Quotes & Proverbs

25 Outstanding Quotes About Friendship and Communication

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1- “A friend is a person with whom I may be honest. Before him, I may think aloud.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

2- “Communication is the solvent of all problems, therefore communication skills are the foundation for personal development.” – Peter Shepherd

3- “If someone does not smile at you, be generous and offer your own smile. Nobody needs a smile more than the one that cannot smile to others.” -Dalai Lama

4- “Words of comfort, skillfully administered, are the oldest therapy known to man.” – Louis Nizer

5- “I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.” – Helen Keller

6- “A man’s character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.” – Mark Twain

7- “In the midst of great joy, do not promise anyone anything. In the midst of great anger, do not answer anyone’s letter.” – Chinese proverb

8- “When you like someone, you like them in spite of their faults. When you love someone, you love them with their faults.” – Elizabeth Cameron

9- “A powerful idea communicates some of its strength to him who challenges it.” – Marcel Proust

10- “Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” – Muhammad Ali

11- “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” – Mother Teresa

12- “A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he knows something.” – Wilson Mizner

13- “A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.” – William Penn

14- “An open ear is the only believable sign of an open heart.” – David Augsburger

15- “The soft stuff is always harder than the hard stuff.” – Roger Enrico

16- “Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.” – Elie Wiesel

17- “Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.” – Euripedes

18- “Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” – Carl Jung

19- “The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.” – Peter Drucker

20- “The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing… not healing, not curing… that is a friend who cares.” – Henri Nouwen

21- “I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I’m going to learn, I must do it by listening.” – Larry King

22- “Be amusing: never tell unkind stories; above all, never tell long ones.” – Benjamin Disraeli

23- “A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.” – William Penn

24- “You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can’t get them across, your ideas won’t get you anywhere.” – Lee Iacocca

25- “Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

BONUS FRIENDSHIP QUOTE
“There is no better mirror than the face of an old friend.” – Cuban proverb

 

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