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Wise Quotes about Friend

May you find great value in these Friend quotes and sayings.

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

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The most called-upon prerequisite of a friend is an accessible ear.
- Maya Angelou

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

Neither a borrower nor a lender be,
For loan oft loses both itself and friend,
And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.
- William Shakespeare

 

Health is the greatest possession.
Contentment is the greatest treasure.
Confidence is the greatest friend.
Non-being is the greatest joy.
- Lao Tzu

The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you,
whose presence calls forth your best.
- Epictetus

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

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This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous

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

I never considered a difference of opinion
in politics, in religion, in philosophy,
as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
- Thomas Jefferson

The language of Friendship is not words, but meanings.
It is an intelligence above language.
- Henry David Thoreau

The greatest compliment that was ever paid me
was when one asked me what I thought,
and attended to my answer.
- Henry David Thoreau

Never cease loving a person, and never give up hope for him,
for even the prodigal son who had fallen most low,
could still be saved; the bitterest enemy
and also he who was your friend could again be your friend;
love that has grown cold can kindle
- Soren Kierkegaard

The finest kind of friendship is between people
who expect a great deal of each other but never ask it.
- Anonymous

The price of freedom for a nation is lives and money.
Often, the price of freedom for an individual
is challenging the closed minds of family and friend.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The meeting of two personalities is
like the contact of two chemical substances:
if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
- Carl Jung

The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that
they can grow separately without growing apart.
- Elisabeth Foley

The easiest kind of friendship for me
is with ten thousand people.
The hardest is with one.
- Joan Baez

If you wish to succeed in life,
make perseverance your bosom friend,
experience your wise counselor,
caution your elder brother,
and hope your guardian genius.
- Joseph Addison

The happiest moments my heart knows are those in which
it is pouring forth its affections to a few esteemed characters.
- Thomas Jefferson

Our chief want is someone who will inspire us
to be what we know we could be.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

An insincere and evil friend is more
to be feared than a wild beast;
a wild beast may wound your body,
but an evil friend will wound your mind.
- The Buddha

You are my friend when you can guard my failure,
challenge my thought and celebrate my success.
- Anonymous

A friend or co-worker shares a political,
religious, economic, or social opinion
that is opposite to yours -
does that drive a wedge between your hearts?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In my friend, I find a second self.
- Isabel Norton

A true friend sees the good in everything,
and brings out the best in the worst of things.
- Sasha Azevedo

It is a great confidence in a friend
to tell him your faults;
greater to tell him his.
- Benjamin Franklin

A true friend is a source of strength and hope.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This communicating of a man's self to his friend
works two contrary effects;
for it redoubleth joys, and cutteth griefs in half.
- Francis Bacon

I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar,
but I cherish the friend who for me
does not consult his calendar.
- Robert Brault

A real friend is one who walks in
when the rest of the world walks out.
- Walter Winchell

The only reward of virtue is virtue;
the only way to have a friend is to be one.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Each friend represents a world in us,
a world possibly not born until they arrive,
and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
- Anais Nin

In everyone's life, at some time,
our inner fire goes out.
It is then burst into flame
by an encounter with another human being.
We should all be thankful for those people
who rekindle the inner spirit.
- Albert Schweitzer

If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship,
we must love our friend for their sakes
rather than for our own.
- Charlotte Bronte

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

A friend to all is a friend to none.
- Aristotle

You only meet your once in a lifetime friend ...
once in a lifetime.
- Little Rascals

A sister is a gift to the heart,
a friend to the spirit,
a golden thread to the meaning of life.
- Isadora James

I choose you as my friend, and rejoice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The feeling of friendship is like that
of being comfortably filled with roast beef;
love, like being enlivened with champagne.
- Samuel Johnson

Choose a friend as thou dost a wife,
till death separate you.
- William Penn

An injured friend is the bitterest of foes.
- Thomas Jefferson

My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
- Henry Ford

He's my friend that speaks well of me behind my back.
- Thomas Fuller

A true friend is the one who
walks in when others walk out.
- Walter Winchell

A holiday, the day I first named you, "friend."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You can learn how to let go of the past.
Whether you have experienced a break up
with someone you cared for deeply,
whether death has taken a loved one,
whether you have had a feud with a friend or family member,
whether you have lost a job.
Move on and let go.
Life can be joyful and rewarding again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Better to be a nettle in the side of your friend than his echo.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A friend is someone who won't stop
until he finds you and brings you home.
- Fraser Sr. in the movie Due South

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

An old friend will help you move.
A good friend will help you move a dead body.
- Jim Hayes

Everyone has a "best friend" during each stage of life,
but only a precious few have the same one.
- Anonymous

The best mirror is an old friend.
- Proverb

So long as we are loved by others,
I would almost say that we are indispensable;
and no man is useless while he has a friend.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

A friend is one who walks in when others walk out
- Walter Winchell

What is a friend? I will tell you ...
it is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.
- Frank Crane

A true friend is one who believes in you
when you have ceased to believe in yourself.
- Anonymous

Life without a friend is like death without a witness.
- Spanish proverb

Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend,
but it requires a very fine nature
to sympathize with a friend's success.
- Oscar Wilde

There is danger that we lose sight of
what our friend is absolutely,
while considering what she is to us alone.
- Henry David Thoreau

Throw your dreams into space like a kite,
and you do not know what it will bring back,
a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.
- Anais Nin

It takes a long time to grow an old friend.
- John Leonard

When it hurts to look back,
and you're scared to look ahead,
you can look beside you
and your best friend will be there.
- Anonymous

One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
- Euripides

A true friend never gets in your way
unless you happen to be going down.
- Arnold H. Glasgow

If I mayn't tell you what I feel,
what is the use of a friend?
- William Makepeace Thackeray

A friend in need is a friend indeed.
- Latin Proverb

The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand,
nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship;
it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one
when he discovers that someone else believes in him
and is willing to trust him with his friendship.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only thing to do is to hug one's friend tight and do one's job.
- Edith Wharton


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