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
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
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.
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 nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
Children make your life important.