Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.