"Books and friends should be few but good."
"A friend in need is a friend indeed."
- Latin Proverb
"A good friend is my nearest relation."
"A hedge between keeps friendship green."
"God defend me from my friends; from my enemies I can defend myself."
"Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes."
"Love is blind. Friendship tries not to notice."
-Sent in by Angela Kendrick
"The best of friends must part."
"Do not use a hatchet to remove a fly from your friend's forehead."
- Chinese Proverb, (sent by Julio Fung)
"To have a friend, be a friend."
(sent by Julio Fung)
"The death of a friend is equivalent to the loss of a limb."
- German Proverb
"Life without a friend is like death without a witness."
- Spanish Proverb
"The best mirror is an old friend."
"May there always be work for your hands to do, may your purse always hold a coin or two. May the sun always shine on your windowpane, may a rainbow be certain to follow each rain. May the hand of a friend always be near you, may God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you."
- Irish Blessing
"A cheerful friend is like asunny day spreading brightness all around."
- John Lubcock ( English Astronomer )
"THERE ARE MANY TYPES OF SHIPS. THERE ARE WOODEN SHIPS ,PLASTIC SHIPS, AND METAL SHIPS. BUT THE BEST AND MOST IMPORTAINT TYPES OF SHIPS ARE FRIENDSHIPS."
- OLD IRISH QUOTE (SENT BY -ROBERT J. BADAR JR.)
"The only unsinkable ship is FRIENDSHIP."
-Sent in by Jeff Sczpanski
" A friend is one to whom one may pour out all the contents of one's heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that the gentlest of hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping and with a breath of kindness blow the rest away."
- Arabian Proverb
"It is better to be in chains with friends , than to be in a garden with strangers."
-Persian Proverb -Sent in by Shawn.