One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
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
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
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.
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.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.