Man's best support is a very dear friend.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
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.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them that they cannot live their own lives, because they fear criticism.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.