'Own kin are the worst friends,' said the fox, when he saw the foxy dogs after him.
A clear bargain, a dear friend.
A clown enriched knows neither relation nor friend.
A courageous foe is better than a cowardly friend.
A dead man has neither relations nor friends.
A dissimilarity of pursuits dissolves friendship.
A dog is a man's best friend.
A dog with a bone knows no friends.
A fair-weather friend changes with the wind.
A fool repays a salve by a stab, and a stab by a salve. [He mistakes friends for foes and foes for friends.]
A foolish man may be known by six things: Anger without cause, speech without profit, change without progress, inquiry without object, putting trust in a stranger, and mistaking foes for friends.
A friend advises in his interest, not yours.
A friend at one's back is a safe bridge.
A friend by thee is better than a brother far off.
A friend is better than money in the purse.
A friend is known in time of need.
A friend is not known till he is lost.
A friend is to be taken with his faults.
A friend that will go to the scaffold with you.
A friend that you buy with presents, will be bought from you.
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