Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 430
Teammates Your

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.

- Abby Wambach

Destroy Enemies

Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?

- Abraham Lincoln


From an early age I didn't buy into the value systems of working hard in a nine-to-five job. I thought creativity, friendship and loyalty and pushing the boundaries of what was acceptable was much more interesting.

- Adam Clayton

Childhood Big

Sixth grade was a big time, in my childhood, of hoops and friendship, and coming up with funny things.

- Adam Sandler

Been Gotten

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.

- Aimee Teegarden

Very Repose

The solution as consumers is - perhaps surprisingly - to take adverts very, very seriously. We should ask ourselves what it is that we find lovely in them - the visions of friendship, togetherness, repose, or whatever. And then consider what would actually help us find these qualities in our lives.

- Alain de Botton

More Reasons

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.

- Alain de Botton

Death Career

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.

- Alain de Botton

May Behind

Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

- Albert Camus

Love Never

Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.

- Albert Camus

Thankful Some

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.

- Albert Schweitzer

Business Built

All lasting business is built on friendship.

- Alfred A. Montapert

Strong Old

French Yemeni relations are strong and good, they are relations depending on friendship and cooperation; my relationship with the president Chiraq are old and real.

- Ali Abdullah Saleh

Doing Very

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.

- Alice Miller

Grow Person

No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.

- Alice Walker

Other Plays

I suppose, the natural outgrowth about writing about two friends, it becomes about their friendship, and the complexities of it, and the way personality plays off each other, and what they each like to do, separately and together.

- Alison McGhee

I Think Fact

I think that the friendship that women share is so powerful. In fact, there's nothing quite like it. People talk about mother-child bonds, but I would argue that female friendship bond is also in a league unto its own.

- Amanda de Cadenet

Lucky Subject

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.

- Amity Shlaes

Take Tenderly

Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us, if we take them tenderly and truly.

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Everyone Lounge

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.

- Ana Ivanovic

Born New

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.

- Anais Nin

Love Overlook

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

- Anais Nin

Nothing Like

There is nothing like mortal fear to galvanize a friendship.

- Andrew Lincoln

Pain Desire

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.

- Andrew Sullivan

Breadth Binds

There is a lot that binds Germany to Turkey, and even if we have a difference of opinion on an individual matter, the breadth of our links, our friendship, our strategic ties, is great.

- Angela Merkel

Love Equivalent

Accountability in friendship is the equivalent of love without strategy.

- Anita Brookner


Friendship is a wildly underrated medication.

- Anna Deavere Smith

Go Though

Why do we go around acting as though everything was friendship and reliability when basically everything everywhere is full of sudden hate and ugliness?

- Anna Freud

About Margins

My parents, and librarians along the way, taught me about the space between words; about the margins, where so many juicy moments of life and spirit and friendship could be found. In a library, you could find miracles and truth and you might find something that would make you laugh so hard that you get shushed, in the friendliest way.

- Anne Lamott

Experience Will

Your experiences will be yours alone. But truth and best friendship will rarely if ever disappoint you.

- Anne Lamott

Treat Glass

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

Love Hatred

Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.

- Anton Chekhov

May Other

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.

- Apollonius of Tyana

Half About

It is mind-boggling to me that there are so few movies about female friendship, considering women make up half the movie-going population.

- Ari Graynor

Me Well Wishes

My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.

- Aristotle

Friend None

A friend to all is a friend to none.

- Aristotle

Slow Quick

Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.

- Aristotle


Friendship is essentially a partnership.

- Aristotle

Perfect Other

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.

- Aristotle

Many None

He who hath many friends hath none.

- Aristotle

City Suffering

The film itself involves a New York City radio storyteller, Gabriel Noone, who strikes up a friendship with one of his fans, an abused 14-year-old teenager who is suffering from AIDS, who does not have much longer to live.

- Armistead Maupin

Never Happen

A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.

- Arnold H. Glasow

Enemy Reach

We must reach out our hand in friendship and dignity both to those who would befriend us and those who would be our enemy.

- Arthur Ashe

Love Chase

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.

- Ashton Kutcher

Like Known

True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.

- Charles Caleb Colton

Tie Itself

Friendship, of itself a holy tie, is made more sacred by adversity.

- Charles Caleb Colton

Love Never

Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never.

- Charles Caleb Colton

His Measures

A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.

- Charles Darwin

Magic Fact

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.

