It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. Ralph Waldo Emerson
One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Things are never quite as scary when you've got a best friend. Bill Watterson
False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports. Richard Burton
The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places. Ernest Hemingway