Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
Friendship is love without his wings!
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.