Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them that they cannot live their own lives, because they fear criticism.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.