• Misfortune shows those who are not really friends
    ~ Aristotle
  • I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends
    ~ Walt Whitman
  • 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.
    ~ Anonymous
  • We secure our friends not by accepting favors but by doing them
    ~ Thucydides
  • Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate
    ~ Thomas Jones
  • Purchase not friends by gifts; when thou ceasest to give, such will cease to love
    ~ Thomas Fuller
  • Get not your friends by bare compliments, but by giving them sensible tokens of your love
    ~ Socrates
  • To like and dislike the same things, that is indeed true friendship
    ~ Sallust
  • The friendship that can cease has never been real
    ~ Saint Jerome
  • There was a definite process by which one made people into friends, and it involved talking to them and listening to them for hours at a time
    ~ Rebecca West