Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.