A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand.
True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island... to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
There are three faithful friends - an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.
I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.
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.
Many a person has held close, throughout their entire lives, two friends that always remained strange to one another, because one of them attracted by virtue of similarity, the other by difference.
If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends - you're safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue.
What is a friend? I will tell you . . . . it is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.
One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
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 curing, not healing...that is a friend who cares.
A loyal friend laughs at your jokes when they're not so good, and sympathizes with your problems when they're not so bad.
When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving much advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a gentle and tender hand.
Best friends are people you know you don't need to talk to every single day.
You don't even need to talk to each other for weeks, but when you do,
it's like you never stopped talking.
I've learned that true friendship continues to grow, even over the longest distance.
She is a friend of mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order. It's good, you know, when you got a woman who is a friend of your mind.
Before borrowing money from a friend,
decide which you need most.
It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.
The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.
You Too? I thought I was the only one.
Only a true best friend can protect you from your immortal enemies.
Friendship is so weird. You just pick a human you've met and you're like, 'Yep, I like this one,' and you just do stuff with them.
Friends are like bras: close to your heart and there for support.
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