When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.
A true friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be anywhere else.
I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar.
Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.
A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may think aloud.
Best friends listen to what you don't say.
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy.
Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.
There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first; when you learn to live for others, they will live for you.
The making of friends, who are real friends, is the best token we have of a man's success in life.
But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.
Do not keep on with a mockery of friendship after the substance is gone - but part, while you can part friends. Bury the carcass of friendship: it is not worth embalming.
Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.
Yes'm, old friends is always best, 'less you can catch a new one that's fit to make an old one out of.
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.
You can't stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.
It's no good trying to keep up old friendships. It's painful for both sides. The fact is, one grows out of people, and the only thing is to face it.
Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.
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