A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both.
- Fawn M. Brodie
True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
- Dave Tyson Gentry
Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
- Honore de Balzac
Some of the most rewarding and beautiful moments of a friendship happen in the unforeseen open spaces between planned activities. It is important that you allow these spaces to exist.
- Christine Leefeldt
A hedge between keeps friendship green.
- German Proverb
But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part of life is sunshine.
- Thomas Jefferson
We only want that which is given naturally to all peoples of the world, to be masters of our own fate, not of others, and in cooperation and friendship with others.
- Golda Meir
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow grow, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
- George Washington