Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
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.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.