There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
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.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
Friendship is love without his wings!
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
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.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
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.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
Children make your life important.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
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.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.