Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
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 before whom I may think aloud.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
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.
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
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
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.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
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.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.