Beautiful quotes about friendship

As I focus a bit more on speaking positively, and thinking positively, I think about the importance of good friends and healthy relationships. Here are some beautiful quotes about friendship. I hope you enjoy!:

  • “Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies” [Aristotle]
  • “Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it” [Cicero De Amicitia]
  • “Friendship admits of difference of character, as love does that of sex” [Joseph Roux Meditations of a Parish Priest]
  • A new friend is like new wine; you do not enjoy drinking it until it has matured —Ben Sira
  • A new friend is a new wine —The Holy Bible/Apocrypha
  • Without a friend the world is a wilderness —John Ray’s Proverbs
  • An acquaintanceship, if all goes well, can linger in the memory like an appealing chord of music, while a friendship, or even a friendship that deteriorates into an enemyship, so to put it, is like a whole symphony, even if the music is frequently unacceptable, broken, loud, and in other ways painful to hear —William Saroyan
  • Became like old friends, the kind who can’t leave each other on deathbeds —Thomas McGuane
  • Early friends drop out, like milk teeth —Graham Greene
  • Friendship ought to be a gratuitous joy, like the joys recorded by art or life —Simone Weil
  • Friendship … should, like a well-stocked cellar, be … continually renewed —Samuel Johnson
  • A friendship that like love is warm; a love like friendship steady —Thomas Moore
  • He who helps a friend in woe is like a fur coat in the snow —Russian proverb
  • I keep my friends as misers do their treasure —Pietro Aretino

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