Man is a social being. He cannot live alone. He meets man in every spheres of his activities. He succeeds when the man around him are his friends. The main requisite of a friend is that he understands the man properly and treats him with sympathy and tolerance. The person fails when he is surrounded by unfriendly persons I.e. evils, enemy etc. So to prosper in a person’s life a friend is must.
There is a word or phrase, -- ‘’ A Friend In Need Is A Friend Indeed’’. This phrase depicts the true character of a friend. In sunny days people gather round us but leave us when we are in troubles. But a true friend specially remains with us in the hour of needs. This is the nature of a true friend.
Evil company tempts us in the path of vice and misery. It dooms our life. While a true friend expands and glorifies the life.
One day, while I was swimming in a nearly river, unfortunately I lost my control and was about to be drowned. Everybody standing by the riverside were shouting only. A friend of mine fortunately appeared there in search of me and discovered me in that plight. He thought not, and dived into the river to pull me up and thus my life was saved. A true friend is an asset and should be valued. Friendship should be maintained through out one’s life