So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
Children make your life important.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
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.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
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.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
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.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.