What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.