To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
Real friends stab you in the front.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
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.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.