"Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow.
Don't walk behind me, I may not lead.
Walk beside me and be my friend."
- Albert Camus (also attributed to Maimonidies).
"A friend is one who walks in when others walk out"
"A friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be
- Len Wein
"It takes a long time to grow an old friend."
- by John Leonard
are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow.
But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him
up! Again, if two lie together, they keep
warm, but how can one keep warm alone? And
though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand
him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken.
- Ecclesiastes 4:9-12
"Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It
has no survival value; rather is one of those things that give value to
- C. S. Lewis
"I get by with a little help from my friends."
- John Lennon
"Make new friends and keep the old, one is silver and the
- Girl Scout Song
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you
help them to become what they are capable of being."
"Truth and tears clear the way to a deep and lasting
– unknown source
"Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but
it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend's success."
- Oscar Wilde
"The best mirror is an old friend."
- George Herbert
"What is a friend? A single soul in two bodies."
The friendship that can cease has never been real."
- Saint Jerome
One can never speak enough of the virtues, the dangers, the
power of shared laughter."
- Francoise Sagan
"True friendship is never serene."
- Marquise de Sevigne
love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his
"Friendship without self interest is one of the rare and
beautiful things in life."
- James Francis Byrnes
"Every man should have a fair-sized cemetary in which to bury
the faults of his friends."
- Henry Brooks Adams
There is an exquisite melody in every heart. If we listen
closely, we can hear each other's song. A friend knows the song in your
heart and responds with beatiful harmony."---unknown source
"Friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling
as any other fragile and precious things."
- Randolph S. Bourne
"A real friend will tell you when you have spinach stuck in