The word proverb comes from the Latin 'proverbium' and
have been defined as a simple and concrete saying popularly known and
repeated, which expresses a truth, based on common sense or the
practical experience of humanity. Often metaphorical, these short and
pithy sayings encapsulate the wisdom of the past, making it available to
both present and future generations. Talk about just anything, tangible
or otherwise, the human race has ever experienced and you'll find no
dearth of proverbs on it. With Friendship Day just round the corner,
here we bring to you a collection of choicest proverbs on friends and
friendship. These Friendship proverbs are centuries old, possibly even a
millennia and range from ancient utterances to biblical verses. Go over
these pithy sayings and rediscover the meaning of friendship. You can
also cite these on your cards for friends. If you want to share these
wonderful Friendship proverbs with anyone, just
to refer this page to him/her and do so. Happy Friendship Day!
Check out these wonderful proverbs that delineate the true meaning of
The best mirror is an old friend.
A good friend is my nearest relation.
A hedge between keeps friendship green.
Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
The best of friends must part.
The death of a friend is equivalent to the loss of a limb.
~ German Proverb
Life without a friend is like death without a witness.
~ Spanish Proverb
Hold a true friend with both your hands.
~ Nigerian Proverb
An ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of friendship.
~ Spanish Proverb
A mirror reflects a man's face, but what he is really like is shown by
the kind of friends he chooses.
~ Proverbs 27:19
A friend loveth at all times.
~ Proverbs 17:17
Only your real friends tell you when your face is dirty.
~ Sicilian Proverb
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends. --
An honest answer is the sign of true friendship.
~ Proverbs 24:26
Friendship doubles our joy and divides our grief.
~ Swedish proverb
A friend in need is a friend indeed.
~ Latin Proverb
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