A friend is, as it were, a second self.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
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.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.