Real friends stab you in the front.
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.
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.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
The best kind of friend is the kind you sit with, never say a word and walk away feeling like it was the best conversation you ever had.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
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
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.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.