Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
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.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.