Words matter. These are the best Friendship Quotes from famous people such as Cory Booker, Paramahansa Yogananda, Ray Bradbury, Kaley Cuoco, Khalil Gibran, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I know Donald Trump. I’ve met him; I know his family. I have love and friendship and affection for his family members. But I’m going to work very hard to ensure that he is not our president.
There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first; when you learn to live for others, they will live for you.
If we listened to our intellect, we’d never have a love affair. We’d never have a friendship. We’d never go into business, because we’d be cynical. Well, that’s nonsense. You’ve got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.
I firmly believe, only because I’ve been doing this for so long, every show takes three years. 90% of them don’t get three years. It just does. It takes a long time to build a community, build a friendship with your characters. It’s hard for people to grasp on and make them care about you.
Your friend is your needs answered.
Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.
Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself.
A man cannot be said to succeed in this life who does not satisfy one friend.
I came to Venice for the first time in 1968 and was lucky enough to make the acquaintanceship, and then the friendship, of two Venetians, Roberta and Franco, who remain my best friends here after almost 50 years.
If the chemistry is right between star and photographer and the geometry of the pictures pleases the star, often the two people end up with a long-term professional friendship during which they continue to work together and to produce highly personal images.
Friendship is a difficult, dangerous job. It is also (though we rarely admit it) extremely exhausting.
There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.
What drew me towards team sport were the camaraderie and friendship. The chance to celebrate victory and success with a group of other people is something I have enjoyed doing.
We were bringing Wham! to a close, but we weren’t bringing our friendship to a close.
It’s the most exciting thing to watch God work when I’ve asked him about something, to listen to him and watch him work. It’s like this friendship, and it just grows and grows and grows and grows.
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.
I’ve learned from my dealings with Johnny Carson that no matter what kind of friendship you think you have with people you’re working with, when the chips are down, it’s all about business.
Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.
Be true to yourself. Make each day a masterpiece. Help others. Drink deeply from good books. Make friendship a fine art. Build a shelter against a rainy day.
I have learned that to be with those I like is enough.
In 1962, I wrote a series about 42nd Street called ‘Welcome to Lostville.’ One result was that the young Bob Dylan read it and invited me to his first concert at Town Hall; the result was a kind of friendship that years later led to my liner notes for ‘Blood on the Tracks.’
Israelis can be proud of the vibrant democracy that they have created, and I know that many Rhode Islanders share my deep appreciation for the close friendship between our two nations.
Men and women can absolutely be friends, and that’s what we need to be. Part of the problem is that we aren’t friends enough. Our relationships are negotiations, and that is not friendship.
I want to know what it is to build the foundation of the friendship for real, to have my best friend and not because we’re just intimate, but because we’re mentally intimate. So I’m waiting for that person to come into my life.
My friendship with The Doobie Brothers never really changed. We’re all still good friends, and I really admire those guys a lot.
Friends and good manners will carry you where money won’t go.
The fact is, with every friendship you make, and every bond of trust you establish, you are shaping the image of America projected to the rest of the world. That is so important. So when you study abroad, you’re actually helping to make America stronger.
Friendship language is, ‘You look nice tonight.’ Desire language is, ‘You look hot tonight.’
Good fellowship and friendship are lasting, rational and manly pleasures.
I know, firsthand, that soccer brings people together – all it takes is a ball and a few people, and the seeds of friendship are planted.
A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.
To embrace the whole world in friendship is wisdom. This wisdom is not changeable like the flowers that bloom and fade.
I think friendship in football is a massive part of the team.
There are no rules for friendship. It must be left to itself. We cannot force it any more than love.
We will pursue a relationship of friendship and co-operation with the United States, always rooted in mutual respect and in the defence of our fellow Mexicans who live and work honourably in that country.
The friendship that can cease has never been real.
I think most humans have experienced a time in their life where they were deeply in love, whether it’s romantic or familial or friendship love, with someone who didn’t feel the same way back.
Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves.
The Chinese go around with lollipops in their pockets. They have aid. They have friendship deals. They build you a Prime Minister’s office or President’s office or Parliament House or Foreign Ministry. For them, trade is an extension of their foreign policy.
What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests, an interchange of services given and received; it is, in sum, simply a business from which those involved propose to derive a steady profit for their own self-love.
The rare few, who, early in life have rid themselves of the friendship of the many.
I enjoy the time passing. I think it’s a privilege to be in friendship with time.
When I moved from Armenia to L.A., I moved to North Kingsley Drive. That was my street, that’s where I grew up and I saw everything there. I started skateboarding there. I witnessed homelessness, the poor, you know, I noticed gangs. I learned about friendship.
I gave Mitt Romney some donations for his campaign because he was a friend, and friendship came first. I’ve always been a Democrat, and I’ve had different views than Mitt Romney. I’m not Mitt Romney, and I think people will realize that when they meet me out there.
I’ll tell you what a friendship is to me. Friendship to me is, if my friends need my little finger to live, I’m going to have it cut off. I’m going to the hospital, they cut off my finger, and maybe I have a gold finger instead, and I become famous. But I still give it to my friend.
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.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
To avoid being mistaken for a sellout, I chose my friends carefully. The more politically active black students. The foreign students. The Chicanos. The Marxist professors and structural feminists and punk-rock performance poets.
My definition of a friend is somebody who adores you even though they know the things you’re most ashamed of.
We are committed to the development of friendship and good neighbourly relations with Pakistan. I believe that Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto shares this commitment.
Marriage: A friendship recognized by the police.
Often the magical elements in my books are standing in for elements of the real world, the small and magical-in-their-own-right sorts of things that we take for granted and no longer pay attention to, like the bonds of friendship that entwine our own lives with those of other people and places.
Among young people, often a key factor in them committing suicide is the trauma of transient relationships. They throw themselves into a friendship or network of friendships, then it collapses and they’re desolate.
There was really no friendship in modeling, though a certain amount of warmth comes from running into models you know on shoots, because you end up in so many unfamiliar places, from Alaska to Africa.
But amongst the drivers I don’t have friends at all. They are not my friends. It would never work to have a friendship, so I don’t make any effort to make friends.
Friendship is held to be the severest test of character. It is easy, we think, to be loyal to a family and clan, whose blood is in your own veins.
Primarily, ‘Black Girl/White Girl’ is the story of two very different, yet somehow ‘fated’ girls; for Genna, her ‘friendship’ with Minette is the most haunting of her life, though it is one-sided and ends in tragedy.
I criticized Nawaz Sharif’s personal friendship with Modi, but my point has been that there should be good and friendly ties between India and Pakistan at state level. But friendship between these two leaders hasn’t turned into a friendly relationship between the two states.
Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts.
Friendship, like the immortality of the soul, is too good to be believed.
Friendship is such an important thing to me, and I feel like the people who I love and help keep me whole – I can’t imagine a life without them.
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
Madam, I have been looking for a person who disliked gravy all my life; let us swear eternal friendship.
It may happen sometimes that a long debate becomes the cause of a longer friendship. Commonly, those who dispute with one another at last agree.
Caring for but never trying to own may be a further way to define friendship.
Much of my work over the years has developed the premise that women’s styles of friendship and conversation aren’t inherently better than men’s, simply different.
If you do something with acceptance and kindness, you can create a true friendship.
An excellent man; he has no enemies; and none of his friends like him.
I hear you younger people saying how many friends they have on the Internet. That’s nonsense. That’s not friends, that’s acquaintances. The word ‘friendship’ has lost its significance.
Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
You can never maintain a friendship if you don’t tell the truth, even if it hurts.
Time makes friendship stronger, but love weaker.
