A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them that they cannot live their own lives, because they fear criticism.
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
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
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.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
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.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.