A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
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.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
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.
People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Children make your life important.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.