The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing… not healing, not curing… that is a friend who cares.
Friendship is something that creates equality and mutuality, not a reward for finding equality or a way of intensifying existing mutuality.
Friendship is the most important thing of all.
The potential strength of female friendship and the bonds that can be formed, especially over a lifelong relationship, is very profound.
It’s so great to be able to express the friendship between men.
Friendship is two-sided. It isn’t a friend just because someone’s doing something nice for you. That’s a nice person. There’s friendship when you do for each other. It’s like marriage – it’s two-sided.
I understand by this passion the union of desire, friendship, and tenderness, which is inflamed by a single female, which prefers her to the rest of her sex, and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being.
It’s business inside the ring, but outside it, it’s friendship and brotherhood. I try to do that with all my opponents.
In those early years in New York when I was a stranger in a big city, it was the companionship and later friendship which I was offered in the Linnean Society that was the most important thing in my life.
All you need to do to be my friend is like me.
I wanted to write a book about female friendship, because it’s a constant that goes right through to the end of our days. Over time, romantic love changes and often becomes something different, but friendship stays pretty much the same.
The first meaningful friendship moment we had was when Ant sent me a Fred Flintstone Christmas card and it said, ‘To Dec from Ant, have a yabba dabba do Christmas.’
Someone at school said I dance like a spider, and I’ve never got beyond that. It’s always been a running joke in my friendship groups.
A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
My writing partner, Nicki, and I became obsessed with a monologist who performs unscripted shows equipped with nothing more than scribbled bullet points and a glass of water. We wrote him a fan letter and found ourselves sharing lunch and eventually a friendship.
I would be willing to do almost anything to make Art happy. I care about our friendship. The only thing I won’t do is change the essence of my work.
Friends are the best to turn to when you’re having a rough day.
I didn’t like England. I couldn’t take the look of the place or the style of friendship. I need more intimacy from people than is considered okay there, and I felt that my personality and my enthusiasms weren’t understood. I had to put a big lid on myself.
Obviously, when you’re up against somebody you don’t like there’s extra motivation, but I don’t think any person going for an Olympic gold is going to put friendship first.
I experience for the American officers and soldiers that friendship which arises from having shared with them for a length of time dangers, sufferings, and both good and evil fortune.
The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them.
Sweet is the scene where genial friendship plays the pleasing game of interchanging praise.
When people have compassion, friendship, and unity, they speak and think in a constructive way to ensure national independence and prosperity.
Rejoicing in our joy, not suffering over our suffering, makes someone a friend.
From the Twitter responses we got with ‘Best Friends Forever’ and the small feedback we are getting as the show is meted out, I think people are seeing themselves in the show and enjoying seeing female friendship portrayed in the way it really is.
Friendship is a pretty full-time occupation if you really are friendly with somebody. You can’t have too many friends because then you’re just not really friends.
I have enjoyed most particularly reading the correspondence between Gustav Mahler and Richard Strauss. The genuine friendship, competitiveness and support that thread through their communications are life lessons for us all.
In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
During the 1950s, Aristotle Onassis and I formed what grew to be a close friendship and association in several business ventures.
And though my Lord hath lost his estate and been banished out of his country, yet neither despised poverty nor pinching necessity could make him break the bonds of friendship or weaken his loyal duty.
I knew I wanted to write about female friendship. I’ve got a few friends I’ve known since we were teenagers, who have spanned the decades, and I do find that a fascinating thing, that friendship can last that length of time.
Actually Pu La was my father’s friend and their friendship was very typical , as friends should be, fame did not come in between.
I do have a lot of time for people in my life, and friendship is a very important subject for me. I think I’m unusual among the writers I know in that respect.
Remember that a gesture of friendship, no matter how small, is always appreciated.
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.
One of the great things personally coming to Hawai’i is my friendship of Jim Nicholson.
We should have a good working friendship with the United States.
True happiness 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.
No one person can possibly combine all the elements supposed to make up what everyone means by friendship.
We always said our career was built on our friendship and that our friendship was the secret of our success. The career just happened by accident.
Our scientific age demands that we provide definitions, measurements, and statistics in order to be taken seriously. Yet most of the important things in life cannot be precisely defined or measured. Can we define or measure love, beauty, friendship, or decency, for example?
As far as ‘Final Destination’ and its creator, Jeffrey Reddick, are concerned, whenever Jeffrey calls, because of our friendship, I have to listen.
Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other’s little failings.
006 was such an interesting character and the film really explored his friendship with Bond and how it all went wrong, so it was a very personal journey for both characters.
That a friendship ends doesn’t mean it was weak from the outset; that it ends says nothing about its importance.
Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention.
On the relationship side, if you teach people to respond actively and constructively when someone they care about has a victory, it increases love and friendship and decreases the probability of depression.
One of my best friendships dwindled in the pub business – we still talk, but it challenged that friendship too much – and that taught me to go into football and find people that I can have good relations with but without being overly friendly.
I had always been aware of George’s importance to me, of the bond of friendship and of the sparkle and light, effervescence and electricity that suffused the music we made.
Suspicion is the cancer of friendship.
Friendship can only exist between persons with similar interests and points of view. Man and woman by the conventions of society are born with different interests and different points of view.
I want people to have learned from me. When you watch movies that we grew up on, they teach you life lessons about friendship, brotherhood, integrity, but it’s still funny and something you can watch as a family. I want to bring that back to our culture in general.
Share your smile with the world. It’s a symbol of friendship and peace.
Look, I worked with American Republican presidents and Democratic presidents, all of them, and each of them has shown a deep and profound friendship to Israel, you know? I can’t remember anybody who was in that sense negative as far as Israel is concerned.
Female friendship… I think you have friendships that come and go, and then there are ones that the girl becomes a part of your bones.
Some people are willing to betray years of friendship just to get a little bit of the spotlight.
In closing I wish to say that while I was sorely beset by a number of white riders in my racing days, I have also enjoyed the friendship of countless thousands of white men whom I class as among my closest friends.
There’s really not much friendship between the girls on tour. There’s so much rivalry and jealousy, so everyone just hangs out in their own camp. In the locker room and players’ lounge, you can feel the jealousy.
This airline is grateful for his extensive contributions and we will miss his friendship and support. We extend our deepest sympathies to the Casey family on its personal loss.
I got to sing with Placido Domingo… I got to sing with Aaron Neville, who is one of my favorites. Got to sing with Brian Wilson, one of the great high tenors. And Ricky Skaggs, a bluegrass tenor. I’m also proud of my musical friendship with Emmylou Harris.
Secrecy is the chastity of friendship.
India-Seychelles relations have been characterized by close friendship, understanding and cooperation.
Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased by short intermissions.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Without wearing any mask we are conscious of, we have a special face for each friend.
My last public performance for money was in 1967. For free, it was 1972, with the exception of two little one-shot, one-song things. But that’s just for friends, out of friendship for the people involved, and also because it was fun.
Impractical Jokers’ is all about friendship.
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.
All I required to be happy was friendship and people I could admire.
Even an animal, if you show genuine affection, gradually trust develops… If you always showing bad face and beating, how can you develop friendship?
Your Majesty may rest assured about my conduct towards the Comtesse de Provence; I will certainly try and gain her friendship and confidence, without going too far.
The ideal of all Kosovo is membership in the E.U. and a permanent friendship with the United States. I believe and I am convinced our dreams will come true.
True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks.
Love is a friendship set to music.
Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used.
The connection between someone in Leeds and a comedian in Los Angeles would probably never happen if it weren’t for MySpace, so it enables friendship and connection far more than it limits it.
