No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
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.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
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.