Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a 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.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.