The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
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.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
Real friends stab you in the front.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.