Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Friendship is essentially a partnership.
Friends are an aid to the young, to guard them from error; to the elderly, to attend to their wants and to supplement their failing power of action; to those in the prime of life, to assist them to noble deeds.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
Distance does not break off the friendship absolutely, but only the activity of it.
The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.
Without friends, no one would want to live, even if he had all other goods.
When people are friends, they have no need of justice, but when they are just, they need friendship in addition.
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.