I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
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.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Friendship is love without his wings!
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...