As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Friendship is love without his wings!
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
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
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
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.
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.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
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.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
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 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.