New Friends Sayings and Quotes

Maintaining relationships with old friends is important, but don’t be afraid to branch out. Occasionally you’ll want to expand your circle. Check out the collection of wise and insightful new friends quotes below.

Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them. Francesco Guicciardini
Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm & constant. Socrates
Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born. Anais Nin
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit. Aristotle
Blessed are they who have the gift of making friends, for it is one of God's best gifts. It involves many things, but above all, the power of going out of one's self, and appreciating whatever is noble and loving in another. Thomas Hughes
A man practices the art of adventure when he breaks the chain of routine and renews his life through reading new books, traveling to new places, making new friends, taking up new hobbies and adopting new viewpoints Wilfred Peterson
The happiest business in all the world is that of making friends, And no investment on the street pays larger dividends, For life is more than stocks and bonds, and love than rate percent, And he who gives in friendship's name shall reap what he has unknown
Every person is a new door to a different world. Six Degrees of Seperation
There's not a word yet for old friends who've just met. Jim Henson
Friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil - but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely. Pam Brown
[It] is the juvenal period of life when friendships are formed, and habits established, that will stick by one. George Washington
Be gracious to all men, but choose the best to be your friends. Isocrates
Friends are like the stars; they are always there, but you only see their true brightness at the darkest times. Jeremy Arnold
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him with his friendship. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Your friend is your needs answered. He is your field which you sow with love and reap with thanksgiving. And he is your board and your fireside. For you come to him with your hunger, and you seek him for peace. Kahlil Gibran
The language of friendship is not words but meanings. Henry David Thoreau
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate Linda Grayson
Nothing makes the earth so spacious as to have friends at a distance. Henry David Thoreau
True friends are the people who brighten your smile everytime your with them Julia VeRost
The language of friendship is not words , but rather meanings . It is an intelligence above language. Henry David Thoreau
I might give my life for my friend, but he had better not ask me to do up a parcel. Logan Pearsall Smith
To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world. Brandi Snyder
What is uttered from the heart alone, Will win the hearts of others to your own. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable. Dave Tyson Gentry
Friendship involves many things but, above all the power of going outside oneself and appreciating what is noble and loving in another. Thomas Huxley
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
I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let's face it, friends make life a lot more fun. Charles R. Swindoll
Value friendship for what there is in it, not for what can be gotten out of it. H. Clay Trumbull
A friend is, as it were, a second self. Cicero
Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour. For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up. Ecclesiastes