Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
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.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
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.