It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
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
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
Children make your life important.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
Well, it's 1 a.m. Better go home and spend some quality time with the kids.