What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
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.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
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.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.