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  • In the word FRIEND, each alphabet stand for something: F for fair, R for real, I for intelligent, E for eligible, N for near and D for dear.
  • A good friend will bail you out of jail and lecture you about how you messed up. A great friend will be sitting right next to you laughing about it saying "damn, we really screwed up!"
  • A good friend will not bring you down unless you are going up the wrong way!
  • If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day, so I never have to live without you.
  • Someone has said that we should refrain from speaking of another's faults until we are sure that we have none of our own.
  • Life without a friend is death without a witness.
    • [Spanish Proverb]
  • My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
  • My father always used to say that, when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
  • My friend, if I could give you one thing, I would give you the ability to see yourself as others see you... then you would realize what a truly special person you are.
    • Barbara A. Billings
  • No love, no friendship, can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever.
  • One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
  • The difficulty is not so great to die for a friend, as to find a friend worth dying for.
  • True friends are a reward, leaving them is the penalty of life.
    • Faryal Khan Kharal
  • True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
  • True wealth can not be found in your bank account. It can only be found in those you call friend. Those with whom you share your deepest feelings. And those who accept you for who you really are.
    • Mary Vandergrift
  • In giving advice seek to help, not to please, your friend.
  • Involvement with people is always a very delicate thing — it requires real maturity to become involved and not get all messed up.
    • Bernard Cooke
  • I realized that the impossible stands for three things: the ghoul, the phoenix, and the loyal friend.
    • Safi el-Din el-Hilli
  • Friendship is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
  • It is a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
    1. Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend's success.
    2. A true friend stabs you in the front.
    3. Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.
  • Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow.
    Don't walk behind me, I may not lead.
    Walk beside me and be my friend.
  • Friends help you move. Real friends help you move bodies.
  • Friends hold both the power to excel your life, or destroy it.
    • Adam Murphy
  • Go slowly to the entertainments of thy friends, but quickly to their misfortunes.
    • Chilo
  • A friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be anywhere else.
  • Your friend is that man who knows all about you, and still likes you.
  • A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself-and especially to feel, or not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at any moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is.
  • A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.
    • Donna Roberts
  • Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?
  • Blessed are they who have the gift of making friends, for it is one of God's best gifts. It involves many things, but above all, the power of going out of one's self and appreciating whatever is noble and loving in another.
    • Thomas Hughes
  • I have lost friends, some by death, others through sheer inability to cross the street.
  • You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years of trying to get other people interested in you.
    • Dale Carnegie
  • People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
    • Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
  • In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends.
    • J. Churton Collins
  • Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over.
  • True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable.
    • D.T. Gentry
  • And when somebody knows you well, well there's no comfort like that. And when somebody needs you, well there's no drug like that.
    • Heather Nova
  • There's the people you've known forever. Who like...know you...in this way, that other people can't. Because they've seen you change; they've let you change.
    • My So Called Life
  • The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.
  • Yes'm, old friends is always best, 'less you can catch a new one that's fit to make an old one out of.
  • True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.
  • Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather is one of those things that gives value to survival.
  • Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.
  • Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
  • The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers, and cities; but to know someone here and there who thinks and feels with us, and though distant, is close to us in spirit, this makes the earth for us an inhabited garden.
  • We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship is formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over. So in a series of acts of kindness there is, at last, one which makes the heart run over.
  • 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.
    • Robert Brault
  • A true friend is one soul divided into two people.
  • Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
  • There are three friends in this world -- courage, sense, and insight.
  • To attract good fortune spend a new penny on an old friend, share an old pleasure with a new friend and lift up the heart of a true friend by writing his name on the wings of a dragon.
  • A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success.
    • Doug Larson
  • A true friend knows your weaknesses but shows you your strengths; feels your fears but fortifies your faith; sees your anxieties but frees your spirit; recognizes your disabilities but emphasizes your possibilities.
  • Friends never betray you, only people you thought were your friends.
    • T.Mike Runger
  • Friendship is like pee in your pants. Everyone can see it's there, but only you can feel the true warmth.
    • Steve Valentine as Derek Jupiter in the tv show I'm in the Band
  • A true friend is one, who sits next to you without talking, who makes you feel comfortable.
    • Sundeep Reddy
  • Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
  • Friends are those who you believe are closer to you, but never nearer to you...
  • There is no stronger bond of friendship than a mutual enemy.
  • True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
  • Instead of loving your enemies, treat your friends a little better.
  • Love is rarer than genius itself. And friendship is rarer than love.
  • …life can gives you a lot of miracles. It can gives success, prosperity and safety, but all of them are meaningless unless it gives you a good friend.
  • Show me who your friends are, and I'll tell you all about yourself