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.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
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
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.