, pub-0418880821635173, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0 World of Proverbs: Friends (226-250)

Friends (226-250)

Mischief comes not from a friend.
— Turkish

Mistrust your best friend as if he were your worst enemy.
— Mexican

Money makes friends enemies.
— English

Money and friendship break the arms of justice.
— Italian

Much money, many friends.
— German

Mutual confidence is the pillar of friendship.
— Chinese

Never trust much to a new friend or an old enemy.
— Scottish

No war is more bitter than the war of friends,
but it does not last long.
— Irish

Not all the people who weep over your corpse are your friends.
— African (Jabo)

Old friends and old ways ought not to be disdained.
— Danish

Old truths, old laws, old friends, an old book,
and old wine are best.
— Polish

Old fish, old oil, and an old friend are the best.
— English

Old friends and old wine are best.
— English

One God, one wife, but many friends.
— Dutch

One enemy is too many, and a hundred friends are too few.
— Italian

One has always strength enough to bear
the misfortunes of one's friends.
— French

One man's enemy is another man's friend.
— Ghanaian

One friend watches for another.
— English

One should go invited to a friend in good fortune
and uninvited in misfortune.
— Swedish

One learns much more from one's friends than from one's teacher.
— Vietnamese

One old friend is better than two new ones.
— Russian

One's acquaintances may fill the empire,
but one's real friends can be but few.
— Chinese

Only someone else can scratch your back

Only he is a friend who is a friend
when we are in difficulties.
— African (Libya)

Over a glass of wine, you find many good friends.
— Yiddish