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.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
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.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
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.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.