Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
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
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
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.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
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.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.