Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
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.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
Well, it's 1 a.m. Better go home and spend some quality time with the kids.
There is a magic in the memory of a schoolboy friendship. It softens the heart, and even affects the nervous system of those who have no heart.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.