The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
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 friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
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.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
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.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.