No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
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.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
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.