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.
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.
Real friends stab you in the front.
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back