Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
Friendship is love without his wings!
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
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.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
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.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
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.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.