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
Keep thy friend under thy own life's key.william shakespeare
A friend is worth all hazards we can run.Edward Young
It takes a long time to grow an old friend.john leonard
Chaos is a friend of mine.bob dylan
The cruelest lies are often told in silence. A man may have sat in a room for hours and not opened his teeth, and yet come out of that room a disloyal friend or a vile calumniator. And how many loves have perished because, from pride, or spite, or diffidence, or that unmanly shame which withholds a man from daring to betray emotion, a lover, at the critical point of the relation, has but hung his head and held his tongue?Robert Louis Stevenson
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
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
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.
Who's your fat friend?c.1813 Of the Prince Regent. Remark addressed to his companion, whom the Prince had acknowledged while studiously ignoring Brummell. Quoted in Jesse Life of George Brummell (1844), vol.1.
Sois donc ami since' re ou since' re ennemi, Et ne reste pas tra|"tre et fide' le a' demi. Be either a sincere friend or a sincere enemy, And never be half-traitor and half-faithful.1827 Cromwell, act1, sc.1.
Thou has been called,O Sleep! the friend of Woe, But 'tis the happy who have called thee so.Robert Southey
The intense interest aroused in the public by what was known at the time as "The Styles Case" has now somewhat subsided. Nevertheless, in view of the world-wide notoriety which attended it, I have been asked, both by my friend Poirot and the family themselves, to write an account of the whole story. This, we trust, will effectually silence the sensational rumours which still persist.agatha christie
We are never less alone than when we are in the society of a single, faithful friend; never less deserted than when we are carried in tne arms of the All-Powerful.françois fénelon
He was once asked what a friend is, and his answer was, "One soul abiding in two bodies."diogenes laërtius
An old friend once told me, you don't go fill up your car with gas at night and then park it in the garage.gary player
It is a good thingTo escape from death, but it is not great pleasureTo bring death to a friend.Sophocles
Give, and thou shalt receive. Give thoughts of cheer,Of courage and success, to friend and stranger.And from a thousand sources, far and near,Strength will be sent thee in thy hour of danger.ella wheeler wilcox
Thou hast been called, O Sleep, the friend of Woe, But 'tis the happy who have called thee so.Robert Southey
"Bosh," he said, "On what else is the whole world run but immediate impressions? What is more practical? My friend, the philosophy of this world may be founded on facts, but its business is run on spiritual impressions and atmospheres."gilbert keith chesterton
I am a friend, comrades, a friend!yuri gagarin
But strength alone though of the Muses born Is like a fallen angel: trees uptorn, Darkness, and worms, and shrouds, and sepulchres Delight it; for it feeds upon the burrs, And thorns of life; forgetting the great end Of poesy, that it should be a friend To sooth the cares, and lift the thoughts of man.john keats
Got my ticket at the airport Well I guess I've been marking time I've been living in another country That operates along entirely different lines Keep me away from porter or whiskey Don't play anything sentimental it'll make me cry I've got to go back my friend Is there really any need to ask why?van morrison
Courage, ne'er by sorrow broken! Aid where tears of virtue flow; Faith to keep each promise spoken! Truth alike to friend and foe!friedrich von schiller
Thou dost conspire against thy friend, Iago, If thou but think'st him wrong'd and mak'st his ear A stranger to thy thoughts.william shakespeare