A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
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.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity