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.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
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.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.