Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
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.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
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.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
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
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.