Friend Quotes

A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.

Aesop

Do not put your trust in a bad companion nor even trust an ordinary friend, for if he should get angry with you, he may bring all your secrets to light.

Chanakya

He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his life

Sophocles

It is well known to all great men, that by conferring an obligation they do not always procure a friend, but are certain of creating many enemies.

Henry Fielding

The best kind of friend is the one you could sit on a porch with, never saying a word, and walk away feeling like that was the best conversation you've had.

Unknown

A loyal friend laughs at your jokes when they're not so good, and sympathizes with your problems when they're not so bad.

Arnold H. Glasgow

No-one is completely unhappy at the failure of his best friend

Groucho Marx

The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read.

Abraham Lincoln

To have a good friend is one of the highest delights in life; to be a good friend is one of the noblest and most difficult undertakings.

Unknown

A friend is one who takes me for what I am.

Henry David Thoreau

A harmonious combination... enough abstraction that the image is sustained by the eye; enough reality that it is sustained by reason and experience. Share this quote with a friend

Jean Helion

A funny thing is if you're out hiking and your friend gets bit by a poisonous snake, tell him you're going for help, then go about ten feet and pretend YOU got bit by a snake. Then start an argument about who's going to get help. A lot of guys will start crying. That's why it makes you feel good when you tell them it was just a joke.

Jack Handey

No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.

Alice Walker

Tell your friend a lie. If he keeps it secret, then tell him the truth.

Portuguese Proverb

Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.

Helen Keller

When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.

Edward W. Howe

You desire to know the art of living, my friend? It is contained in one phrase: make use of suffering.

Henri-FrÈdÈric Amiel

If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.

Joseph Addison

The greatest friend of Truth is time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion Humility.

Charles Caleb Colton

Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune.

Chanakya

As each Sister is to become a Co-Worker of Christ in the slums, each ought to understand what God and the Missionaries of Charity expect from her. Let Christ radiate and live his life in her and through her in the slums. Let the poor, seeing her, be drawn to Christ and invite him to enter their homes and their lives. Let the sick and suffering find in her a real angel of comfort and consolation. Let the little ones of the streets cling to her because she reminds them of him, the friend of the little ones.

Mother Teresa

A friend of mine characterizes leaders simply like this: "Leaders don't inflict pain. They bear pain.

Max DePree

Whenever a friend succeeds, a little something in me dies.

Gore Vidal

With that malignant envy which turns pale, And sickens, even if a friend prevail.

Charles Churchill

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