A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
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.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
Children make your life important.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
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.
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
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.