Only the devil wishes everyone to be his friend.
To the soul, there is hardly anything more healing than friendship.
When two friends part they should lock up each other’s secrets and exchange keys. The truly noble mind has no resentments.
On the fields of friendly strife are sown the seeds that on other days and other fields will bear the fruits of victory.
Every man should keep a fair-sized cemetery in which to bury the faults of his friends.
Whenever a friend succeeds a little something in me dies.
Life’s truest happiness is found in friendships we make along the way.
A friend is someone who will help you move. A real friend is someone who will help you move a body.
A friend is one to whom you can pour out the contents of your heart, chaff and grain alike. Knowing that the gentlest of hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.
Never forget the days I spent with you. Continue to be my friend, as you will always find me yours.
The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one.
He hasn’t an enemy in the world – but all his friends hate him.
Do not remove a fly from your friend’s forehead with a hatchet.
Some of my friends support the measure, and some of my friends oppose it. I support my friends.
Friends need not agree in everything or go always together, or have no comparable other friendships of the same intimacy. On the contrary, in friendship union is more about ideal things: and in that sense it is more ideal and less subject to trouble than marriage is.
The friendships of the world are oft confederacies in vice, or leagues of pleasures.
Friend, be not afraid of thy office, thou sendest me to God.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
In criticism I will be bold, and as sternly, absolutely just with friend and foe. From this purpose nothing shall turn me.
General benevolence, but not general friendship, made a man what he ought to be.
Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer.
If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him… The people who give you their food give you their heart.
A friend will tell you she saw your old boyfriend-and he’s a priest.
BACK, n. That part of your friend which it is your privilege to contemplate in your adversity.
Even the best of friends cannot attend each other’s funeral.
One should go invited to a friend in good fortune, and uninvited in misfortune.
Anybody can sympathise with the suffering of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend’s success.
If I should die, I have left no immortal work behind me – nothing to make my friends proud of my memory – but I have loved the principle of beauty in all things, and if I had had time I would have made myself remembered.
The holy passion of Friendship is so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.
The wise man does not permit himself to set up even in his own mind any comparisons of his friends. His friendship is capable of going to extremes with many people, evoked as it is by many qualities.
Reprove thy friend privately; commend him publicly.
I value the friend, who for me finds time on their calendar but I cherish the friend who for me, does not consult their calendar.
There is nothing better than the encouragement of a good friend.
My saddle horses are my friends. My dogs are my friends.
Fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.
It is not so much our friend’s help that helps us as the confidence of their help.
I rarely do masks because, if I have any extra time, I’d rather spend it with my friends than on myself.
Man have to have friends even in hell.
Even the best of friends need time apart.
I’ve been an important star and lived a full life, yet I only hve three close friends. I guess that’s all anyone can expect.
Friends are the greatest labor and the greatest reward.
If one is desperate for love, I suggest looking at one’s friends and family and see if love is all around. If not, get a new set of friends, a new family.
Things have dropped from me. I have outlived certain desires; I have lost friends, some by death… others through sheer inability to cross the street.
My first experiences of academic friendship made me smile in after years when I looked back on them. But my circle of acquaintances had gradually grown so large that it was only natural new friendships should grow out of it.
A good friend will fit you like ring to finger.
Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other’s little failings.
Be more prompt to go to a friend in adversity than in prosperity.
My friends, your people have both intellect and heart; you use these to consider in what way you can do the best to live.
Make as many friends as you can, but don’t build your life on them alone. It’s an unstable foundation.
We are not enemies but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic cords of memory shall swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of nature.
Love your enemies just in case your friends turn out to be a bunch of bastards.
Friendship, of itself a holy tie, Is made more sacred by adversity.
Suspicion is the cancer of friendship.
Really, I think that going out and playing with your friends is kind of becoming a lost art, with the kids in the neighborhood.
Alfred My father always used to say that when you die, if you’ve got five real friends, then you’ve had a great life.
He makes no friends who never made a foe.
Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself.
The language of Friendship is not words, but meanings. It is an intelligence above language.
Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship; and pass the rosy wine.
Ours is a circle of friends united by ideals.
I would be willing to do almost anything to make Art happy. I care about our friendship. The only thing I won’t do is change the essence of my work.
I touched an Oscar once. Friend of mine has one, for writing. As soon as I touched it, he said, Now you’ll never win one.
I have friends who read my books in Greek.
Whoever understands how to do a kindness when he fares well would be a friend better than any possession.
A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires.
I’m so happy because today I found my friends – they’re in my head.
When a reporter sits down at the typewriter, he’s nobody’s friend.
Lay this unto your breast: Old friends, like old swords, still are trusted best.
My friends tell me I have an intimacy problem. But they don’t really know me.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.
Friends are often chosen for similitude of manners, and therefore each palliate the other’s failings because they are his own.
You find out who your real friends are when you’re involved in a scandal.
She is a friend of my mind… The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order.
And say my glory was I had such friends.
No man can be happy without a friend, nor be sure of his friend until he is unhappy.
There’s something about childhood friends that you just can’t replace.
A friend who dies, it’s something of you who dies.
Friends will be much apart. They will respect more each other’s privacy than their communion.