One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
Real friends stab you in the front.
The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them that they cannot live their own lives, because they fear criticism.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.