Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
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.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
There is a magic in the memory of a schoolboy friendship. It softens the heart, and even affects the nervous system of those who have no heart.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them that they cannot live their own lives, because they fear criticism.
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.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
Children make your life important.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.