I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship.
Food is not your best friend or enemy.
I just do not hang around anybody that I don't want to be with. Period. For me, that's been a blessing, and I can stay positive. I hang around people who are happy, who are growing, who want to learn, who don't mind saying sorry or thank you... and [are] having a fun time.
When I want friendship defined - I look at my friends.
Fate makes us family. choice makes us friends.
There are three faithful friends - an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them.
Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Never be afraid to meet to the hilt the demand of either work, or friendship - two of life's major assets.
I loved my 17 years with R.E.M., but I'm ready to reflect, assess and move on to a different phase of my life. The four of us will continue our close friendship, and I look forward to hearing their future efforts as the world's biggest R.E.M. fan.
Why do we go around acting as though everything was friendship and reliability when basically everything everywhere is full of sudden hate and ugliness?
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
We are never so defensless against suffering as when we love.
He who hath many friends hath none.
The friendship of Shostakovich cast a brilliant light over my whole life and whose spiritual qualities captured my soul once and for all time.
Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.
The thing about a friendly smile is not just that it makes people like you but that it makes them like themselves.
For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first.
The way to make a true friend is to be one. Friendship implies loyalty, esteem, cordiality, sympathy, affection, readiness to aid, to help, to stick, to fight for, if need be. ... Radiate friendship and it will return sevenfold.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Friendship is essentially a partnership.
Having one child makes you a parent; having two you are a referee.
True friends see who we really are, hear our words and the feelings behind them, hold us in the safe harbor of their embrace, and accept us as we are. Good friends mirror our best back to us, forgive us our worst, and believe we will evolve into wise, wacky, and wonderful old people. Dear friends gi
All the world's a stage, and all the men and women mearly players.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.