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.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Well, it's 1 a.m. Better go home and spend some quality time with the kids.
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.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
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.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.