Children make your life important.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
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.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
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.