A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
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.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
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.
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them that they cannot live their own lives, because they fear criticism.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.