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 good friend will always stab you in the front.
Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
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.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
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.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
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.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
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.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.