We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
It is great to have friends when one is young, but indeed it is still more so when you are getting old. When we are young, friends are, like everything else, a matter of course. In the old days we know what it means to have them.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than a friend.
If you want an accounting of your worth, count your friends.
My friends are my estate.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
A true friend is the best possession.
Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
I have lost friends, some by death ... others by sheer inability to cross the street.
Faithful are the wounds of a friend, but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.
An old friend never can be found, and nature has provided that he cannot easily be lost.