Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
The best kind of friend is the kind you sit with, never say a word and walk away feeling like it was the best conversation you ever had.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.
People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.