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.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
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.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.