Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
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.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you