It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
There is a magic in the memory of a schoolboy friendship. It softens the heart, and even affects the nervous system of those who have no heart.
Children make your life important.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.