Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.
One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.
– Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
– Helen Keller
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.
– Hubert H. Humphrey
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
– Henry Ford
A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.
– Elbert Hubbard
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
– Marcel Proust
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
– Walter Winchell
A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.
– Leo Buscaglia
Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
– Khalil Gibran
There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.
– Thomas Aquinas
A friend is what the heart needs all the time.
– Henry Van Dyke
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.
– Octavia Butler
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.
– Albert Camus
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Friendship… is not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.
– Muhammad Ali
True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island… to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing.
– Baltasar Gracian
A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.
– William Penn
I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let’s face it, friends make life a lot more fun.
– Charles R. Swindoll
When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.
– Henri Nouwen