Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
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.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Real friends stab you in the front.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.