It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them that they cannot live their own lives, because they fear criticism.
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.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
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.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.