Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
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.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.