Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
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.
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things, does the heart find its morning and is refreshed.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
There is a magic in the memory of a schoolboy friendship. It softens the heart, and even affects the nervous system of those who have no heart.
Children make your life important.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.