Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
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.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Real friends stab you in the front.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
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.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.