There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
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.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
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.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Friendship is love without his wings!
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.