When a friend is in trouble, don’t annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.
Edward W. Howe
A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
John D. Rockefeller
Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
Honore de Balzac
One’s friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
She is a friend of mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order. It’s good, you know, when you got a woman who is a friend of your mind.