Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
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.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
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.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
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.