The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
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.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
Friendship is love without his wings!
Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.