If you go out looking for friends, you're going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
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.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
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.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.