Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
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.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them that they cannot live their own lives, because they fear criticism.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
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.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.