Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
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.
If you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
A true friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be anywhere else.
It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.
The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
True friendship is a plant of slow growth.
Best friends listen to what you don't say.
A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.
True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
Anyone can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend's success.
A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.
The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.