Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
Friendship is love without his wings!
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
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.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
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.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.