Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
The best kind of friend is the kind you sit with, never say a word and walk away feeling like it was the best conversation you ever had.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.