There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
The best kind of friend is the kind you sit with, never say a word and walk away feeling like it was the best conversation you ever had.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
Well, it's 1 a.m. Better go home and spend some quality time with the kids.
Friendship is love without his wings!
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.