As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
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.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
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.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things, does the heart find its morning and is refreshed.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
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
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.