Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
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.
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.
If you go out looking for friends, you're going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
Well, it's 1 a.m. Better go home and spend some quality time with the kids.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
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 is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
Real friends stab you in the front.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
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.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.