Of all possessions a friend is the most precious.
– Herodotus

Friend is The Most Precious

True friends stab you in the front.
– Oscar Wilde

Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
– Nathaniel Hawthorne

Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them.
– Francesco Guicciardini

A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.
– Arnold H. Glasow

The world is round so that friendship may encircle it.
– Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
– Henry David Thoreau

There is no friend like an old friend who has shared our morning days, no greeting like his welcome, no homage like his praise.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
– Jane Austen

Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.
– Washington Irving

If you have one true friend you have more than your share.
– Thomas Fuller

Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or to keep one.
– Robert E. Lee

I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
– Thomas Jefferson

Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.
– Elie Wiesel

Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend.
– Plautus

Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.
– Oscar Wilde

A man’s friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.
– Charles Darwin

I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.
– Plutarch

I have learned that to be with those I like is enough.
– Walt Whitman

Your friend is your needs answered.
– Khalil Gibran

Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status. Such friendships will never give you any happiness.
– Chanakya

But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.
– Thomas Jefferson

False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.
– Richard Burton

There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first; when you learn to live for others, they will live for you.
– Paramahansa Yogananda

There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
– Chanakya