Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
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.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
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.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.