I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
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.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
Friendship is love without his wings!
Real friends stab you in the front.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
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.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.