"True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost."
- Charles Caleb Colton
"Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born."
- Anais Nin
"My friends are my estate."
- Emily Dickinson
"A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out."
"A friend is one who walks in when others walk out"
"A friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be anywhere else."
- Len Wein - Sent by Paulo Louro
"A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words."
- Sent by Donna Roberts
"A friend is one who believes in you when you have ceased to believe in yourself."
- Sent by Lysha
"Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow.
Don't walk behind me, I may not lead.
Walk beside me and be my friend."
- Albert Camus (also attributed to Maimonidies). Sent by clovers
"A hug is worth a thousand words. A friend is worth more."
- Sent by Jasmine Fitzwilliam
"Everyone is a friend, until they prove otherwise."
- sent by Steve
"Every person is a new door to a different world."
- from movie "Six Degrees of Seperation" (thanks to Steve's Famous Quotes)
"It takes a long time to grow an old friend."
- by John Leonard (thanks to Steve's Famous Quotes)