It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
If you go out looking for friends, you're going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.