Baal Shem Tov — To pull a friend out of the mire, do not hesitate to get dirty.

Derech Eretz Zuta 2 — Hearken your ears to the words of your friend.

Ecclesiastes Rabbah 7 — On the holiday of a friend, rejoice with him.

Ethics of the Fathers 1:6 — Provide for yourself a teacher, get yourself a friend.

Ethics of the Fathers 1:6 — Accept a teacher for yourself; acquire a friend for yourself.

Ethics of the Fathers 2:10 — Let the honor of your friends be as precious to you as your own.

Ethics of the Fathers 2:5 — Never judge your friend until you put yourself in his position.

Genesis 2:18 — It is not good for man to be alone. I will make a compatible helper for him.

Joshua 1:5 — I shall not weaken in My support of you or abandon you.

Leviticus 19:18 — Love your neighbor as yourself.

Mishnah Eduyot 5:7 — Your good conduct will make you friends, but your evil will make you enemies.

Mivchar HaPeninim #225 — A man without comrades is like the left without the right.

Prof. Martin Buber — We Jews are a community by virtue of historic memory. We have been held together and upheld by common rememberings.

Proverbs 12:26 — The righteous is guided by his friend...

Proverbs 17:9 — He who harps on a matter alienates a friend.

Proverbs 27:10 — Do not forsake your own friend.

Psalm 122:8 — For the sake of my bretheren and my comrades, I shall speak of peace in your midst.

Seder Eliyahu Rabban, Chapter 18 — The righteous are called G-d\'s brothers and friends.

Seforno — To love your fellow human being means putting yourself in his or her position.

Talmud Berachot 16b-17a — May You sustain us in Your world with a good friend and a good impulse.

Talmud Berachot 28b — Be mindful of the honor of your friends.

Talmud Berachot 6b — Whoever knows that his friend is going to greet him should greet him first.

Talmud Sanhedrin 99b — He who causes his friend to do a mitzvah is regarded by Scripture as though he had done it himself.

Yedid Nefesh — To him Your friendship will be sweeter than the dripping of honey-comb and any taste.