The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
Children make your life important.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
Between friends there is no need of justice.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
If you go out looking for friends, you're going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere.