Friends are relatives you make for yourself.
- Eustache Deschamps
A good friend is my nearest relation.
- Thomas Fuller
A friend in need is a friend indeed.
- Susan Ferrier
It is easier to forgive an enemy than a friend.
- Madame Dorothee Deluzy
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
If you want an accounting of your worth, count your friends.
- Merry Browne
A true friend is the best possession.
Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
- George Eliot
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
I have lost friends, some by death ... others by sheer inability to cross the
- Virginia Woolf
Faithful are the wounds of a friend, but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.
An old friend never can be found, and nature has provided that he cannot easily
- Samuel Johnson
One who's our friend is fond of us; one who's fond of us isn't necessarily our
- Marcus Annaeus Seneca
My helpless friend, your helplessness is the most powerful plea which rises up
to the tender father-heart of God. You think that everything is closed to you
because you cannot pray. My friend, your helplessness is the very essence of
- O. Hallesby
A decent boldness ever meets with friends.
It is not enough to succeed, a friend must fail.
- La Rochefoucauld
A friend in power is a friend lost.
- Henry Adams
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Iron sharpeneth man; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.
Chance makes our parents, but choice makes our friends.
- Jacques Delille
Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend.
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton
Money can't buy friends, but you can get a better class of enemy.
- Spike Milligan
Every time I paint a portrait I lose a friend.
- John Singer Sargent
My heart is warm with the friends I make, And better friends I'll not be knowing;
Yet there isn't a train I wouldn't take, No matter where it's going.
- Edna St. Vincent Millay
A sympathetic friend can be quite dear as a brother.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests,
- C. S. Lewis
Friends are a second existence.
- Baltasar Gracian
The rich know not who is his friend.
The richer your friends, the more they will cost you.
- Elizabeth Marbury