What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
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.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
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.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
If you go out looking for friends, you're going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.