Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
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.
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.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.