Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
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.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
The best kind of friend is the kind you sit with, never say a word and walk away feeling like it was the best conversation you ever had.