The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
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.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.