Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
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
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
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.
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.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
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.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.