Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
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.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
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
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Children make your life important.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
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.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
Between friends there is no need of justice.