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.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
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.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
There is a magic in the memory of a schoolboy friendship. It softens the heart, and even affects the nervous system of those who have no heart.
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.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.