Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.
The most called-upon prerequisite of a friend is an accessible ear.
Love is friendship set on fire.
Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
We need old friends to help us grow old and new friends to help us stay young.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin