In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
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.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.