Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
If you go out looking for friends, you're going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things, does the heart find its morning and is refreshed.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
Friendship is love without his wings!
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
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.
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.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.