Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
Children make your life important.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.