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.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
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.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
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.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.