We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
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.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
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.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
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
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.