Real friends stab you in the front.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
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.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Well, it's 1 a.m. Better go home and spend some quality time with the kids.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
Between friends there is no need of justice.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
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.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.