As told in Friendship with God, if we simply decided to believe and act as if first, we’re all one, and second, life is eternal, it would render virtually everything we’ve done all our lives pointless.
As we all know, mental health matters, while we still have a long way to go, we’re starting to see the wheels turning for real and meaningful change. As a parent of young boys, the fact these conversations will be happening at home, in their friendship groups and in the classroom is so important.
Friendship is also about liking a person for their failings, their weakness. It’s also about mutual help, not about exploitation.
Once you’re on the pitch, you play for your team, and you want to win. During the year, you can play against friends – you can play against big friends and close friends – but once you are on the pitch, this friendship goes away, and you just focus on winning the game.
Shows like ‘Sex and the City’ got women involved again in a political way. They were drawn into the personal stories of the four women who together make up one complete cosmopolitan woman. We want to have community, and the show filled that void in our lives: friendship between women.
And we want to develop our strategy to partnership and friendship with the United States, which is connected with a very rich history but what is very important for our future.
Yes’m, old friends is always best, ‘less you can catch a new one that’s fit to make an old one out of.
Loyalty and friendship trumps politics for me.
To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind.
As is natural with contiguous states having like institutions and like aims of advancement and development, the friendship of the United States and Mexico has been constantly maintained.
I think in friendship, you want to be there for your friend, and sometimes you just don’t know what to do or the relationship you have with them is not clear enough for you to know what to do.
We want ‘Doll & Em’ to be something we’re proud of. We’d love to do another series, but it’s not the be-all and end-all. Our friendship is the be-all and end-all.
Why do we go around acting as though everything was friendship and reliability when basically everything everywhere is full of sudden hate and ugliness?
‘Safe Harbor’ is a state of mind… it’s the place – in reality or metaphor – to which one goes in times of trouble or worry. It can be a friendship, marriage, church, garden, beach, poem, prayer, or song.
Friendship is but another name for an alliance with the follies and the misfortunes of others. Our own share of miseries is sufficient: why enter then as volunteers into those of another?
A youth, when at home, should be filial and, abroad, respectful to his elders. He should be earnest and truthful. He should overflow in love to all and cultivate the friendship of the good. When he has time and opportunity, after the performance of these things, he should employ them in polite studies.
In my public service, I treasure my friendship with law enforcement officers. I admire what they do and support them in every aspect of their job. I have always looked upon law enforcement officers as my friends.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
I had more friends on my hockey team than I did on my soccer team. I might have been better at soccer, to be honest. But I think it was more the friendship, and my family was more of a hockey family than a soccer family, so when I had to make a decision, I tried hockey, and it turned out to be a good decision.
A man’s growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
Friendship is one of the most tangible things in a world which offers fewer and fewer supports.
I’m calling my book series the ‘with God series.’ And this next ‘with God’ book is Friendship with God, which comes out in November. This books challenges us to bring about the end of ‘better’ on this planet.
I don’t think men are that attracted by glamour. I think women are attracted by glamour. I think men are attracted by a sense of friendship.
I would like to raise my glass to friendship between Russia and the United States.
Despite the pain of his death, George is still very much alive in my memory today. A few years on from that tragic Christmas, I’ll sometimes catch myself thinking of our friendship and those years together as young kids in Wham!
I remember that Pu La had come for one of my premieres and I was patiently waiting to hear his verdict of my acting, but when he came out of the theatre during interval, all he asked me was about my father and his well being, such was their friendship.
I find that when I’m in a relationship, I’m just so ‘in it,’ you couldn’t even call it an art; it’s such embroilment. With a friendship, you can choose a little bit more how to behave. You can be guided more.
Rick Rubin and my father had a great friendship and it’s because of it that the work my dad did at the end of his life was created – that he felt creativity and invigorated again, even though he was being consumed by frailty.
Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship – never.
No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other’s worth.
Friendship with ones self is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
Whether it’s music, loss of something, loneliness or friendship – if that emotion is heightened in some way and painted to fit in between the covers of 32 pages, that can become a picture book.
There is no friendship in trade.
My message to the people and rulers of Pakistan is, ‘As neighbours, we want peace and friendship and cooperation with you so that together we can change the face of South Asia.’
Friendship at first sight, like love at first sight, is said to be the only truth.
General benevolence, but not general friendship, made a man what he ought to be.
It’s kind of a weird thing when you’ve been at the top of a division you’ve been in your entire career to kind of take a backseat because of friendship.
Pak-China friendship is higher than Himalayas, deeper than ocean, sweeter than honey, and stronger than steel.
Never have a companion that casts you in the shade.
I believe that friendship is life’s most precious and amazing gift and an incredibly powerful force.
I’m single, footloose and fancy free, I have no responsibilities, no anchors. Work, friendship and self-improvement, that’s me.
I definitely have guys that I’m friends with that I have a crush on, and you don’t want to ruin the friendship.
What’s quite nice about this whole folk movement is that it’s born out of genuine friendship. And nobody’s infringing on anybody’s space.
The friendship of Shostakovich cast a brilliant light over my whole life and whose spiritual qualities captured my soul once and for all time.
I wanted to show platonic friendship between men and women, because I think it is underutilised in fiction.
Nanda and I never discussed work. Our work never came in the way of our friendship. We were both down-to-earth and very Indian. Both of us attempted glamorous roles but soon realised that it’s better to play characters that were close to our personalities.
When the Taiwan Relations Act passed in 1979, our biggest concern was preventing the use of military force against Taiwan. Little did we know that our friends on Taiwan could so effectively use the space created by our friendship to revolutionize their political system.
A friendship has to be cultivated. A friendship you have to give time.
One sure way to lose another woman’s friendship is to try to improve her flower arrangements.
November 11, 1802, I arrived at Judge Patterson’s at Lisle. This respectable family treated me with every mark of distinction and friendship, and likewise all the people did the same. I really want for words to express my gratitude.
Friendship always benefits; love sometimes injures.
Marriage, for a woman at least, hampers the two things that made life to me glorious – friendship and learning.
No doubt, the most important thing in my career was my time with Mr. Bergman, with whom I worked in so many films and also in so many stage productions, so it was a continuous working relationship and also a friendship, of course, that lasted for so many years.
If you have one true friend you have more than your share.
A friend in power is a friend lost.
Football is about sacrifice, dedication, a lot of work, and friendship off the pitch.
I find that the Amazon comments often are exceptionally shrewd and insightful, so I’m not going to diss them. But you don’t really have any guarantees that what you’re reading wasn’t written out of friendship or spite.
I think everyone is always so surprised to see the friendship that I have with The Vixen. We are very supportive of each other.
The biggest direct influence on my career is Ben Edlund, who gave me my first real professional break and, through his friendship and example, turned me into a writer and a more critical thinker in general.
Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
Our way is straight and clear – the building up of a socialist democracy at home, with freedom and prosperity for all, and the maintenance of world peace and friendship with all nations abroad.
Watching John Lasseter’s films, I think I can understand better than anyone that what he’s doing, is going straight ahead with his vision and working really hard to get that vision into film form. And I feel that my understanding this of him is my friendship towards him.
You know, real life doesn’t just suddenly resolve itself. You have to keep working at it. Democracy, marriage, friendship. You can’t just say, ‘She’s my best friend.’ That’s not a given, it’s a process.
I cannot thank Don DeDonatis enough for his leadership of USSSA, his stewardship of our business initiatives, and his friendship to me over the years.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
Like any friendship or marriage, familiarity breeds more contempt, and love, and everything.
I force people to have coffee with me, just because I don’t trust that a friendship can be maintained without any other senses besides a computer or cellphone screen.
