Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
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.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.