No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.