The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
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.
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.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.