Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
Well, it's 1 a.m. Better go home and spend some quality time with the kids.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.