Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
If you go out looking for friends, you're going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
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.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
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
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.