Friends (126-150)

Friends through fortune become
enemies through mishap.
— English

Friends are like fiddle strings, they
must not be screwed too tight.
— English

Friends must part.
— English

Friends and mules fail in hard trials.
— Spanish

Friends are known in time of need.
— Dutch

Friends agree best at a distance.
— Scottish

Friends while wine and meat are there,
husband and wife while there are fuel and rice.
— Chinese

Friendship is friendship, except
when it comes to tobacco.
— Russian

Friendship is the marriage of the soul.
— Japanese

Friendship is like wine, the older the better.
— Polish

Friendship is friendship,
but money has to be counted.
— Russian

Friendship is not laughing.
— African (Kpelle)

Friendship is not to be bought at a fair.
— English

Friendship is stronger than close relationship.
— Indian (Tamil)

Friendship is stronger than kinship.
— Yiddish

Friendship is good, though absence from friends is painful.
— Irish

Friendship, like mud, breaks when it dries up.
— Filipino

Friendship that flames goes out in a flash.
— English

Friendship broken may be soldered,
but never made whole.
— Spanish

Friendship is friendship, but work is work.
— Russian

Friendship lasts as long as the pot boils.
— Greek

Gifts make friendship lasting.
— Danish

Go often to your friend and you'll be treated coolly.
— Japanese

Go to your rich friend's house when invited,
to your poor friend's without invitation.
— Portuguese

God defend me from my friends;
I'll keep myself from my enemies.
— English

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