You find out who your real friends are when you’re involved in a scandal.
True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation.
Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for these wish well alike to each other qua good, and they are good in themselves.
Never explain – your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.
The enemies cannot destroy the king who has at his service the respect and friendship of the wise men who can find fault, disagree, and correct him.
I really enjoy writing about female friendship. It’s an endlessly interesting dynamic for me.
Love demands infinitely less than friendship.
I met Adrienne Bailon a bit over two years ago, we worked together and became friends. Our circles connected and we remained good friends. From a friendship, as two single adults we have very recently begun to explore a dating relationship.
Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.
I sacrificed a lot, in terms of friendship and family, from working so much at such a young age, but I wouldn’t be where I am if I hadn’t.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend.
I really think that technology has the greatest potential to accelerate happiness of most things in the world. The companies that will ultimately do well are the companies that chase happiness. If you find a way to help people find love, or health or friendship, the dollar will chase that.
I think for a lot of people, friendship is a relationship that gets devalued once they move on to what people consider to be more important relationships: once you find a partner or when you have kids.
When friendship disappears then there is a space left open to that awful loneliness of the outside world which is like the cold space between the planets. It is an air in which men perish utterly.
It’s always really challenging trying to go from player to player/coach. You have a kind of friendship basis of relationship with all of your teammates, and now you go to this power position where you have to make decisions that might hurt people’s feelings.
All who consult on doubtful matters, should be void of hatred, friendship, anger, and pity.
I think the way to keep a friendship is to respect that everybody is different.
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.
I love life in spite of all that mars it. I love friendship, jokes and laughter.
Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.
You can’t build anything with a flimsy foundation. Friendship is the foundation.
There is a very thin line between relationship and friendship.
Of course I took advantage of the publicity that surrounded my friendship with Princess Margaret.
Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.
Kuwait has been a strong partner to the United States, and the royal family has maintained an enduring and sincere friendship with my family for generations.
The real test of friendship is: can you literally do nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple?
The essence of true friendship is to make allowance for another’s little lapses.
There is nothing like mortal fear to galvanize a friendship.
If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred than friendship.
I think quite a lot of people have a friendship or a love that’s gone like that and it never quite reconciles properly.
Usually, you don’t have commitment promises in a friendship. Usually, it just grows.
Moral science is better occupied when treating of friendship than of justice.
The knot of intimacy at the center of ‘Ten Thousand Saints’ is the friendship between Teddy McNicholas and Jude Keffy-Horn.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
I hope to continue my friendship with France and its filmmakers for many years to come.
Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.
Friends confront each other sometimes, and sometimes the friendship lasts, and sometimes it doesn’t.
There was a time when I thought dudes had friendship all figured out. The focus on eating things in front of giant screens, pretending to punch one another, competing over who can utter the grossest and most profane personal insults imaginable – this struck me as the very apex of human social exchange.
I want to sing of humanity, friendship, what’s happening to the Earth and the like.
Show me a genuine case of platonic friendship, and I shall show you two old or homely faces.
I was desperate for a friend, and I used to lie in bed at night thinking about what it would be like. My younger brothers and sisters had friends, and I used to watch them playing to try to work out what they did and how friendship worked.
Real friendship, like real poetry, is extremely rare – and precious as a pearl.
For me my friendship with Omar Rodriguez from Mars Volta that friendship really means a lot to me because he’s another creative person who works as hard as I do.
Friendship without self-interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life.
I want my friend to miss me as long as I miss him.
Friendship brings in a lot of honesty and trust into any relationship, especially a marriage.
Russia and China thawed their frosty relationship in the 1990s and signed a friendship treaty in 2001, but China’s rise has increased tensions in every regional relationship.
I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.
Music is the social act of communication among people, a gesture of friendship, the strongest there is.
What I particularly like about Broadway is the camaraderie and the friendship of other people in other shows. Everybody knows you’re opening and cares about you. There’s a real village atmosphere.
True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone.
Friendship needs no words – it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness.
I’m loyal, and I like my friends. Friendship enriches your life and makes it more interesting.
I despise shows that present friendship where you’re always there for each other and really strong because I don’t know anyone like that. I mean, I’ve got great friends, but I can go months without seeing them because I think, ‘I just can’t deal with having to give you anything.’
MySpace gives our members the ability to reach such an incredible range of people and have direct contact with them. I’m not sure how that devalues friendship so much as it expands the range of potential friends you can have.
Ultimately, it’s a sense of camaraderie and friendship with local people that is core to my journeys.
I have a very close friendship with the skaters.
A lot of the powerful religious leaders, from Jesus to Buddha to Tibetan monks, they’re really talking about the same things: love and acceptable, and the value of friendship, and respecting yourself so you can respect others.
Sustaining true friendship is a lot more challenging than we give it credit for.
When you’ve known someone for so long you never lose that friendship.
The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.
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.
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
Love can happen any moment, anywhere, but I am also a person who believes more in friendship than love, relationships, and affairs.
I’ve become close with Masoud Esmaeilpour and consider him a friend. We send each other messages from time to time on Instagram, checking in to see how the other is doing. Whenever I see him, he’s always a gentleman, giving me tips about my next opponent. There is a tremendous amount of respect in our friendship.
Value your friendship. Value your relationships.
The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.
I have two or three guys that I’m really close to. We have a great friendship, and I think that helps our songwriting relationship. It’s hard to start… with new people and cover the ground that I’ve covered with those guys.
The real ‘Lord of the Flies’ is a tale of friendship and loyalty; one that illustrates how much stronger we are if we can lean on each other.
One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
Maybe having to pretend to be in love with someone and then jump into bed with them breaks the ice very quickly; friendship follows fast.
When I met Bjork, I felt like it was a friendship first; it was like an oxygen you get from a person you only can exist with symbiotically. It’s one of the most beautiful relationships I’ve had. She is incredible.
I don’t know if I’ve ever been in a clique. The older I’ve gotten, the more I’ve realized what a true friend really is. So my friendship circle has changed a bit.
That was the day I began cutting classes and returning to TV tapings; it ultimately led to a friendship with Johnny O, and an increasing fascination and respect for what he did.
If you go to the Air and Space Museum in Washington, you can see the burn patterns on Friendship 7.
The ideal friendship is to feel as one while remaining two.
I love the Dream Theater guys dearly and have a long history, friendship, and bond that runs incredibly deep with them – it’s just that I think we are in serious need of a little break.
A lot of times, in our culture and our society, we put romantic love somehow on a higher plane than self-love and friendship love. You can’t do that. You have to honor and really fully invest in all these different loving relationships.
I think faith helps me a lot. God wants you to be where He wants you to be, and that’s where I want to be. If I do not get a part, I understand that maybe I needed to be home at that time, maybe in school; there’s always a reason. My faith is also where my core friends are, at my church, a faith-based friendship.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
When you sit down to eat at a table, you are ready to take in nourishment – we all need to eat to live. Even in primal tribes, people ate together. It’s the opening for friendship.
I’ve got some great guy friends. They can start out as crushes. But when you realize something isn’t going to happen, you make a choice whether or not the friendship is worth it. And it usually is. Then you can laugh about the fact that you used to have a crush on him or he had one on you.
Loyalty and friendship, which is to me the same, created all the wealth that I’ve ever thought I’d have.
Friends are the siblings God never gave us.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
There are some good space battles in some of the later series, but that wasn’t why you were tuning in every week. You were tuning in every week because Spock was a fascinating character. Because his friendship with Kirk was profound and really unusual.
