, pub-0418880821635173, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0 World of Proverbs: Friends (001-025)

Friends (001-025)

A lazy shepherd is the wolf's friend.
— Welsh

A poor man has no friend.
— African (Oji)

A good friend is shown in a black day.
— Turkish

A good friend is often better than a brother.
— Yiddish

A good friend is my nearest relation.
— English

A good friend is better than silver and gold.
— Dutch

A friend you have to buy; enemies you get for nothing.
— Yiddish

A friend you get for nothing; an enemy has to be bought.
— Yiddish

A friend's fault should be known but not abhorred.
— Portuguese

A friend who leads one astray is an enemy.
— Greek

A friend's faults may be noticed, but not blamed.
— Danish

A friend at one's back is a safe bridge.
— Dutch

A friend in court is better than a penny in purse.
— English

A friend in court is worth a penny in the purse.
— Scottish

A friend in the market is better
than money in the chest.
— English

A friend is better than a thousand silver pieces.
— Greek

A friend to all is a friend to none.
— English

A friend is better than money in the purse.
— Dutch

A friend is known at the time of distress.
— Lebanese

A friend is known in time of need.
— French

A friend is never known till a man have need.
— English

A friend is not known till he is lost.
— Italian

A friend in need is a friend indeed.
— English

A friend is not so soon gotten as lost.
— English

A friend is recognized only in misfortune.
— Russian