Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
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.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Friendship is love without his wings!
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things, does the heart find its morning and is refreshed.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
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
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...