My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Friendship is love without his wings!
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
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.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
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.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.