My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
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.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
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 makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Real friends stab you in the front.
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.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.