The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
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 the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.