So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
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.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
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.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
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.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.