A friend without faults will never be found.
A joke never gains an enemy but often loses a friend.
Better lose a jest than a friend.
Choose an author as you choose a friend.
He that has a full purse never wants a friend.
Life without a friend is death without a witness.
Thy friend has a friend and thy friend's friend has a friend so be discreet.
To preserve a friend three things are required: to honour him present, praise him absent, and assist him in his necessities.
Trust not the praise of a friend, nor the contempt of an enemy.
We can live without a brother, but not without a friend.
We can live without our friends, but not without our neighbours.
When a friend asks, there is no tomorrow.
Without a friend the world is a wilderness.
A bosom friend afar brings distant land near.
Admonish your friends in private, praise them in public.
A faithful friend is hard to find.
A good book is a best friend who never turns his back upon us.