In time of prosperity friends will be plenty; In time of adversity not one in twenty
In the adversity of our best friends we often find something that is not exactly displeasing
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
Admonish your friends privately, but praise them openly
Friends and good manners will carry you where money won't go.
In wealth, many friends; in poverty, not even relatives.
On the choice of friends, Our good or evil name depends.
He who is judge between two friends loses one of them
People drain me, even the closest of friends, and I find loneliness to be the best state in the union to live in.
Patriotism is just loyalty to friends, people, families.
We acquire friends and we make enemies, but our sisters come with the territory.
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles. What do we live for if not to make the world less difficult for each other?
The longer we live the more we think and the higher the value we put on friendship and tenderness towards parents and friends.
You win the victory when you yield to friends.
Boys are sent out into the world to buffet with its temptations, to mingle with bad and good, to govern and direct - girls are to dwell in quiet homes among few friends, to exercise a noiseless influence.
Abuse a man unjustly, and you will make friends for him.
Your friends praise your abilities to the skies, submit to you in argument, and seem to have the greatest deference for you; but, though they may ask it, you never find them following your advice upon their own affairs; nor allowing you to manage your own, without thinking that you should follow theirs. Thus, in fact, they all think themselves wiser than you, whatever they may say.
The more arguments you win, the fewer friends you'll have.
Friends are flowers in life's garden
I play golf with friends sometimes, but there are never friendly games
But you realize, love should ALWAYS start as friendship. If you can't be friends first, then love is USELESS. And I will be adamant about this fact. Lovers must be best friends. If you ask me, if you ask a married couple who their best friends are, and they reply someone OTHER than their spouse, their marriage will fail. Friends first. Always.
Why are old lovers able to become friends? Two reasons; They never really loved each other, or they love each other still.
In an interconnected world, the defeat of international terrorism – and most importantly, the prevention of these terrorist organizations from obtaining weapons of mass destruction -- will require the cooperation of many nations. We must always reserve the right to strike unilaterally at terrorists wherever they may exist. But we should know that our success in doing so is enhanced by engaging our allies so that we receive the crucial diplomatic, military, intelligence, and financial support that can lighten our load and add legitimacy to our actions. This means talking to our friends and, at times, even our enemies.
Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with its grandfathers.
Histories are more full of the examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.