One does nothing who tries to console a despondent person with word. A friend is one who aids with deeds at a critical time when deeds are called for.
Anyone who is an enemy of mine, let him love women, but let he who is my friend rejoice in men.
Verily, great grace may go with a little gift; and precious are all things that come from a friend.
In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the mind before the body; then thou hast a wife, a friend, a companion, a second self.
The loss of a friend is like that of a limb; time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired.
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Whoever thinks his friend more important than his country, I rate him nowhere.
A friend is worth all hazards we can run.
You are running to seek your friend. Let your feet run, but your mind need not.
It was from an old friend who thought he was dying. Anyway, he said, ‘Life and death issues don’t come along that often, thank God, so don’t treat everything like it’s life or death. Go easier.’