A friend is, as it were, a second self.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Children make your life important.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
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.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
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.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
Real friends stab you in the front.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
There is a magic in the memory of a schoolboy friendship. It softens the heart, and even affects the nervous system of those who have no heart.