Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them that they cannot live their own lives, because they fear criticism.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
Children make your life important.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
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.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
Real friends stab you in the front.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.