Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
Friendship is love without his wings!
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
Real friends stab you in the front.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.