My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.