Whoever understands how to do a kindness when he fares well would be a friend better than any possession.
Verily, great grace may go with a little gift; and precious are all things that come from a friend.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
Myth means a "true story" and, beyond that, a story that is a most precious possession because it is sacred, exemplary, significant.
Every man can tell how many goats or sheep he possesses, but not how many friends.
Of all our possessions, wisdom alone is imortal.
The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
I have some Russian friends. But probably only 10 percent. I don't hang out usually in the big Russian communities in Brooklyn and New Jersey.
The shortage of buyers, which the world is suffering from, is readily understood, not as due to people not wishing to obtain possession of goods, but as people being unwilling to part with something which might earn a regular income in exchange for those goods.
Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
He who possesses art and science has religion; he who does not possess them, needs religion.
A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
While conscience is our friend, all is at peace; however once it is offended, farewell to a tranquil mind.
Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.
In a man, I look for a friend, someone who's equal, with whom I'm comfortable.
Your lost friends are not dead, but gone before, advanced a stage or two upon that road which you must travel in the steps they trod.
Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by his heart, and his friends can only read the title.
Cricket makes no sense to me. I find it beautiful to watch and I like that they break for tea. That is very cool, but I don't understand. My friends from The Clash tried to explain it years and years ago, but I didn't understand what they were talking about.
Often, I went in love with some friends in school. And, no, I suffered. Only later, things went better.
If one considered life as a simple loan, one would perhaps be less exacting. We possess actually nothing; everything goes through us.
This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love: the more they give, the more they possess.
Think you of the fact that a deaf person cannot hear. Then, what deafness may we not all possess? What senses do we lack that we cannot see and cannot hear another world all around us?
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every foe.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
I don't see why I can't have friends of both sexes without wild rumors being circulated. It's crazy.