Here are some proverbs and quotes about friends.
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A brother is a friend given by nature.Jean-Baptiste Legouvé
A friend by thee is better than a brother far off.
A friend in need is a friend indeed.Someone who helps when you are in trouble is your real friend.
A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.Donna Roberts
A friend to all is a friend to none.Someone who is a friend to everyone makes none of them feel special.
A morsel eaten selfishly does not gain a friend.
A stone from the hand of a friend is an apple.
A stupid friend is a greater plague than a wise enemy.
A wise man remembers his friends at all times; a fool, only when he has need of them.
An empty purse frightens away friends.If you get poor, your 'friends' will disappear.
An intelligent enemy is better than a stupid friend.
Ashes or diamonds, foe or friend, we're all equal in the end.Roger Waters
Be slow in choosing a friend, but slower in changing him.
But, but that's what a friend is, Bert. I mean, not minding too much because you like somebody. That's a friend, Bert, a pal! Not minding! That's what friends are for!Ernie
Source: From the song: That's What Friends Are For
Choose your friends with caution; plan your future with purpose, and frame your life with faith.Thomas S. Monson
Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend.Albert Camus
Facebook is not your friend, it is a surveillance engine.Richard Stallman
False friends are worse than open enemies.
Friends are flowers that never fade.
Good accounting makes good friends.You will have friends if you avoid money problems.
Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.Laozi
How dear the woods are! You beautiful trees! I love every one of you as a friend.Lucy Maud Montgomery
Source: Anne of Avonlea
I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.J.D. Salinger
I came to your shore as a stranger, I lived in your home as a guest, I leave your threshold as a friend, my earth.Rabindranath Tagore
If everybody is a Facebook friend, what is an actual friend?Alissa Quart
If you have a good friend, you don't need a mirror.
If you have figs in your knapsack, everyone will want to be your friend.
If you see a friend without a smile, give him one of yours.
If you want a friend, be a friend.
If you want peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.Desmond Tutu
In times of prosperity friends are plentiful.You have many friends when you have no difficulties, but if you are in trouble your 'friends' may disappear.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.J.K. Rowling
Make a friend of the wolf, but keep your axe ready.
My friend is my brother, just born to a different family.(unknown author)
Never trust your friend with a secret unless he is mute or a dog.
Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose as a friend if he were a woman.Joseph Joubert
Only real friends will tell you when your face is dirty.Only a real friend will tell you the truth about yourself.
Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.Groucho Marx
Peel a fig for your friend, a peach for your enemy.
People fear death even more than pain. It's strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death. At the point of death, the pain is over. Yeah, I guess it is a friend.Jim Morrison
Pick your friends like you pick your fruit.
Real friends will share even a strawberry.
Save me from my friends.Friends can sometimes cause more problems than enemies.
Short reckonings make long friends.Pay debts quickly to ensure long friendship.
The ambitious one makes friends with the elephant, then tramples upon the ant.
The best thing about having a sister was that I always had a friend.Cali Rae Turner
The colors of the rainbow, so pretty in the skyLouis Armstrong
Also on the faces of people going by
I see friends shaking hands, saying how do you do
They're only saying I love you
Source: Lyrics: What a Wonderful World
The grass was greenerPink Floyd
The light was brighter
With friends surrounded
The nights of wonder
Source: High Hopes Lyrics
The mirror is my best friend, because when I cry it never laughs.Charlie Chaplin
The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to.Carl Sandburg