A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Children make your life important.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
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.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.