Friends (201-225)

In time of prosperity friends will be plenty.
— English

ffIn good times a friend has no value.
— Filipino

It is better to be kind to our neighbors than
to cross the world to offer incense to our ancestors.
— Ethiopian

It is easier to fathom the depths of the sea
than to find a true and sincere friend.
— Filipino

It is difficult to win a friend in a year;
it is easy to offend one in an hour.
— Chinese

It is a good friend who helps one in poverty.
— Vietnamese

It is no use hiding from a friend what is known to an enemy.
— Danish

It is easier to visit friends than to live with them.
— Chinese

It is good to have friends but bad to need them.
— English

It is good to have friends everywhere.
— Italian

It's easy to acquire an enemy; hard to acquire a friend.
— Yiddish

It's merry when friends meet.
— English

Justice knows no friendship.
— Estonian

Liberal hands make many friends.
— Danish

Life without a friend is death without a witness.
— English

Little presents maintain friendship.
— French

Long absence changes friends.
— French

Love your friend with his faults.
— Italian

Make friendships with men better than yourself;
better none than those like yourself.
— Chinese

Many kinsfolk and a few friends.
— English

Many humble servants, but not one true friend.
— English

Many a man is a good friend but a bad neighbor.
— Danish

Many a friend was lost through a joke,
but none has ever been gained so.
— Czech

Many friends, no friend.
— English

Meat twice cooked and a friend twice
reconciled are hardly ever good.
— Czech

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