I’ve heard stories of people, even celebrities that have gone online, pretended to be someone they weren’t, and conducted a 5-year friendship via e-mail. Then, they got married because they really love each other from all that communication.
One win more, one defeat more. There are other important things: family, friendship, values.
Today, I, too, wish to reaffirm that I intend to continue on the path toward improved relations and friendship with the Jewish people, following the decisive lead given by John Paul II.
Unfortunately, most actors are so insecure that to build a friendship on that kind of foundation is very difficult. So I definitely know a lot of people in this industry, but I don’t have any 4 A. M. friends as such.
I have great friends in film industry but professionalism and friendship are two different cups of tea.
Great is the victory, but the friendship of all is greater.
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
There has to be chemistry in a duet, but if you go beyond the point of friendship and attraction, you lose something.
Here’s a news flash: No soldier gives his life. That’s not the way it works. Most soldiers who make a conscious decision to place themselves in harm’s way do it to protect their buddies. They do it because of the bonds of friendship – and it goes so much deeper than friendship.
Throughout its history, the international Olympic Committee has struggled to spread its ideal of fraternity, friendship, peace and universal understanding.
Our first conversation went like: ‘So, what do you do in the Philippines for fun?’ ‘Well, I like to rap and breakdance.’ And Will was like, ‘What?? Me too!’ That sparked our friendship and from then on, we were inseparable.
The only things that are really permanent are love, family, friendship, and that is a lesson. At the end of the day, that’s really what it boils down to. The rest of it is just stuff.
The first two lessons, which we learned early in our efforts to be good member missionaries, have made sharing the Gospel much easier: We simply can’t predict who will or won’t be interested in the Gospel, and building a friendship is not a prerequisite to inviting people to learn about the Gospel.
A man’s friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.
Marriage is generally based on more equality and deeper friendship than in the past, but even so, it is hard for it to compensate for the way that work has devoured time once spent cultivating friendships.
When David Fincher called me up a few years ago and said, ‘Hey, I’d like you to score this film ‘The Social Network,’ I said, ‘I’m flattered, but I really don’t have any real experience scoring films, and I’d rather not screw it up on a high-profile project. And I like you and I don’t want to compromise our friendship.’
Love, friendship, networking – these are all critical connections and the foundation of a healthy, happy life.
Rock n’ roll as a genre is different from pop and hip hop: it is about bands, and that for me suggests brotherhood, family, friendship and community.
I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
I still have a great friendship with my eldest son’s mum. She’s my mate. We have this wonderful son who’s 6 ft. 3, gorgeous, and I’m his dad. I’ve not been a total failure.
A healthy friendship is one where you share your true feelings without fearing the end of the relationship. It’s also one where you sometimes have to let things that bug you slide. The tough moments will make you wiser about yourself and each other. They will also make you stronger and closer as friends.
Where is instruction in relationships, in the management of career, in the raising of children, in the pursuit of friendship, in the wise approach to anxiety and death? All this sort of stuff I craved to learn about when I was a student and down to this day.
Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree.
Friendship formed in the glamour industry comes with mutual benefits, which is nice, but it is not the real deal.
I realized that everything I had to do I could not do on my own, and so I was almost obliged to put myself in God’s hands, to trust in Jesus who – while I wrote my book on him – I felt bound to by an old and more profound friendship.
To like and dislike the same things, this is what makes a solid friendship.
Friendship, of itself a holy tie, is made more sacred by adversity.
Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
At the beginning of the new century, it is the common aspiration of the peoples of the two countries to deepen mutual understanding, enhance trust, develop friendship and strengthen cooperation.
Your experiences will be yours alone. But truth and best friendship will rarely if ever disappoint you.
Don’t flatter yourselves that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. On the contrary, the nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become.
There is no friendship out there. When you race, you have to fight. That’s it.
My theme is, ‘The spirit of friendship is the balance of life.’ Not money. Not the World Series. It’s friendship. The relationships I have with people, that’s enough to keep me happy.
Love and esteem are the first principles of friendship; it is always imperfect if either of these two are wanting.
I believe the friendship of the Games still exists. There is a tremendous camaraderie and atmosphere at the Olympic and Commonwealth Games – where else could you go and sit down and have breakfast with a Russian weightlifter, an East German sprinter, and an Indian fencer and talk about different cultures and problems?
A friend is an emotional bond, just like friendship is a human experience.
Around the time I graduated from high school, I decided better to underachieve and have friendship than to overachieve and be alone.
Of course, the E.U. were never going to welcome Brexit. Some sour grapes were inevitable. That’s why we worked hard to leave on positive terms, extending the arm of friendship.
A friend is a beloved mystery; dearest always because he is not ourself, and has something in him which it is impossible for us to fathom. If it were not so, friendship would lose its chief zest.
We became friends as we became a band. Our friendship evolved as the band evolved. It had its ups and downs, but it was mostly ups for the four of us. We got along well almost all of the time. Hey! We liked each other and we still do.
The part which American friendship played in helping us to win the freedom we enjoy in this part of Ireland has been gratefully recognized and acknowledged by our people.
A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.
I came to know Gore Vidal in the mid-1980s, when I was living in southern Italy, virtually a neighbour, and our friendship lasted until his death in 2012. Needless to say, he was a complicated and often combative man.
We wouldn’t ever sit down and pretend that our friendship didn’t fall apart back in the late ’80s. It wasn’t like there was a massive bust-up. We just drifted apart.
To be poor does not mean you lack the means to extend charity to another. You may lack money or food, but you have the gift of friendship to overwhelm the loneliness that grips the lives of so many.
If you’re going through friendship issues, I would say, first of all take a step back. How important is the friendship to you? Sometimes, if someone’s not being a good friend to you and isn’t treating you the way you should be treated, then you kind of have to move on sometimes.
The bonds of friendship that I forged in my college days are still going strong.
Where would you be without friends? The people to pick you up when you need lifting? We come from homes far from perfect, so you end up almost parent and sibling to your friends – your own chosen family. There’s nothing like a really loyal, dependable, good friend. Nothing.
Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
You should never undermine friendship and loyalty.
Sincere friendship towards God, in all who believe him to be properly an intelligent, willing being, does most apparently, directly, and strongly incline to prayer; and it no less disposes the heart strongly to desire to have our infinitely glorious.
It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.
A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.
There would be no Mauro Ranallo in MMA, or maybe even period, to be truly honest with you… without Bas Rutten’s friendship, mentorship, and just belief in my talents.
I love ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ and ‘Extras’ and also ‘The Trip.’ That had all the nuances of friendship and finding things out about their lives without it being too much plot-driven.
What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun. A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk.
‘Walking and Talking’ is my love letter to books, ’70s television, music and friendship.
Blunders, no, only friendship binds us to honesty – attracting crypts of mushrooms in the wake of our snowboards.
When I read ‘Stand By Me,’ it was like, ‘This is a look back at the same time period when I was growing up, and it was about kids, but it really felt like what it was like to have those powerful feelings of friendship at age 12.’ That’s what got to me.
I think it’s important to have closure in any relationship that ends – from a romantic relationship to a friendship. You should always have a sense of clarity at the end and know why it began and why it ended. You need that in your life to move cleanly into your next phase.
With friendship, it’s hard sometimes – you don’t outgrow your friends, but you do question how people are friends to you in different ways and how it’s okay to cultivate other relationships outside of that.
With the publication of my book, Melania and Me: The Rise and Fall of My Friendship With the First Lady,’ I have exercised my right to free expression.
Plunderous is the palate I gift to you, openly I hug the universe of our friendship expanding its outer limit.
