Real friends stab you in the front.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
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.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
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
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.