There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
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.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.