There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
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.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
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.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.