Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
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.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Well, it's 1 a.m. Better go home and spend some quality time with the kids.
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
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.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity