"A friend should bear his friend's infirmities"
"The belongings of friends are common"
"My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake"
"Friends are born, not made"
"I count myself nothing else so happyAs in a soul remembering my good friends"
"True happinessConsists not in the multitude of friends,But in the worth and choice"
"Friends are God's apology for relatives"
"Old friends are the best. King James used to call for his old shoes; for they were easiest for his feet"
"Old friends are the blessing of one's later years - half a word conveys one's meaning"
"The only way to have a friend is to be one"
"When your friend holds you affectionately by both hands you are safe, for you can watch both his"
"Of two close friends, one is always the slave of the other"
"A friend in need is a friend indeed"
Except, his conscience said as he drifted off, Nicholas is your friend.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
Hector Dick, his best friend , was also jailed in February this year, for an offence related to the inquiry into her disappearance.Glasgow Herald (2001)
His close friend Evan Whitton called him "the most extraordinary man I ever met".THE MEDICAL MYSTERIES E-OMNIBUS (2001)
It wasn't organised through the Football Board but offered by a friend of mine.Irish Times (2002)
Mr Alan Cummins, a student at UCD, was leaving the station with his friend , Ms Jennifer Riley.Irish Times (2002)
Reading it is like sitting over a few vodkas with a beguiling friend , he says.Country Life (2005)
Roger has a secretary, who has a friend or husband, who has... You get the drift.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
She enjoys chatting to the strangers who treat her like a friend.Glasgow Herald (2001)
She's a pain in the arse, thought Malone, but she's the sort of friend everyone should have.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)