I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
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
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
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.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.