Behaviour with friends (Positive Aspect)
From Holy Prophet (sawa) pg 24 of Tuhuful Uqool
O Ali, show good mannerism to your folks, neighbors, associates, and friends, so that God will record the highest grades for you.
16.From Holy Prophet (sawa) pg 60 of Tuhuful Uqool
…the Prophet (peace be upon him and his family) said: Meet your friend with a smiling face.
Companions & Friendship
1.The Holy Prophet [s] said: "Man is influenced by the faith of his friends. Therefore, be careful of whom you associate with."
Bihar-ul-Anwar, vol. 74, p. 192
2.Imam Sadiq [a] said: "My most beloved brother is he who (makes me aware of) my faults."
Bihar-ul-Anwar, vol. 74, p. 282(g05122006)(w02052007)
3.Imam Sadiq [a] said: "Be careful to have truthful friends and try to obtain them, for they are your support when you are in welfare, and your advocator when you have misfortune.
Bihar-ul-Anwar, vol. 74, p. 187(13022007)
4.[HOLY QURAN 3:118] O you who believe! do not take for intimate friends from among others than your own people; they do not fall short of inflicting loss upon you; they love what distresses you; vehement hatred has already appeared from out of their mouths, and what their breasts conceal is greater still; indeed, We have made the mmunications clear to you, if you will understand.(g18032007)(w14062007)
Means:- Brother hood means loyalty in difficulty and easy times.
5. Hazrat Ali (a.s) Says : The poor is one who does not have any friend
6. Hazrat Ali (a.s) Says : Two true friend are a single soul in different bodies. (10122007)
7.Hazrat Ali (a.s) Says : He who helps you in your time of trouble is your brother
8.Hazrat Ali (a.s) Says : Do not choose as your friend the enemy of your friend.(28122007)
9.Hazrat Ali (a.s) Says : He who discards a friend for slight offence risks lonelyness
10.Hazrat Ali (a.s) Says : A man is no friend of your's if you need another person to arbitrate between him and you. (20122008)
11. From Holy Prophet (sawa) pg 50 of Tuhuful Uqool
The Prophet was asked about the best friends. He (peace be upon him and his family) answered: "The best friends are those who help you when you mention (a matter) and remind you when you forget."
12.H Ali (as)pg 242 of Tuhuful Uqool
O Kumayl, you can inform your brotherly friend of your secret. Who is your true brotherly friend? He is that whodoes not disappoint you in misfortunes, does not leave you alone in troubles and sins, does not wait until you ask him for help, and does not let you inform him of your problem. (22032008)
13.H Ali (as) pg 319 of Tuhuful Uqool said: A true friend is that who regards in misfortunes, absence, and after death.
14.Imam Sadiq(as) pg 491 of Tuhuful Uqool said "Brothers are of three kinds: one is that who offers his soul for you and the other offers his wealth for you. These two kinds of brothers are genuine. The third is that who takes from you what he wants and needs you for enjoyment. You should not reckon him with the trustful (friends)." (30072008)