So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
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.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.