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.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
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.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
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.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
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.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
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.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.