Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things, does the heart find its morning and is refreshed.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.