Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
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.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
A friend to all is a friend to none.