In romance, we feel the need to zoom in and expound on our partner’s foibles in intimate detail; in friendship, we tend to do the opposite, avoiding confrontation through fear, lethargy or both.
I really wasn’t even aware that Batman and Superman had this kind of grudging friendship.
Roose is a very cold, pragmatic guy, and he’s a survivor. He makes choices based on that, and friendship goes out the window.
It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship.
If Reagan had intelligence information that showed that the upheaval in Egypt is actually Democratic in spirit, then he would have, I believe, turned his back on Mubarak, even though there’s a long friendship between the United States and Egypt.
Stretching back nearly three decades, Brian Williams and I have forged an enduring friendship. It all began in 1986 at WCAU-TV in Philadelphia and has resulted in a set of noteworthy experiences, amazing successes, and a bunch of trips to NASCAR speedways.
Let me be very clear: my friendship with my friends ends where the interest of the country begins.
People of noble character are afraid of keeping friendship with dishonorable people. But people of discreditable character consider friendship with the dishonorable as a blood relationship.
My first experiences of academic friendship made me smile in after years when I looked back on them. But my circle of acquaintances had gradually grown so large that it was only natural new friendships should grow out of it.
Before the flowers of friendship faded friendship faded.
A girl does not treat a possible lover with unvarying simplicity and directness. In all its phases, love is complex; friendship is not.
Opposition is true friendship.
I am thrilled to receive the Sondheim Award from the wonderful Signature Theatre. I have already received the invaluable gift of over twenty-five years of collaboration and friendship with Steve. Now I get to have his award, too!
It seems to me that trying to live without friends is like milking a bear to get cream for your morning coffee. It is a whole lot of trouble, and then not worth much after you get it.
If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own.
Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends.
Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.
It became very clear to the director that it would be foolish not to use our friendship. I had tried to talk to him about it because all the relationships in the film are so, not negative, but antagonistic. There’s not a lot of love going around.
It is impossible to preserve my friendship with people who are allegedly leaders when they are attacking their own people, shooting at them, using tanks and other forms of heavy weaponry.
I made my first white women friends in college; they loved me and were loyal to our friendship, but I understood, as they did, that they were white women and that whiteness mattered.
If I’m right, the only reason our species is still around is because of our friendship with the canines.
True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.
One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
When I was working on my first novel, ‘The Quilter’s Apprentice,’ I knew I wanted to write about friendship, especially women’s friendship and how women use friendship to sustain themselves and nurture each other.
Of all possessions a friend is the most precious.
I am proud to represent these men and women who empower people in developing nations and promote the Peace Corps mission of peace and friendship. These volunteers are making major strides to improve the lives of people and communities around the world.
How can sincerity be a condition of friendship? A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
Anything can be done if you find friends to do it with. The lucky biographers find themselves drawn into a sort of friendship with their subject.
Friendship is Love without his wings!
False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.
The second one, the joint Truth and Friendship Commission, which we started now with Indonesia, that is the one that has been criticized; its terms of reference call for providing amnesty for those who cooperate in telling the truth. It does not lead to prosecution.
Longevity in friendship is very important and one of the keys to the foundation of a happy life.
I think in order to really create something special, it has to be built on some foundation. And I think friendship is a good foundation you could always tap back on if you don’t agree. So for me, it’s not dating, it’s more so friendship.
Love is like the wild rose-briar; Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly?
It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.
We are going to extend our frank hand to seek a relation of friendship – I repeat – of cooperation with the United States.
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Friendship is accepting a person with all their qualities – good and bad.
The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity.
Friendship has always belonged to the core of my spiritual journey.
When I am linked with close friends, it affects my friendship with them, and that’s upsetting.
One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.
No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.
Business, you know, may bring you money, but friendship hardly ever does.
The most important thing for me is to have real friendship between Egyptians and Americans.
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship – never.
I haven’t expressed this too much in public, but I have a friendship to a degree with Bruce Springsteen.
Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.
The Bush Administration’s failure to be consistently involved in helping Israel achieve peace with the Palestinians has been both wrong for our friendship with Israel, as well as badly damaging to our standing in the Arab world.
My characters have never waged a war against any gender. They are all about friendship and being loyal to your friends.
I started to work when I was really young. For me, friendship is work, and work is friendship. Those who are next to me and that have been there for a long time are those who can work with me, play football with me, and go watch a film with me.
My book ‘Ali Pasha’ tells the true story of a young sailor Henry Friston, who, in the hell-fire of battle, forms an unusual friendship.
If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give.
The key to doing ‘Harold and Kumar’ movies is you make it earnest. Primarily what we do is make Harold and Kumar’s relationship and friendship believable, and we don’t actually work on being that funny.
Laughter is not a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is the best ending for one.
Whenever people reach out the hand of friendship towards me, I am not going to refuse that hand.
Life is all about the friendship and the love and the music. It sounds silly, but it is. I want to have that experience as much as I can as an adult, not as a kid doing something that people are telling her she has to do. If anyone gets in my way, I’m going to get them out of my way.
A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.
Saks helps to empower women through how they look and feel – and Bumble wants to give all women a platform to connect with other empowered women, whether that’s in dating, friendship, or business.
She is a friend of mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order. It’s good, you know, when you got a woman who is a friend of your mind.
I am deeply spiritual; I revel in those things that make for good – the things that we can do to shed a little light, to help place an oft-dissonant universe back in tune with itself… Long live art, long live friendship, long live the joy of life!
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
I want to use my connections with coaches, players, celebrities, whomever, and if I can take that friendship and use it to help someone else, I’m going to take advantage of that. I’m not going to apologize for that.
I think ageing is challenging, surprising, fun, and full of friendship, so that is the approach I’ll take, objecting to the stigmatization of ageing in so many modern societies.
Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books – especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day.
I think ‘Pretty Little Liars’ is going to be hugely popular for adults, for kids, for girls, for guys, you know, something for everyone to look at, and the stories are going to be great. There’s suspense every week. The friendship is really fun to watch. I think it’s going to have something for everybody.
Our species uses music and dance to express various feelings: love, joy, comfort, ceremony, knowledge, and friendship. And each one is distinct and widely recognized within cultures. Love songs cause us to move slowly and fluidly, for example, while songs of joy inspire us to dance in a full-body aerobic way.
Experts on romance say for a happy marriage there has to be more than a passionate love. For a lasting union, they insist, there must be a genuine liking for each other. Which, in my book, is a good definition for friendship.
It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.
Prosecutors say it would be next to impossible to get one teen to testify in court that another had slipped him or her a copied disc at lunchtime. And besides, isn’t sharing music a time-honored part of teen friendship?
That friendship will not continue to the end which is begun for an end.
Each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.
That’s so rare in the world of TV or film to have a genuine friendship turn into something that people watch, that people relate to. That’s so unique.
Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.
The most important thing I gave the Beatles was my friendship. They trusted me: there was no fear in being photographed.
The most real thing of all, the only thing any of us wants, is to matter to somebody. To feel and share love, even on a friendship level or as deep as a romantic one. Who doesn’t want that?
Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones.
I have discovered that my interest in my dear pupil, Mabel, has ripened into a far deeper feeling than that of mere friendship. In fact, I know that I have learned to love her very sincerely.
Success always necessitates a degree of ruthlessness. Given the choice of friendship or success, I’d probably choose success.
There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven’t yet met.
When I was growing up, I thought everything was a life of friendship, respect, and sharing. But I discovered that unfortunately, you have people who aren’t behaving in the same way but have hatred.
I would have told him that I appreciated his friendship through the years and that I had learned a lot from him. I really loved Frank like you do a brother.
