a friend is a second self.
a friend is best found in adversity.
a friend is never known till a man has need.
a friend is not so soon gotten as lost.
a friend to everybody is a friend to nobody.
a friend without faults will never be found.
a joke never gains an enemy but often loses a friend.
better lose a jest than a friend.
choose an author as you choose a friend.
he that has a full purse never wants a friend.
a life without a friend is a life without a sun.
be slow in choosing a friend; slower in changing.
a friend in need is a friend indeed.
a father is a treasure, a brother is a comfort, but a friend is both.
a friend exaggerates a man’s virtue, an enemy his crimes.
a friend in court is better than a penny in purse.