Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
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.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.