Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
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.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Real friends stab you in the front.
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.