Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
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.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
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.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
The best kind of friend is the kind you sit with, never say a word and walk away feeling like it was the best conversation you ever had.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.