Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
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.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
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.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
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.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
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.
I'm so happy. Cause today I found my friends.They're in my head.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
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.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.