The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things, does the heart find its morning and is refreshed.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
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.
There is a magic in the memory of a schoolboy friendship. It softens the heart, and even affects the nervous system of those who have no heart.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.