Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
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.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
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.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.