Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Children make your life important.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
Well, it's 1 a.m. Better go home and spend some quality time with the kids.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.