I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.