- Charles de Lint

Small Other

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.

- Charles de Lint

Fan Pass

Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship; and pass the rosy wine.

- Charles Dickens

Next Lunchtime

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?

- Charles Duhigg

Think Test

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.

- Charles Eastman

Be True Means

It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means.

- Charles Kingsley

Her Talk

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

- Charles Lamb

Imagine Given

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.

- Charles R. Swindoll

Love Sure

If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own.

- Charlotte Bronte

Love Happy Life

The love that comes from friendship is the underlying facet of a happy life.

- Chelsea Handler

Some Painted

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.

- Chris Raschka

World Symbol

Share your smile with the world. It's a symbol of friendship and peace.

- Christie Brinkley

May Some

To some it may be a thrill to be known, to me it's a thrill to start a friendship even up.

- Christopher Knight

Career Through

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.

- Christopher McCulloch

Love Touched

For me, 'Lamb' started out as a further exploration of the phenomenon of faith and the responsibility of a messiah that I touched on in 'Coyote Blue' and 'Island of the Sequined Love Nun,' but it ended up being an exploration of the true meaning of sacrifice, loyalty, and friendship.

- Christopher Moore

Cut Foreigners

To cement a new friendship, especially between foreigners or persons of a different social world, a spark with which both were secretly charged must fly from person to person, and cut across the accidents of place and time.

- Cornelia Otis Skinner


There is no friendship in trade.

- Cornelius Vanderbilt

Fact Some

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.

- Courteney Cox

Think Will

I do think, in time, people will have, sort of, relationships with certain kinds of robots - not every robot, but certain kinds of robots - where they might feel that it is a sort of friendship, but it's going to be of a robot-human kind.

- Cynthia Breazeal

Trust Always

Even an animal, if you show genuine affection, gradually trust develops... If you always showing bad face and beating, how can you develop friendship?

- Dalai Lama


One of the great things personally coming to Hawai'i is my friendship of Jim Nicholson.

- Dan Fouts

Love Each One

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.

- Daniel Levitin

Bed Desperate

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.

- Daniel Tammet

Essence Another

The essence of true friendship is to make allowance for another's little lapses.

- David Storey

Try Loses

As soon as you try to describe a close friendship, it loses something.

- Dean Smith


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.

- Deborah Sampson

Work Over

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.

- Deborah Tannen

New Will

I come from the New York theatre world, and I have a lot of gay male friends, so this friendship of Will and Grace's isn't such a stretch.

- Debra Messing

Total Freedom

A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.

- Jim Morrison

Through Frank

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.

- Jimmy Carl Black

Play Like

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.

- Joan Cusack

Think Chips

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.

- Joan Rivers

Ashamed Though

My definition of a friend is somebody who adores you even though they know the things you're most ashamed of.

- Jodie Foster

Work Doing

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.

- John Cho

Business Better

A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.

- John D. Rockefeller

Grow Long Time

It takes a long time to grow an old friend.

- John Leonard

Will Musical

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.

- John Mayall


Most people are enduring a marginalized isolation. One of the great obstacles to modern friendships is the 'religion of rush.' People are rushing all the time through time. Friendship takes time.

- John O'Donohue

Will Cultivated

So far as it depends on the course of this government, our relations of good will and friendship will be sedulously cultivated with all nations.

- John Tyler

Still Unto

Lay this unto your breast: Old friends, like old swords, still are trusted best.

- John Webster

Always Films

My films are always concerned with family, friendship, honor, and patriotism.

- John Woo


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.

- John Wooden

Against Shelter

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.

- John Wooden

Doing Other

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.

- John Wooden


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.

- Jonathan Edwards

Which Discover

The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.

- Joseph Addison

Everyone How

How delightful to find a friend in everyone.

- Joseph Brodsky

Love Set

Love is a friendship set to music.

- Joseph Campbell

Through Wear

The bracelet says 'Fear Nothing.' It was given to me by my friends, and it was made for me and my friends during the period of time that I was going through chemotherapy. And I still wear it, because it's a great reminder of friendship and how my buddies and others came together in my time of need.

- Joseph J. Lhota

Silent Here

We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence.

- Joseph Roux

Right Betray

Lovers have a right to betray you... friends don't.

- Judy Holliday

Break Up Break

A band is a good way to break up a friendship.

- Julian Casablancas