Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
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.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Friendship is love without his wings!
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things, does the heart find its morning and is refreshed.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back