Friendship Quotes and a Verse
"If one person falls, the other can reach out and help.
But someone who falls alone is in real trouble."
- Ecclesiastes 4:10
"Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art...
it has no survival value; rather it is one of those things
though he had all other goods."
"How rare and wonderful is that flash of a moment when
we realize we have discovered a friend."
- William Rotsler
"Be courteous to all, but intimate with few,
and let those few be well-tried before you give them
your confidence. 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 a union of spirits, a marriage of hearts,
and the bond there of virtue."
- Samuel Johnson
“A true friend gives freely,
advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly,
takes all patiently, defends courageously,
and continues a friend unchangeably.”
- William Penn
"Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil."
- Baltasar Gracian
"False friendships, like the ivy, decays and ruins the
walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and
animation to the object it supports."
- Richard Burton
"We love those who know the worst of us and
don't turn their faces away."
- Walker Percy
"Some people go to priests; others to poetry;
I to my friends."
- Virginia Woolf
"'Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense,
and have her nonsense respected."