A good friend will always stab you in the front.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
Real friends stab you in the front.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
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 truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.