Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
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.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them that they cannot live their own lives, because they fear criticism.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
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.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.