Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
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.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
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.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
The best kind of friend is the kind you sit with, never say a word and walk away feeling like it was the best conversation you ever had.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.