True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
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.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
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.
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.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
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.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.