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.
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.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
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.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
A man should never neglect his family for business.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
The best kind of friend is the kind you sit with, never say a word and walk away feeling like it was the best conversation you ever had.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.