Friendship is love without his wings!
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Real friends stab you in the front.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.
Children make your life important.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
I get by with a little help from my friends.