Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.