We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
A friend to all is a friend to none.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.