The best friend will probably acquire the best wife, because a good marriage is founded on the talent for friendship
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it - to that end a slight physical antipathy must probably help.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings
The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Our faith in others betrays that we would rather have faith in ourselves. Our longing for a friend is our betrayer. And often with our love we want merely to overcome envy. And often we attack and make ourselves enemies, to conceal that we are vulnerable.
A good author possesses not only his own intellect, but also that of his friends
A good writer possesses not only his own spirit but also the spirit of his friends.
Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.