I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
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.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
If you go out looking for friends, you're going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
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.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.