• The language of friendship is not words but meanings. Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)
  • With clothes the new are best; with friends the old are best. Chinese proverb
  • The best mirror is an old friend.  George Herbert (1593-1633)
  •  “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. Albert Camus (1913-1960)
  • Friendship is one mind in two bodies. Mencius (372-289BC?) Chinese philosopher
  • Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with. Mark Twain (1835-1910)
  • We are all travellers in the wilderness of this world, and the best that we find in our travels is an honest friend.  Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)
  •  My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me. Henry Ford (1863-1947)
  • “I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.” Helen Keller (1880-1968)
  • Friendship is the only cement that will hold the world together. Woodrow Wilson (1856-1921)


From the Bible:

  • Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up. Ecclesiastes 4:9,10 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends. You are my friends if you do what I command. John 15:13,14 
  • Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of a friend springs from their heartfelt advice. Proverbs 27:9