A friend to all is a friend to none.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
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.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
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 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.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
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.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.