A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.
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.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
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.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
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.