It is easier to forgive an enemy
than to forgive a friend.

— William Blake

Live so that your friends
can defend you but never have to.

— Arnold H. Glasgow

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is the only force capable
of transforming an enemy into friend.

— Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A friend is the little prize in the cereal box of life.

— Hallmark card

A friend is someone who sees through you
and still enjoys the view.

— Wilma Askinas

True friendship is seen through the heart,
not through the eyes.

— Peter Wastholm

It’s funny, isn’t it, how you can be
surrounded by people and be lonely.
Yet one person can bring infinite contentment.

— Matthew Yearout

The greatest sweetener of human life is friendship.

— Joseph Addison

Of course there is such things as angels.
Only sometimes they don’t have wings…
and we call them friends!

— unknown

Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives,
and remembering what one receives.

— Alexandre Dumas

My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.

— Henry Ford

I’d like to be the sort of friend that you have been to me;
I’d like to be the help that you’ve been always glad to be;
I’d like to mean as much to you each minute of the day,
as you have meant old friend of mine, to me along the way.

— Edgar A. Guest

Friends are flowers in the garden of life.

— unknown

A friend is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.

— C. Raymond Beran

In the cookie of life,
friends are chocolate chips.

— Salman Rushdie

Remember, no man is a failure who has friends.

— “It’s a Wonderful Life”

Each friend represents a world in us,
a world possibly not born until they arrive,
and it is only by this meeting
that a new world is born.

— Anaïs Nin

A true friend is the most precious of all possessions
and the one we take the least thought about acquiring.

— La Rochefoucauld

The people we are in relationship with
are always a mirror,
reflecting our own beliefs,
and simultaneously we are mirrors,
reflecting their beliefs.
Relationship is one of
the most powerful tools for growth.

— Shakti Gawain

The ultimate test of a relationship
is to disagree but hold hands.

— Alexander Penney

A friend might well be reckoned
the masterpiece of nature.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is easier to forgive an enemy
than to forgive a friend.

— William Blake

Love is blind,
but friendship closes its eyes.

— unknown

True friendship is like sound health,
the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.

— Charles Caleb Colton

It seems to me that trying to live without friends
is like milking a bear
to get cream for your morning coffee.
It is a whole lot of trouble,
and then not worth much after you get it.

— Zora Neale Hurston

Friendship is when people know all about you
but like you anyway.

— unknown

A friend is one to whom you can
pour out the contents of your heart,
chaff and grain alike.
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.

— unknown

The road to a friend’s house is never long.

— Danish proverb

Blessed are they who have the gift of making friends,
for it is one of God’s best gifts.
It involves many things, but above all,
the power of going out of one’s self,
and appreciating whatever is noble
and loving in another.

— Thomas Hughes

Friends forever,
right from the start,
caring and sharing,
from the heart. 

— unknown

Every good friend once was a stranger.

— unknown

A friend is someone who reaches for your hand,
but touches your heart.

— unknown

Friendship improves happiness,
and abates misery,
by doubling our joys,
and dividing our grief.

— Joseph Addison

The greatest gift
is not found in a store nor under a tree,
but in the hearts of true friends.

— Cindy Lew