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A friendship will be young after the lapse of half a century;
by Madame Swetchine

A friendship will be young after the lapse of half a century;
a passion is old at the end of three months.
- Madame Swetchine

Related topics: Friendship Relationship

We deceive ourselves when we fancy that only weakness needs support.
Strength needs it far more.
- Madame Swetchine

To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
- Madame Swetchine

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

 

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

It is the friends you can call up at 4 A.M. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich

Love me when I least deserve it,
because that's when I really need it.
- Swedish Proverb

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To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

Distance cannot matter - ours is a friendship of the heart.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
- George Bernard Shaw

No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny
without leaving some mark on it forever.
- Francois Muriac

Our relationships - love and friendship -
are at the core of the meaning of our lives.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

Best Friends: we're a parade - even by ourselves!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Give Honest and Sincere Appreciation.
- Dale Carnegie

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
- Mencius

Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
- Aristotle

Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never.
- Charles Caleb Colton

It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies,
but even more to stand up to your friends.
- J.K. Rowling

Don't let a little dispute injure a great relationship.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Friendship is Love without his wings.
- Lord Byron

Let there be no purpose in friendship
save the deepening of the spirit.
- Khalil Gibran

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
- Samuel Butler

What I cannot love, I overlook.
Is that real friendship?
- Anais Nin

A part of you has grown in me.
And so you see, it's you and me
together forever and never apart,
maybe in distance, but never in heart.
- Anonymous

It is the first law of friendship
that it has to be cultivated.
The second is to be indulgent
when the first law is neglected.
- Voltaire

Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense,
and have her nonsense respected.
- Charles Lamb

If a friendship isn't comfortable, it's not a friendship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons
to promote the good and happiness of one another.
- Eustace Budgell

Friendship is certainly the finest balm
for the pangs of disappointed love.
- Jane Austen

There comes that mysterious meeting in life
when someone acknowledges who we are and what we can be,
igniting the circuits of our highest potential.
- Rusty Berkus

A friendship that can end never really began.
- Publilius Syrus

Be slow to fall into friendship;
but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
- Socrates

Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship,
and it is far the best ending for one.
- Oscar Wilde

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Friendship often leads to love,
but lust seldom leads to friendship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship
of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.
- Robert Southey

In true friendship, one can express
anything and everything without feeling ashamed
or afraid of being rejected.
- Aparna Chatterjee

Friendship is not possible between two women
one of whom is very well dressed.
- Laurie Colwin

A dream you dream alone is only a dream.
A dream you dream together becomes reality.
- John Lennon

Fame is the scentless sunflower, with gaudy crown of gold;
But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Friendship is the only thing in the world
concerning the usefulness of which all mankind are agreed.
- Cicero

It is far better to be alone,
than to be in bad company.
- George Washington

Friendship that flows from the heart
cannot be frozen by adversity,
as the water that flows from the spring
cannot congeal in winter.
- James Fenimore Cooper

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.
- Orson Welles

We can never replace a friend.
When a man is fortunate enough to have several,
he finds they are all different.
No one has a double in friendship.
- Johann Schiller

Men kick friendship around like a football,
but it doesn't seem to crack.
Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Promise me you'll never forget me because if I thought you would, I'd never leave.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility,
never an opportunity.
- Khalil Gibran

Friendship based solely upon gratitude
is like a photograph; with time it fades.
- Carmen Sylva

Friendship must dare to risk, or it's not friendship.
- Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the TV show Star Trek: The Next Generation

There are not many things in life
so beautiful as true friendship,
and not many things more uncommon.
- Anonymous

Friendship without self-interest
is one of the rare and beautiful things in life.
- James Francis Byrnes

I have friends in overalls
whose friendship I would not swap
for the favor of the kings of the world.
- Thomas A. Edison

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.
- Clifton Fadiman

True friendship is a plant of slow growth.
- George Washington

Business, you know, may bring money,
but friendship hardly ever does.
- Jane Austen

I never considered a difference of opinion
in politics, in religion, in philosophy,
as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
- Thomas Jefferson

The easiest kind of friendship for me
is with ten thousand people.
The hardest is with one.
- Joan Baez

There's a big difference between a handout and a helping hand.
One's charity, the other's friendship.
- Little Joe' Cartwright in Bonanza - Rain from Heaven

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Above all else, my inspiration is friendship.
- Bono

If you talk to a man in a language he understands,
that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language,
that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela

A little Consideration, a little Thought for Others, makes all the difference.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

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

If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship,
we must love our friend for their sakes
rather than for our own.
- Charlotte Bronte


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