roux

“Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts.”

  • Margaret Lee Runbeck

“Sometimes, in a relationship, going through hell isn’t so bad if you come out of it a little stronger. I guess the same is true about friends.”

  • Sally ‘Felicity’

“One’s friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.”

  • George Santayana

“Good friends must not always be together; it is the feeling of oneness when distant That proves a lasting friendship.”

  • Susan P. Schultz

“There are people you are born with and then there are the people you find…I have found my people in the cubicle next to me, in the apartment upstairs from me, and in my book club. One morning one friend brings another friend running, and it sticks forever. Other times the funny stranger across the table at an industry lunch is just who you need in your life. Don’t get me wrong. There aren’t loads of Your People out there. That is why it is important to be on the lookout. Your People are hard to find.”

  • Satellite Sisters ‘Uncommon Senses’

“If you can’t be an idiot with your friends, who can you be an idiot with?”

  • Screech ‘Saved by the Bell’

“True friendship is never serene.”

  • Marquise de Sevigne

“A new friendship is like an unripened fruit - it may become either an orange or a lemon

  • Emma Stacey

“Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and the longitudes.”

  • Henry David Thoreau

“The language of friendship is not words but meanings.”

  • Henry David Thoreau

“The holy passion of friendship is so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring in nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.”

  • Mark Twain ‘Pudd’nhead Wilson’ “Mother, my friends are no longer my friends and the games we once played have no meaning gone serious and shy and they can’t figure why so they’ve left me to my own daydreaming.”
  • Suzanne Vega ‘Bad Wisdom’ “Separateness is sweet but connection with someone outside yourself is surely sweeter.”
  • Judith Viorst

“If there were two men in the world, how would they get on? They would help one another, harm one another, flatter one another, slander one another, fight one another, make it up; they could neither live together nor do without one another.”

  • Voltaire, on friendship

“Friendship is a miracle by which a person consents to view from a certain distance, and without coming any nearer, the very being who is necessary to him as food.”

  • Simone Weil

“A true friend stabs you in the front.”

  • Oscar Wilde

“A friend is a second self, another I.”

  • Zeno
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