Be slow to fall into friendship, but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
A friend is a present you give to yourself.
Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
I would rather have a million friends than a million dollars.
As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend.
To help a friend in need is easy, but to give him your time is not always opportune.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.
Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for these wish well alike to each other qua good, and they are good in themselves.
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
Your lost friends are not dead, but gone before, advanced a stage or two upon that road which you must travel in the steps they trod.
I know that the arms of friendship are long enough to reach from the one end of the world to the other
He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his life.
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love.
Suspicion is the cancer of friendship.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?
He who hath many friends hath none.
If two friends ask you to judge a dispute, don't accept, because you will lose one friend; on the other hand, if two strangers come with the same request, accept because you will gain one friend.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
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.
Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable.
I want my friend to miss me as long as I miss him.