A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be.
A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.
Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty.
The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.
A loyal friend laughs at your jokes when they’re not so good, and sympathizes with your problems when they’re not so bad.
The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.
If 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.
The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.
The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
A friend is the only person you will let into the house when you are Turning Out Drawers.
A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.
You can always tell a real friend: when you’ve made a fool of yourself he doesn’t feel you’ve done a permanent job.
Friends are those rare people who ask how you are and then wait for the answer.
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends.
There are big ships and small ships. But the best ship of all is friendship.
A true friend is one who thinks you are a good egg even if you are half-cracked.
It is the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.
A real friend is someone who would feel loss if you jumped on a train, or in front of one.
Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts.
True friends stab you in the front.
Before borrowing money from a friend, decide which you need most.
We are keenly aware of the faults of our friends, but if they like us enough it doesn’t matter.
The best time to make friends is before you need them.
A friend can tell you things you don’t want to tell yourself.
The friend who holds your hand and says the wrong thing is made of dearer stuff than the one who stays away.
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.
Friends are relatives you make for yourself.
I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.
The essence of true friendship is to make allowance for another’s little lapses.