Quotes about friends

“I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.”

J.R.R. Tolkien

“When you're in jail, a good friend will be trying to bail you out. A best friend will be in the cell next to you saying, 'Damn, that was fun'.”

Groucho Marx

“I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal.”

Jane Austen

“A guy and a girl can be just friends, but at one point or another, they will fall for each other...Maybe temporarily, maybe at the wrong time, maybe too late, or maybe forever”

Dave Matthews Band

“I think if I've learned anything about friendship, it's to hang in, stay connected, fight for them, and let them fight for you. Don't walk away, don't be distracted, don't be too busy or tired, don't take them for granted. Friends are part of the glue that holds life and faith together. Powerful stuff.”

Jon Katz

“Nobody likes being alone that much. I don't go out of my way to make friends, that's all. It just leads to disappointment. ”

Haruki Murakami

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

Abraham Lincoln

“If you have two friends in your lifetime, you're lucky. If you have one good friend, you're more than lucky.”

S.E. Hinton

“Some birds are not meant to be caged, that's all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild. So you let them go, or when you open the cage to feed them they somehow fly out past you. And the part of you that knows it was wrong to imprison them in the first place rejoices, but still, the place where you live is that much more drab and empty for their departure.”

Stephen King

“The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.”

Friedrich Nietzsche