I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
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.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Real friends stab you in the front.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.