Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Children make your life important.
Friendship is love without his wings!
A man should never neglect his family for business.
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.