"Histories are more full of examples of fidelity of dogs than of friends." --Alexander Pope
"What a delight it is to make friends with someone you have despised!" -- Colette (1873-1954)
"There are very few honest friends--the demand is not particularly great." -- Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
"The only way to have a friend is to be one." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
"'Tis great Confidence in a Friend to tell him your Faults, greater to tell him his." -- Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
"A Friend is one who incessantly pays us the compliment of expecting from us all the virtues, and who can appreciate them in us." -- Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862).
"Your friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you." -- Elbert Hubbard (1859-1915)
"It is not enough that you succeed. It's equally important that your friends fail." --From the dark corridors of L.A.