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.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
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.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
Real friends stab you in the front.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
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.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.