A friend is, as it were, a second self.
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.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
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.
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.
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.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Children make your life important.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.