If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.