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.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Real friends stab you in the front.
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.
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.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.