There is no friend as loyal as a book.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.
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.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
I get by with a little help from my friends.