I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
Friendship is love without his wings!
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.