The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
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.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Real friends stab you in the front.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.