Taft was Roosevelt’s handpicked successor. I didn’t know how deep the friendship was between the two men until I read their almost four hundred letters, stretching back the to early ’30s. It made me realize the heartbreak when they ruptured was much more than a political division.
I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
I can tell you, dearest friend, that if it became known how much friendship, love and a world of human and spiritual references I have smuggled into these three movements, the adherents of programme music – should there be any left – would go mad with joy.
The friendship we share grows amidst the craggy rock pond; reeds of water spray fireflies scented with bonfires.
When we look at the wider picture, the relationship between the U.K. and America, I know how valuable the friendship is between our two nations. As home secretary, I can tell the House that the importance of the relationship between our countries, the unparalleled sharing of intelligence between our countries, is vital.
The arrogance that says analysing the relationship between reasons and causes is more important than writing a philosophy of shyness or sadness or friendship drives me nuts. I can’t accept that.
It is difficult to obtain the friendship of a cat. It is a philosophical animal… one that does not place its affections thoughtlessly.
But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.
Any friendship or relationship is about a language.
When I turned about 14, I developed a friendship with this guy whose mom was the secretary to Ernest Angley, the faith healer, who’s very popular in the Midwest. He had a television show, and he was sort of like Liberace mixed with Jerry Falwell – very glitzy, very high-tech.
Friendship is inexplicable, it should not be explained if one doesn’t want to kill it.
Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.
I think what ‘The Hobbit’ and Middle-earth deal in are quite universal and timeless themes of honour and love and friendship… so they’re things that do resonate with people.
It may be a cold, clammy thing to say, but those that treat friendship the same as any other selfishness seem to get the most out of it.
I realized it’s important to have love in your life, it’s important to have friendship, it’s very important to have mentors and family.
Some people are willing to betray years of friendship just to get a little bit of the spotlight.
There’s such a connection between Vietnam and America, but it should be one of friendship. Not bitterness. Not enemies.
Big Red Machine is really a community effort: I guess it involves almost 30 musicians. It does come out of our friendship, but it’s really something that is deeply collaborative.
Matching tattoos don’t ensure the longevity of a friendship, any more than any other mutual hardship.
How delightful to find a friend in everyone.
Because of the friendship and common interests our two nations share, the U.S. has a stake in Ethiopia’s prosperity, stability and success.
He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.
Love comes in all different shapes and forms – from friendship and sisters and mums – and as I’ve got older, I’ve definitely learned that some of my happiest times have been when I’ve been on my own.
To me, Green Arrow in the past, what people loved about Oliver Queen pre-New 52 was his relationships with other heroes. Like his friendship with Green Lantern, his animosity with Hawkman, his romance with Black Canary – these are all the things that sort of defined him.
Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
My aim is to create a happy society with genuine friendship. Friendship between Tibetan and Chinese peoples is very essential.
Whenever there is a new song out, we’ll sometimes try to rehearse a celebration so when one of us scores a goal, we can celebrate it together. I find this a nice thing between team-mates to show the friendship between us, and I try to do this whenever I can.
It’s very difficult to put it into words or really put your finger on exactly what it was that people found so attractive about Wham! But it was a lot to do with George and me and our friendship.
We must reach out our hand in friendship and dignity both to those who would befriend us and those who would be our enemy.
Friendship is a sheltering tree.
Friends… they cherish one another’s hopes. They are kind to one another’s dreams.
Our friendship was based on my payouts. That wasn’t a friendship when – as, for example, it’s me, my friends, we are friends for many years, and it doesn’t matter for me what the position is, where they work; we simply are friends. And with Mr. Berezovsky, our friendship was based on my payoffs.
I am aloof by nature. I mind my own business. I’m good with everyone, and I get along fine with people. But work is work, and friendship is friendship. I never mix the two.
I didn’t have any Indigenous friends until I was in my 30s, and I’ll always remember and be inspired by the remarkable friendship I had with Connie Bush, an outstanding Indigenous leader from Groot Eylandt on who was on the National Women’s Advisory Council with me.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
It’s been increasingly hard to make small stories about female friendship, and, definitely, those stories don’t have any shot of getting a theatrical release.
We wanted to create a show that put our friendship on display.
There are lots of things going on for teenagers, with exam stress, changing friendship groups, becoming independent, and all those hormone changes affecting you.
Marriage is the highest state of friendship. If happy, it lessens our cares by dividing them, at the same time that it doubles our pleasures by mutual participation.
Friendship is the complete explanation of what a Cheetah Girl is – if you have that true friendship, you can conquer anything you want.
My mom and I always had a great bond. It was always a natural friendship bond since early on. My mom was 18 when she had me.
The firmest friendship is based on an identity of likes and dislikes.
The most deadly fruit is borne by the hatred which one grafts on an extinguished friendship.
The beginning of a friendship, the fact that two people out of the thousands around them can meet and connect and become friends, seems like a kind of magic to me. But maintaining a friendship requires work. I don’t mean that as a bad thing. Good art requires work as well.
Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend.
My inspiration are the woman, friendship, and loneliness.
It wasn’t love at first sight with Matt – we were friends at the beginning, and our friendship developed.
I don’t think I could live with someone that I didn’t have an intellectual friendship with.
I’ve often been told that I’m a 30-year-old trapped in a teenager’s body. I don’t know how I feel about that, but I’ll take it, I guess. I’m definitely mature, and I’m the one that takes care of everyone in my friendship group.
Love and friendship exclude each other.
It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship.
‘Dil Chahta Hai’ is not the first film about friendship. ‘Lakshya’ is not the first film about war and coming of age.
‘The Disaster Artist’ isn’t really about ‘The Room.’ It’s about friendship and how dreams can come true.
I mix talents and friendship, which is not very professional, but it’s my way of thinking. So I love Azzedine Alaia, because I’ve known him for 30 years, and he’s making my dresses most of the time.
The two most misused words in the entire English vocabulary are love and friendship. A true friend would die for you, so when you start trying to count them on one hand, you don’t need any fingers.
I feel friendship towards philosophers, but towards sophists, teachers of literature, or any other such kind of godforsaken people, I neither feel friendship now, nor may I ever do so in the future.
Sweat makes good friendship cement.
It’s quite difficult to write about female friendship without it seeming to be a very niche subject. It’s a difficult balance.
You turn ‘Insecure’ on, and you see a sea of brown. You see at the core of it a strong friendship between two brown-skinned girls.
Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements. I have known the breach of a promise to dine or sup to break up more than one intimacy.
I think people just like seeing friendship. I think people like seeing people who just drive each other up the wall, but at same time, can’t live without each other.
Acquaintances we meet, enjoy, and can easily leave behind; but friendship grows deep roots.
One’s friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
I think I’d probably be really good friends with Hulk Hogan. I think we’d get along, and I’d, like, chill him out because he’d be all rambunctious and rowdy, and I’d be like, ‘Chill out, Hulk Hogan. Everything will be okay.’ And he’d be like, ‘Thanks, Ron.’ And then we’d form a friendship.
When a friend is in trouble, don’t annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.
On one side, citizens have great respect for the United States; they have a great feeling of friendship. That is solid. But in the opposition and in the political arena I often find criticism of the closeness of relations with the United States. That is a reality.
Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.
Restoration of friendship with Russia, our biggest neighbor, is necessary for our peace and economy.
People come in and out of our lives, and the true test of friendship is whether you can pick back up right where you left off the last time you saw each other.
Meg Ryan is a beautiful and courageous woman. I grieve the loss of her companionship but I’ve not lost the friendship. We talk all the time and that was what our connection was about. She has a wonderful mind and we just like a chat.
