Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.helen keller
No friend to love like a long voyage at sea.aphra behn
A friend loves at all times, and kinsfolk are born to share adversity.The Bible, Proverbs 17:17 (NRSV).
For whoever knows how to return a kindness he has received must be a friend above all price.Sophocles, Philoctetes. Oxford translation. Revised by Buckley
A friend is worth all hazards we can run.Edward Young
It takes a long time to grow an old friend.john leonard
Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.Martin Luther King Jr.
Chaos is a friend of mine.bob dylan
Let us burn one from end to end, and pass it over to me my friend. Burn it long, we'll burn it slow, to light me up before I go.Ben Harper, "Burn One Down" from Fight for your Mind (1995).
The only way to have a friend is to be one.ralph waldo emerson
Keep thy friend under thy own life's key.william shakespeare
If you should die before me, ask if you could bring a friend.Stone Temple Pilots in "Still Remains" on Purple (1994).
Friends I have made, whom envy must commend, but not one foe whom I would wish a friend.Charles Churchill
An open foe may prove a curse, but a pretended friend is worse.john gay
Gentlemen of the Jury: The one, absolute, unselfish friend that man can have in this selfish world, the one that never deserts him, the one that never proves ungrateful or treacherous, is his dog.Senator George Graham Vest, Eulogy on the Dog. Found in Elbert Hubbard's Pig-Pen Pete, p. 178.
A faithful friend is the medicine of life; and they that fear the Lord shall find him.Bible (Apocrypha)
As life runs on, the road grows strange With faces new,and near the end The milestones into headstones change, 520 'Neath every one a friend.james russell lowell
Never yet Was noble man but made ignoble talk. He makes no friend who never made a foe.Tennyson
This is so personal it makes Chris Eubank look like an old friend of mine by comparison.nigel benn
The friendships which last are those wherein each friend respects the other's dignity to the point of not really wanting anything from him.cyril connolly
The third big idea is that we confess our sins to someone close to us--a friend or our spouse. I don't mean a public declaration of our shortcomings; I mean confession in the security of a trusted and living friend.ted haggard
There are two moments in the life of any fag that you can never forget: your first kiss with another man and your first argument with a heterosexual friend that doesn't get the difference between being a homosexual and wanting to be a woman. On first sight I can't calibrate which will be repeated more times during our sexually emancipated lifetime. Lucky enough, I can tell which we all prefer to be repeated: the argument with the heterosexual friend... if it ends in a long , wet, passionate kiss.miss shangay lily
Thou first, best friend that Heav'n assigns belowTo sooth and sweeten all the cares we know.samuel rogers
He seemed so confident that I, remembering my own confidence two nights before and with the baneful result, felt awe and vague terror. It must have been my weakness that made me hesitate to tell it to my friend, but I felt it all the more, like unshed tears.Bram Stoker
As two floating planks meet and part on the sea,O friend! so I met and then drifted from thee.William R. Alger, "The Brief Chance Encounter", Poetry of the Orient (1865), p. 196.
The best friend is he that, when he wishes a person's good, wishes it for that person's own sake.Aristotle
What I look for in a friend is someone who's different from me. The more different the person is, the more I'll learn from him. The more he'll come up with surprising takes on ideas and things and situations.samuel r. delany
His voice rose under the black smoke before the burning wreckage of the island; and infected by that emotion, the other little boys began to shake and sob too. And in the middle of them, with filthy body, matted hair, and unwiped nose, Ralph wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man's heart, and the fall through the air of the true, wise friend called Piggy.william golding
This petty place cannot be Hell , Roadstrum? Ah, but it is my friend. That, you see, is the hell of it.r. a. lafferty
We were at the age when a friend 's conversation seems like oneself talking, when one shares a life in common the way I still think, bachelor though I am, some married couples are able to live.cesare pavese