There is no friend as loyal as a book.
I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
No one is a friend to his friend who does not love in return.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures.
It's no good trying to keep up old friendships. It's painful for both sides. The fact is, one grows out of people, and the only thing is to face it.
You send a boy to school in order to make friends - the right sort.
I do not wish to treat friendships daintily, but with the roughest courage. When they are real, they are not glass threads or frost-work, but the solidest thing we know.
In misfortune, which friend remains a friend?
Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.
Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship; and pass the rosy wine.
There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell - you see, I have friends in both places.
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.
In every friend we lose a part of ourselves, and the best part.
Frienship is eros... without wings.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand. Is not the mountain far more awe-inspiring and more clearly visible to one passing through the valley than to those who inhabit the mountain?
A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.
As told in Friendship with God, if we simply decided to believe and act as if first, we're all one, and second, life is eternal, it would render virtually everything we've done all our lives pointless.
The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own.
Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.