A man should never neglect his family for business.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
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.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
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.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
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.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.