... Political society exists for the sake of noble actions, and not of mere companionship.
A true friend is one soul in two bodies.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
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.
Friendship is essentially a partnership.
Piety required us to honour truth above our friends.
To the query, 'What is a friend' his reply was 'A single soul dwelling in two bodies.'
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.
I say that habit's but a long practice, friend, And this becomes men's nature in the end
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.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.
For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first.
He is his own best friend, and takes delight in privacy whereas the man of no virtue or ability is his own worst enemy and is afraid of solitude.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Without friends, no one would want to live, even if he had all other goods.
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