There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.