A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same. Elbert Hubbard
A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely.
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.
You can always tell a real friend: when you've made a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job.
A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.
But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
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
Friendship... is 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 always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better. Plutarch
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
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.