Friend Quotes

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Friends have all things in common. Plato

Purchase not friends by gifts; when thou ceasest to give, such will cease to love. Thomas Fuller

Be a friend to thyself, and others will be so too. Thomas Fuller

May your home always be too small to hold all your friends. Irish Saying

Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway. Elbert Hubbard

Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable. Louisa May Alcott

A friend is one with whom you are comfortable, to whom you are loyal, through whom you are blessed, and for whom you are grateful. William Arthur Ward

Old books that have ceased to be of service should no more be abandoned than should old friends who have ceased to give pleasure. Bernard M. Baruch

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you. Dale Carnegie

A single rose can be my garden - a single friend, my world. Leo Buscaglia

Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there? Richard Bach

Whenever a man's friends begin to compliment him about looking young, he may be sure that they think he is growing old. Washington Irving

"Stay" is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary. Louisa May Alcott

If you go looking for a friend, you're going to find they're very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere. Zig Ziglar

A friend never defends a husband who gets his wife an electric skillet for her birthday. Erma Bombeck

Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart. Eleanor Roosevelt

A true friend is somebody who can make us do what we can. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best looking-glass is the eyes of a friend. Irish Proverb

A friend is one before whom I may think aloud. Ralph Waldo Emerson



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We learn our virtues from our friends who love us; our faults from the enemy who hates us. We cannot easily discover our real character from a friend. He is a mirror, on which the warmth of our breath impedes the clearness of the reflection. Jean Paul Richter

Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them. W. Clement Stone

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

Don't listen to friends when the Friend inside you says "Do this". Mohandas Gandhi

Be true to your work, your word, and your friend. Henry David Thoreau

It's an incredibly liberating thing when you stop worrying about what other people think about you. Now I just need me to love me and, as a result, I'm a much better friend, girlfriend, sister, aunt, everything. Linda Evans

Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years. Richard Bach

To be a friend means encourage strengths in others and accepting their weaknesses; in other words, accepting them for who they are. Catherine Pulsifer

The only way to have a friend is to be one. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you. Elbert Hubbard

A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature. Ralph Waldo Emerson

A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat. Erma Bombeck

Leadership is not magnetic personality - that can just as well be a glib tongue. It is not "making friends and influencing people" - that is flattery. Leadership is lifting a person's vision to high sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations. Peter F. Drucker

Live so that your friends can defend you but never have to. Arnold H. Glasgow

Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends whom we choose. Chinese Proverb

We learn our virtues from our friends who love us; our faults from the enemy who hates us. We cannot easily discover our real character from a friend. He is a mirror, on which the warmth of our breath impedes the clearness of the reflection. Jean Paul Richter

Don't be dismayed by good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends. Richard Bach

"Every man should keep a fair-sized cemetery in which to bury the faults of his friends." Henry Ward Beecher

Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none." Benjamin Franklin

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend. Martin Luther King

Take the time today to tell your friends the difference they have made in your life. Catherine Pulsifer

The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself. George Bernard Shaw

A man should choose a friend who is better than himself. There are plenty of acquaintances in the world; but very few real friends. Chinese Proverb

Better to have a good friend than a bad relative. Sicilian Proverb

A friend's frown is better than a fool's smile. Danish Proverb

A rock offered by a friend is like an apple. Sicilian Proverb

They are rich who have friends. Spanish Proverb

A fair-weather friend changes with the wind. Spanish Proverb

The constant friend is never welcome. Yiddish Proverb

A friend in need is a friend indeed. English Proverb

An open enemy is better than a false friend. Greek Proverb

In prosperity you may count on many friends; if the sky becomes overcast you will be alone. Latin Proverb

One should go invited to a friend in good fortune, and uninvited in misfortune. Swedish Proverb

A road to a friend's house is never long. Danish Proverb

Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty. Sicilian Proverb

Return to old watering holes for more than water; friends and dreams are there to meet you. African Proverb

Make new friends, but don't forget the old ones. Yiddish Proverb

"A wise man remembers his friends at all times; a fool, only when he has need of them." Turkish Proverb
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