Essay: My Best Friend
Title: My Best Friend
The world looks gloomy in the absence of a true friend. Man by nature is a social animal. A man who lives alone is either an angel or a beast. Thus, arises the need for a true and honest friend. True friends, no doubt, are rare in this world.
John is my best friend. He has been my class fellow since my early days. He comes of a very good and respectable family. His parents are well-to-do. John always stands first in the class. John is very much interested in games and debates. He is a good speaker and always bags prizes. John is one of the most popular boys in the school. Students like him very much because of his good qualities and sound character.
He possesses all the qualities of head and heart. He has a sweet temperament. He is just like a mirror which reflects the merits and demerits of others. He advises and loves all but hates none. He also shares the joys and sorrows of his friends.
A friends is the elixir of life and panacea for all ills. A friend is very useful at the time of adversity. John really proves the proverb that a friend in need is a friend indeed. But there are friends in this world, who are fair weather friends. When one’s purse jingles with money, they flock, otherwise they run away.
My best friend is the embodiment of all human virtues. He never injures any one’s feelings. He is a calm and quiet boy. He is very sympathetic to the poor, feeds the hungry and nurses the sick. He has a religious bent of mind. All of these noble acts of his make him my true, sincere and best friend. I have learnt a lot from him. For me, he is the sea of knowledge. Service of humanity, devotion to duty, obedience to elders and love for youngers are his great ideals.
As a matter of fact. I am lucky that a person like John is my best friend. For me, he is a source of inspiration and strength. These qualities have tempted me to call him my true friend.