A good friend will always stab you in the front.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Children make your life important.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
Real friends stab you in the front.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.