As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
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.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.