A good friend is a connection to life - a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world.
Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend.
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
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.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another.
The best time to make friends is
before you need them.
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
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.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
When you learn to live for others, they will live for you.
Every gift from a friend is a wish for your happiness.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.
No love, no friendship, can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever.
A road to a friend's house is never long.
Follow AzQuotes on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Every day we present the best quotes! Improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends