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.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
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.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
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.
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.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
A friend to all is a friend to none.