Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
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.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
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.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.