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Phrases about friendship: the best 50

Phrases about friendship: the best 50

Phrases about friendship there are many, it is perhaps one of the most popular themes, among my favorites there are these two. "The antidote against fifty enemies is a friend", by Aristotle, and "Find the time to be a friend: it is the path to happiness" by Mother Teresa of Calcutta. Let's see others, however, because there are many ways of living and understanding friendship, so they are necessary phrases about friendship for various occasions.

Phrases about true friendship

Sometimes it's hard to understand when it's true, when it's sincere. There are phrases about friendship that help us make this assessment.

Friendship is born when one person says to another: "What? You too? I thought I was the only one ". (C.S. Lewis)

The law of the gift made from friend to friend is that one soon forgets that he has given, and the other always remembers having received. (Seneca)

Friends are relatives you choose for yourself. (Eustache Deschamps)

The friends that matter are the ones who can be called at 4am. (Marlene Dietrich)

Friendship has two main ingredients: the first is the discovery of what makes us similar. And the second is respect for what makes us different. (Peanuts)

Only true friends will tell you when your face is dirty (Sicilian proverb)

The worst loneliness is being without a sincere friendship (Francis Bacon)

The antidote to fifty enemies is a friend (Aristotle)

You realize who your true friends are when you are involved in a scandal. (Elizabeth Taylor)

With a true friend you can be silent. He will understand. (Ada Ferrante)

Phrases about false friendship

What bitterness to discover that who we thought was a friend is instead a thousand kilometers away from our heart or even an enemy. A bitterness that comes from many authors and artists expressed in words.

"Friendship is in the mouth of many but in the hearts of a few" (Livia Cassemiro)

"I appreciate the friend who finds time for me in his agenda, but I love the friend who doesn't even look at the agenda for me". (Robert Brault)

"As rare as true love is, it is less rare than true friendship". (François de La Rochefoucauld)

“I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does it much better ”. (Plutarch)

I prefer a sincere enemy to most of the friends I have known (Ernest Hemingway)

I am not afraid of the enemy who attacks me but of the false friend who embraces me (Anonymous)

The false friend walks away on his own the moment you stop giving what he was interested in (Narogoran, Twitter)

I would have taken a bullet for them, and they were the first to shoot me (Monster)

A friend is the one who tells you when you are wrong.
A false friend gives you reason to please yourself, but if you fall, he lets you down (Anonymous)

Success will make you gain false friends and true enemies (Mother Teresa of Calcutta)

False friends, they want you to be okay, but not better than them. Be careful (NMargheNiki, Twitter)

Phrases about friendship from a distance

There are those who argue that what lasts despite the distance is necessarily a true friendship. I'm not so sure, that's not necessarily the case. Of course, long-distance friendship is rare and sometimes precious.

“Don't walk behind me, I might not lead you. Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow you. Just walk next to me and be my friend ”. (Albert Camus)

"We all met someone's gaze and felt a kind of" recognition "that could have been the beginning of a friendship. But then the lights change, the train leaves, the crowd throngs all around… and we'll never know ”. (Pam Brown)

"The deepest bonds are made neither of ropes, nor of knots, yet no one unties them". (Lao Tze)

Phrases about friendship songs

Among the many songs about friendship, I remember that of Lucio Dalla: "Friends".

“When we were little
always out a few coins
dirty hard and a little ridiculous we were friends
black cats in the middle of the alleys
kisses stolen around corners
always together indivisible were we friends
At half past nine
under his door
she at the window
I go out another time
come on tomorrow is a party
let's walk a little up and down
to the sea up and down to the sea ".

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Quotes about friendship in Tumblr

On Tumblr, online in general, there is a lot of talk about friendship and there are phrases and quotes. So I propose a sentence that makes us reflect on how this theme is perceived on the web.

“A Facebook addict told me: I made 500 friends and in one day: I haven't made them in 86 years. But how many friends can a human being really have? Answer: 150. No more. This is Dunbar's Number: that is, the maximum amount of people who can be part of our emotional landscape. Going further would be a surplus, a waste of time ”. (Zygmunt Bauman)

Phrases about friendship in English

There are English-language authors who give us phrases about friendship really precious. Here are some examples.

The bird makes a nest, the spider a web, man a friendship. (William Blake)

Some people take refuge in church; others in poetry; me in my friends. (Virginia Woolf)

The role of a friend is to be by your side when you are wrong, because everyone will be by your side when you are right. (Mark Twain)

Friendship with oneself is of fundamental importance, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else. (Eleanor Roosevelt)

Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything. (Muhammad Ali)

A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow. (William Shakespeare)

Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend's success.(Oscar Wilde)

Phrases about friendship: the best

Here is my personal selection, I dedicate it to all my friends hoping you will do the same

A friend ... nothing is more common than the name, nothing rarer than the thing.(Jean de La Fontaine)

Love does not see defects, friendship loves them.(Anonymous)

True friends grab almost everything in an instant. They compete to understand each other and live in a world without lies.(Banana Yoshimoto)

There are no good friends or bad friends, there are only friends, people who have built their home in your heart (Stephen King)

I have no doubt that I deserved my enemies, but I'm not sure I deserved my friends. (Walt Whitman)

Oh the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person: of having neither to think thoughts, nor to measure words, but only to bestow them. Just as they are chaff and wheat together, knowing that a faithful hand will take and sift them, hold what is worth holding and then, with the breath of kindness, blow the rest away (George Eliot)

A new acquaintance is an experiment, a new friend is a risk. (Ezra Pound)

A friend is one for whom we would do what we would not do for the world.(Robert Sabatier)

Eventually we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.(Martin Luther King)

The most I can do for a friend is just be his friend. (Henry David Thoreau)

Long friendship phrases

A Facebook addict told me: I made 500 friends and in one day: I haven't made them in 86 years. Going further would be a surplus, a waste of time. (Zygmunt Bauman)

A friend is the one to whom you can reveal the contents of your heart, every grain and grain, knowing that the kindest hands will sift them and that only things of value will be kept, everything else will be discarded with a gentle breath. (Persian proverb)

You recognize a true friend right away, he makes you laugh even when you just don't want him, if he asks you how you are it dissolves even the saddest thought and, just being in his company to feel special. This is a true friend, the one who turns your life, into a special life! (Stephen Littleword)

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