As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.