True Friendship

“It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882)

“A friend loves at all times, And a brother is born for adversity.”
– Solomon – Proverbs 17:17

“One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.”
– Euripides, Greek playwright

“Never injure a friend, even in jest.”
– Cicero, Roman Philosopher 106BC – 43BC

“A true friend stabs you in the front.”
– Oscar Wilde

“Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.”
– Helen Keller

“Be slow in choosing your friends; slower in changing.”
-Benjamin Franklin

“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”
– Martin Luther King Jr.

“Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour. For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up.”
-Solomon – Ecclesiastes 4:9-10

“What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.”


“A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.”
-Jerome Cummings

“You only meet your once in a lifetime friend… once in a lifetime.”
-The Little Rascals

“…no man is useless while he has a friend.”
-Robert Louis Stevenson

“My father always used to say that when you die, if you’ve got five real friends, then you’ve had a great life.”
– Lee Iacocca

It is not what you give your friend, but what you are willing to give him that determines the quality of friendship.
– Mary Dixon Thayer

“A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.”
– Solomon  – Proverbs 18:24

“Greater Love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.
YOU are MY friends…”
– Jesus, John 15:13-14a