Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
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.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
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.