The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
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.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
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.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
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.