He and I were friends when he was little. I watched him grow up, but, you know, you dangle a baby over a balcony and that’s it for me.
– Cher (on Singer Michael Jackson, quoted in Time, Dec 2002)
Friends are God’s apology for relatives.
– Hugh Kingsmill
A funny thing is if you’re out hiking and your friend gets bit by a poisonous snake, tell him you’re going for help, then go about ten feet and pretend YOU got bit by a snake. Then start an argument about who’s going to get help. A lot of guys will start crying. That’s why it makes you feel good when you tell them it was just a joke.
– Jack Handey (Deep Thoughts) Saturday Night Live
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
– Fr. Jerome Cummings
If your friend is already dead, and being eaten by vultures, I think it’s okay to feed some bits of your friend to one of the vultures, to teach him to do some tricks. But ONLY if you’re serious about adopting the vulture.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts (Saturday Night Live)
A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success!
– Doug Larson
If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.
– Harry S. Truman
There are three faithful friends, an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
– Benjamin Franklin
A real friend is someone who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Don’t walk in front of me, I may not follow; Don’t walk behind me, I may not lead; Walk beside me, and just be my friend.
– Albert Camus
Every murderer is probably somebody’s old friend.
– Agatha Christie
Win hearts, and you have hands and purses.
– Lord Burleigh
Friendship is Love without his wings.
– Lord Byron
It’s much easier to turn a friendship into love, than love into friendship.