Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
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.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
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.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
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
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
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.
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.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.