Man's best support is a very dear friend.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
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.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
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
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
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.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
A friend to all is a friend to none.