Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
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.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
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.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
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.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.