Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
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.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
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.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
Real friends stab you in the front.