A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
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.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
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.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Friendship is love without his wings!
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
Well, it's 1 a.m. Better go home and spend some quality time with the kids.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things, does the heart find its morning and is refreshed.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
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.