Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
Children make your life important.
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
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.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
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
If you go out looking for friends, you're going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.