There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
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.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.