A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Children make your life important.