Friendship

" 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
" 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. "
- Sonakshi Sinha
" 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. "
- Neale Donald Walsch
" 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. "
- Truman Capote
" 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
" 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. "
- Tim Tebow
" Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings. "
- Jean de la Bruyere
" Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil. "
- Baltasar Gracian
" Friendship has its illusions no less than love. "
- Stendhal
" 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. "
- Elbert Hubbard
" To want friendship is a great fault. Friendship ought to be a gratuitous joy, like the joys afforded by art or life. "
- Simone Weil
" Neatness begets order; but from order to taste there is the same difference as from taste to genius, or from love to friendship. "
- Johann Kaspar Lavater
" If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred than friendship. "
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
" Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends. "
- Virginia Woolf
" We should have a good working friendship with the United States. "
- Justin Trudeau
" I probably like being isolated more than many people do, but I'm lucky to have the friendship of many fine people, and they keep me from becoming very isolated. The world of my mind is certainly a populated and warm place, too. It's difficult for me to become too isolated with such resources. "
- Jesse Ball
" All those who offer an opinion on any doubtful point should first clear their minds of every sentiment of dislike, friendship, anger or pity. "
- Sallust
" Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with the part of another; people are friends in spots. "
- George Santayana
" The potential strength of female friendship and the bonds that can be formed, especially over a lifelong relationship, is very profound. "
- Toni Collette
" Friendship is mutual blackmail elevated to the level of love. "
- Robin Morgan
" It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not. "
- Mignon McLaughlin
" Don't let this music industry or any industry come between friendship. Just stay focused on your goals. "
- Mustard
" When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed by choosing personality over character. "
- W. Somerset Maugham
" Friendship has always belonged to the core of my spiritual journey. "
- Henri Nouwen
" 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. "
- E. W. Howe
" Since the Korean War, U.S. and South Korea have established an enduring friendship with shared interests, such as denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula, combating aggression abroad and developing our economies. "
- Charles B. Rangel
" The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love, like being enlivened with champagne. "
- Samuel Johnson
" 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. "
- Joyce Carol Oates
" There is a mutual interest between Israel and the United States of America. It is more than friendship - it is friendship plus mutual interest, and it is bipartisan. "
- Tzipi Livni
" Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship; and pass the rosy wine. "
- Charles Dickens