Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
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.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
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.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
There is a magic in the memory of a schoolboy friendship. It softens the heart, and even affects the nervous system of those who have no heart.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them that they cannot live their own lives, because they fear criticism.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.