Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
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.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
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.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
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.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
The best kind of friend is the kind you sit with, never say a word and walk away feeling like it was the best conversation you ever had.