Friendship is a promise

Specifically, what is the difference between the people who will be our friends for life and those who will pass our life for a reason or a season? Hopefully, these quotes about friends can give you some inspiration about the people surround yourself with and why.

1. “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

2. “Friends are the family you choose.” Jess C. Scott

3. “Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

4. “Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.” Oprah

5. “The language of friendship is not words but meanings.” Henry David Thoreau

6. “Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.” Woodrow Wilson

7. “True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable.” David Tyson Gentry

8. “Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.” C.S. Lewis

9. “Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives and remembering what one receives.” Alexander Dumas

10. “Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm & constant.” Socrates

11. “Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.” Samuel Butler

12. “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.” Shakespeare

13. “Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend’s success.” Oscar Wilde

14. “I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.” Plutarch

15. “Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.” Aristotle

16. “A good friend can tell you what is the matter with you in a minute. He may not seem such a good friend after telling.” Arthur Brisbane

17. “There is nothing better than a friend unless it is a friend with chocolate.” Linda Grayson

18. “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

19. “A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” Elbert Hubbard

20. “Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?” Abraham Lincoln