A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
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.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
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
If you go out looking for friends, you're going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Real friends stab you in the front.