Realities for reflection 82: Friends
Friendship is a valuable treasure that requires permanent guardians.
Conscience is the most precious gift that a man can possess.
The only way to have a friend is to start being one yourself.
Friends are not made, they recognize each other.
The envy of the friend is worse than the hatred of the enemy.
Hidden enmity is more dangerous, declared, it lacks the probability of revenge.
Friendship always benefits, love sometimes hurts.
The euphoria of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kind smile.
Friendship is like a drop of mercury, you have to keep your hand open to preserve it, if we close it, it escapes us.
Complaints depress your friends and delight your enemies.
The greatest enemies of freedom are not those who oppress it, but those who dirty it.
True friendship is immortal.
The man who has no friends; it is only your good fortune that has them.