Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
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.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
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.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
Well, it's 1 a.m. Better go home and spend some quality time with the kids.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.