, pub-0418880821635173, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0 World of Proverbs: Friends (301-325)

Friends (301-325)

The friendship of the base is dangerous.
— Indian (Tamil)

The cat and dog may kiss, yet are none the better friends.
— English

The cat is a good friend, only she scratches.
— Portuguese

The cat is friendly, but it scratches.
— Spanish

The hunger of your friend does not hinder sleep.
— African (Bemba)

The hard worker and good health are always friends.
— Estonian

The first condition of friendship is to agree with each other.
— African (Egypt)

The father's friend is no friend of the son.
— African (Fulani)

The one who visits you is better than
the one who sends you greetings.
— Ghanaian

The friendship of a brother-in-law lasts
while one's sister lives.
— Indian (Tamil)

There are three faithful friends, an old wife,
an old dog, and ready money.
— American

There is nothing like a true friend, loyal and faithful.
— Filipino

There is flattery in friendship.
— English

There is no hyena without a friend.
— Kenyan

There is no friendship in trade.
— American

There is no friend to a man like his mother.
— Turkish

There's no living without friends.
— Portuguese

They are rich who have true friends.
— English

To meet an old friend in a distant land is
like refreshing rain after a long drought.
— Chinese

To a friend's house the road is never long.
— Danish

To give to your friend is not to cast away;
it is to store for the future.
— Swahili

Too many friends spoil the dinner.
— American

True friendship is like a single soul
split in two to fill two bodies.
— Mexican

Trust not a new friend nor an old enemy.
— English

Truth is better than friendship.
— Indian (Kashmiri)