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                       QUOTES ABOUT FRIENDSHIP
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When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends.   
-Japanese Proverb

None of us has gotten where we are solely by pulling ourselves up from
our own bootstraps. We got here because somebody bent down and helped
us. -Thurgood Marshall

Instead of loving your enemies -- treat your friends a little better.
-Edgar Watson Howe 

Don't cry over anyone who won't cry over you.

Good friends are hard to find, harder to leave, and impossible to
forget.

A best friend is like a four leaf clover, hard to find and lucky to
have.

I do then with my friends as I do with my books. I would have them 
where I can find them, but I seldom use them. -Ralph Waldo Emerson 

A good motto is: Use friendliness but do not use your friends.
-Frank Crane 

A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it 
back to you when you have forgotten the words.

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 

Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate.

Friends are chocolate chips in the cookie of life.

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art. It has no
survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to 
survival. -C.S. Lewis

Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends
will leave footprints in your heart. -Eleanor Roosevelt

There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with
chocolate. -Charles Dickens

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the
silence of our friends. -Martin Luther King

You are such a good friend that if we were on a sinking ship and 
there was only one life jacket--I'd miss you a lot and think of you 
often.

Treat your friends as you do your pictures, and place them in their
best light. -Jennie Jerome Churchill

A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and sings it back
to you when you've forgotten the words.

Champagne for my true friends and true pain for my sham friends!

Family is not determined by blood, but by true friendship.

A true friend stabs you in the front. -Oscar Wilde
 
My best friend is one who brings out the best in me. -Henry Ford

Friends are made by many acts - and lost by only one.

Who keeps company with wolves will learn to howl.

Some roads aren't meant to be travelled alone.

A friend in need is a friend indeed.

One enemy is too many; and a hundred friends too few.

You can judge a man by the company he keeps.

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

Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me, I may
not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend. 

Friends are flowers that never fade.

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

When asked to share the top reason for their marital success, the men
and women said, "My spouse is my best friend."  When the dust settles
from a passionate courtship, what's left - and what will keep that
marriage growing and vital - is friendship. -Jan Yager

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be
stupid with them. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Treasure each other in the recognition that we do not know how long 
we shall have each other. -Joshua Loth Liebman

Friends are relatives you make for yourself. -Eustache Deschamps

The best vitamin for making friends: B1.

Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not
something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning
of friendship, you really haven't learned anything. -Muhammad Ali

I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because of all things
granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship.

Real friends are those who, when you've made a fool of yourself, don't
feel that you've done a permanent job.

He who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness
gathers love.

Do not judge your friend until you stand in his place.

Dogs have so many friends because they wag their tails, not their
tongues.

The proper office of a friend is to side with you when you are in the
wrong. Nearly anybody will side with you when you are in the right.
-Mark Twain

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

The richest person in the world is not the one who still has the first 
dollar they ever earned. It's the person who still has their first
friend. -Martha Mason

Friends are like fiddle strings, they must not be screwed too tight. 
-English proverb


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