The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Children make your life important.
Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.