We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
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.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.