Few men have the natural strength to honor a friend's success without envy.
Writing is like sex. First you do it for love, then you do it for your friends, and then you do it for money.
I'm treating you as a friend asking you to share my present minuses in the hope that I can ask you to share my future pluses.
Friendship isn't about whom you have known the longest. It's about who came, and never left your side.
Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
I cut myself in the finger, and it pains me: this finger is a part of me. I see a friend hurt, and it hurts me, too: my friend and I are one.
A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.
I have a friend that's like a mirror and shadow; Mirrors don't lie and shadows never leave.
Success in marriage depends on being able, when you get over being in love, to really love.
If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own.
Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals a secret of hidden treasure.