Love is a friendship set to music.
– Joseph Campbell

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Love Is a Friendship

True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks.
St. Jerome

Suspicion is the cancer of friendship.
– Petrarch

Friendship has always belonged to the core of my spiritual journey.
– Henri Nouwen

One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.
– Simone de Beauvoir

Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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

For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.
– Saint Teresa of Avila

A friendship that like love is warm; A love like friendship, steady.
– Thomas Moore

However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
– Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Some people are willing to betray years of friendship just to get a little bit of the spotlight.
– Lauren Conrad

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

Share your smile with the world. It’s a symbol of friendship and peace.
– Christie Brinkley

If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.
– Michel de Montaigne

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

Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
– Rabindranath Tagore

If we listened to our intellect, we’d never have a love affair. We’d never have a friendship. We’d never go into business, because we’d be cynical. Well, that’s nonsense. You’ve got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.
– Ray Bradbury

A gang is the same as a wolf pack; gang members do not use their energies in friendship with one another, for they do not know what friendship is. If they are united, it is by the common bond of a desire to attack their world.
– Haniel Long

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

What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun. A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk.
– Marcus Tullius Cicero

A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
– Friedrich Nietzsche

One look at an email can rob you of 15 minutes of focus. One call on your cell phone, one tweet, one instant message can destroy your schedule, forcing you to move meetings, or blow off really important things, like love, and friendship.
– Jacqueline Leo

The lust and attraction are often a given in a romance novel – I want to dig into the elements of true friendship that form a foundation for a solid, gonna-last-forever romantic relationship.
– Suzanne Brockmann

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

When I was growing up, my mother was always a friend to my siblings and me (in addition to being all the other things a mom is), and I was always grateful for that because I knew she was someone I could talk to and joke with, and argue with and that nothing would ever harm that friendship.
– Marlo Thomas