I told God, ‘I don’t want a man. I don’t want more gold albums. The only thing I want is the love, friendship, and presence of my mother.’ And God gave it to me.
Like ‘Uncanny X-Men,’ ‘New Excalibur’ is the story of people thrown together by fate and wild circumstance who find their way to true and lasting friendship.
Ours is a career built on a friendship, not a friendship built on a career.
What gay culture is before it is anything else, before it is a culture of desire or a culture of subversion or a culture of pain, is a culture of friendship.
The world is more competitive and social media drives this. It’s woman against woman when it comes to appearance, possessions and friendship circles.
Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty.
CPEC is an epoch-making project going to put Pakistan-China friendship and their economic cooperation to new heights.
It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means.
There is no friendship in trade.
The joys of friendship inert the heart and fizzy home bouncing jubilantly with laughter-buttered love.
So many of my favorite stories, in any medium, are about friendship. Those relationships are so often just as emotional and complex as any romantic or family dynamics, and yet there’s a dearth of resonant, grounded films about platonic bonds in American films.
If the food of friendship is time together, how do we make the time to ensure we’re all fed? My friends and I have recently come across a way to keep each other close. It fits into our lifestyles despite busy schedules and a surfeit of children. We call it the ‘kibbutz.’
I loved the whole idea, first of all, of what friendship is. Very often, there are people that somehow you don’t know how to declare that you are their friend, but you are their friend. That happens in a lot in high school. And outside of high school.
Two of man’s basic needs are to love and to share. Both of these needs are satisfied in greater or lesser degree by friendship.
You are almost not free, if you are teaching a group of graduate students, to become friends with one of them. I don’t mean anything erotically charged, just a friendship.
Anyone born in the year 1950 who grew to fancy themselves as a soulful 18-year-old bought ‘Songs of Leonard Cohen’ upon its original release in 1968. For many of them, it was the beginning of a lifelong friendship.
We are aware that globalization doesn’t mean global friendship but global competition and, therefore, conflict. That doesn’t mean we will all destroy each other, but it is no happy global village, either.
Best-friend tattoos require so much prep work, which adds to their legitimacy. First, a friendship must be deep enough to warrant the rite; then the perfect symbol must be found to forge the bond.
I’m quite obsessed with the idea of nailing the girl friendship. It’s such an art, so delicate.
The steady discipline of intimate friendship with Jesus results in men becoming like Him.
I’ve learned that friendship does not equate business, business does not equate friendship.
It’s kind of crazy to think that I’ve now been divorced longer than I was married, but I appreciate the journey, because it brought my ex and I back to a friendship that helped us become great co-parents.
If one of two lovers is loyal, and the other jealous and false, how may their friendship last, for Love is slain!
Never be afraid to meet to the hilt the demand of either work, or friendship – two of life’s major assets.
True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island… to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing.
I love all girl squads. I’m all for, like, girl power and friendship, and I’m all about that.
To build a friendship takes so much time and so many years. To ruin it, just seconds.
Never was a man further from a partiality for Spain than I am. But I think I now have left them in a sincere and steady intention to cultivate the friendship of America.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Everybody knows that Coutinho is a great footballer – here in England, they call him ‘The Magician.’ He made his decision to join Barcelona, but every time we meet and play for the Selecao, we have a good chat and maintain that friendship. He is an exceptional guy and one of the best friends football has given me.
Establishing a friendship after divorce takes great effort and a lot of swallowing of your pride and ego.
But I think ‘Love, Actually’ has a very realistic view of human nature in line with the latest scientific evidence. The opening scene, where Hugh Grant’s character talks about the arrivals gate at Heathrow, is about friendship and connection, it’s about who we really are as a species.
Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
We will seek friendship and goodwill with the nations of the world – but we do so with the understanding that it is the right of all nations to put their own interests first.
Friendship! Mysterious cement of the soul, Sweet’ner of life, and solder of society.
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
When you think back in history about producers and artists or writers who’ve had good synergy, a lot of times they date, or they’re married, or there’s a friendship and a kinship.
A true friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else.
No matter what message you are about to deliver somewhere, whether it is holding out a hand of friendship, or making clear that you disapprove of something, is the fact that the person sitting across the table is a human being, so the goal is to always establish common ground.
I play- it’s kind of like a slice-of-life, LA women in their forties, playing forty kind of what’s their friendship like, and what’s their life like and so I just play one of the four friends.
There’s nothing that makes me cry and laugh more than stories about friendship.
Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status. Such friendships will never give you any happiness.
I saw some really amazing stuff with Axl. We worked really well together. We were good friends. And I hope to perhaps have that friendship back one day, although it’s not something I wait around for.
When I was first pitched the show, I was like, ‘Oh, God, a soapy show called ‘Mistresses.” But it wasn’t that at all. It wasn’t a bunch of women pulling guns on each other and stabbing each other in the back. We really have a core friendship.
Friendship is something whose depth fits human aspirations and fulfills human possibilities. It has heft to it, as a gold-piece does and a gambling chip does not.
I noticed that no matter where I went in the country, there was this group of questions that got asked. I would track them and keep them in categories. Like body image, school, family, friendship, you name it, the emotional life of a teenage girl.
In the end, believe me, there will be no friendship between Trump and Putin.
A band is a good way to break up a friendship.
Friendship… is not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.
I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.
I grew up watching Hong Kong noir films. As a kid, I often imagined myself playing the lead role in such movies, performing gun fights and sacrificing myself for the sake of friendship.
‘Mistresses’ is about the lives of four women, each going through different versions of infidelity. Their longtime friendship is what gets them through extremely challenging times.
Shawn Spears, he is a scumbag. He decided, after years of friendship with one of the greatest men to ever live Cody Rhodes, to waffle him with a chair. No one should be laying a finger on that man, he is a saint.
Forgiveness is that subtle thread that binds both love and friendship. Without forgiveness, you may not even have a child one day.
True friends stab you in the front.
When Ted Williams was here, inducted into the Hall of Fame 37 years ago, he said he must have earned it, because he didn’t win it because of his friendship with the writers. I guess in that way, I’m proud to be in this company that way.
No one works with an actor or a director for friendship.
Most of the things in your life are not in your control – the family you are born into, the parents, and the siblings you have. It is only friendship and love that you create for yourself in this lifetime.
It will give them the opportunity to show themselves worthy of the respect and friendship of peace-loving nations, and in time, to take an honorable place among members of the United Nations.
The group has always been based on friendship and a certain attitude.
One of the most mawkish of human delusions is the notion that friendship should be eternal, or, at all events, life-long, and that any act which puts a term to it is somehow discreditable.
Working with people, the musical part is one thing but the personal part is totally different and just as critical. If the friendship is there and it’s a lasting friendship, then it will take care of itself.
I’ve come, even as a feminist, to dread the phrase ‘female friendship,’ because it tends to signal overdetermined relationships.
To some it may be a thrill to be known, to me it’s a thrill to start a friendship even up.
I usually give a book 40 pages. If it doesn’t grab me by then, adios. With young adult books, you can usually tell by Page 4 if it’s worth the time. The author establishes the conflict early, sometimes in the first sentence. The themes of hope, family, friendship and overcoming hardship appeal to most everyone.
Even where friendship is concerned, it takes me a long time to trust people.
Somehow I got a hold of an address for Vonnegut shortly after making the Marx Brothers film. Vonnegut wrote back, saying that he had seen the Marx brothers film and loved it. That became the foundation of our friendship: old movies and comedies.
One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.
Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship; and pass the rosy wine.