I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
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.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
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.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.