The difficulty is not so great to die for a friend, as to find a friend worth dying for.
Personal history must be constantly renewed by telling parents, relatives, and friends everything one does. On the other hand, for the warrior who has no personal history, no explanations are needed; nobody is angry or disillusioned with his acts. And above all, no one pins him down with their thoughts and their expectations.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend; provided, of course, he really is dead.
Nothing shall I, while sane, compare with a friend.
Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends... Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts.
Manuel is still today a good friend. The others I see rarely, but with Edgar I phone from time to time.
A nose that can see is worth two that sniff.
I love doing normal things - movies, shopping, going out with friends, writing, reading, taking hot bubble baths - that's a big one for relaxation. I also love to go to art and history museums.
Beauty is as relative as light and dark. Thus, there exists no beautiful woman, none at all, because you are never certain that a still far more beautiful woman will not appear and completely shame the supposed beauty of the first.
A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.
Your friend is your needs answered.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
A friend once asked me what comedy was. That floored me. What is comedy? I don't know. Does anybody? Can you define it? All I know is that I learned how to get laughs, and that's all I know about it. You have to learn what people will laugh at, then proceed accordingly.
I'm close with my parents. I have a lot of acquaintances, but my very good close friends are few I can count my very good friends on one hand. And that's how I like it to be.
The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.
In giving advice seek to help, not to please, your friend.
When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it's a sure sign you're getting old.
Fashion is very important. It is life-enhancing and, like everything that gives pleasure, it is worth doing well.
It is worth while too to warn the teacher that undue severity in correcting faults is liable at times to discourage a boy's mind from effort.
A friend who dies, it's something of you who dies.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
Let me tell you I am better acquainted with you for a long absence, as men are with themselves for a long affliction: absence does but hold off a friend, to make one see him the truer.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.