Friendship is like a glass ornament, once it is broken it can rarely be put back together exactly the same way.
Friendship must never be buried under the weight of misunderstanding.
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
Each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
The friendship that can cease has never been real.
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn't seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.
The worst pain in the world goes beyond the physical. Even further beyond any other emotional pain one can feel. It is the betrayal of a friend.
Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings.
If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends - you're safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue.
You meet people who forget you. You forget people you meet. But sometimes you meet those people you can't forget. Those are your 'friends
Make as many friends as you can, but don't build your life on them alone. It's an unstable foundation.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.
True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.
Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
The path of social advancement is, and must be, strewn with broken friendships.