There is a magic in the memory of a schoolboy friendship. It softens the heart, and even affects the nervous system of those who have no heart.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
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.
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.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.