Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
If you go out looking for friends, you're going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere.
Children make your life important.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.