Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
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
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
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.
The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them that they cannot live their own lives, because they fear criticism.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
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.
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.