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“Command the assistance of a faithul friend” -Dryden

“Un amigo a todo el mundo es amigo de nadie”  (translated: A friend to everybody is a friend to nobody”) -Spanish Proverb

“False friendship, like the ivy, decays the wall it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.” -Burton

“Talking with a friend is nothing but thinking aloud” -Addison

“Every friend is to the other a sun, and a sun-flower also.  He attracts and follows” -Richter

“Friends, but few on earth, and therefore dear.” -Pollok

“Friends are much better tried in bad fortune than in good.” -Aristotle

“Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.” -Cicero

“Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination of two persons to promote the good and happiness of each other.” -Addison

“A good man is the best friend, and therefore soonest to be chosen, longest to be retained, and indeed never to be parted with, unless he ceases to be that for which he is chosen.” -Jeremy Taylor