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.
- Anaïs Nin (1903-1977) French author.
However much we guard ourselves against it, we tend to shape ourselves in the image others have of us. It is not so much the example of others we imitate, as the reflection of ourselves in their eyes and the echo of ourselves in their words.
- Eric Hoffer (1902-1983) American philosopher and author.
A mistress never is nor can be a friend. While you agree, you are lovers; and when it is over, anything but friends.
- Lord Byron (1788-1824) British poet.
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
- Katherine Mansfield (1888-1923) New Zealand-born English short story writer.
It can never be bought or borrowed or sold A gift to be cherished, True friendship is a treasure beyond compare.
- Unknown Source