There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
Friendship is love without his wings!
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
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.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
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.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.