Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Children make your life important.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
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.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.