Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things, does the heart find its morning and is refreshed.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
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
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity