I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
The best kind of friend is the kind you sit with, never say a word and walk away feeling like it was the best conversation you ever had.
If you go out looking for friends, you're going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Children make your life important.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things, does the heart find its morning and is refreshed.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.