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.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
If you go out looking for friends, you're going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.