Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
Friendship is love without his wings!
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
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.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
I get by with a little help from my friends.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
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.