Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
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
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
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.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things, does the heart find its morning and is refreshed.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
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.