"Books and friends should be few but good."
"A friend in need is a friend indeed."
"A good friend is my nearest relation."
"A hedge between keeps friendship green."
"God defend me from my friends; from my enemies I can defend myself."
"Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes."
"Love is blind. Friendship tries not to notice."
"The best of friends must part."
"Do not use a hatchet to remove a fly from your friend's forehead."
"To have a friend, be a friend."
"The death of a friend is equivalent to the loss of a limb."
"Life without a friend is like death without a witness."
"The best mirror is an old friend."
"May there always be work for your hands to do, may your purse always hold a coin or two. May the sun always shine on your windowpane, may a rainbow be certain to follow each rain. May the hand of a friend always be near you, may God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you."
"A cheerful friend is like asunny day spreading brightness all around."
"There are many types of ships. there are wooden ships ,plastic ships, and metal ships. but the best and most importaint types of ships are friendships."
"The only unsinkable ship is FRIENDSHIP."
" A friend is one to whom one may pour out all the contents of one's heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that the gentlest of hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping and with a breath of kindness blow the rest away."
"It is better to be in chains with friends , than to be in a garden with strangers."