Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them that they cannot live their own lives, because they fear criticism.
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
Well, it's 1 a.m. Better go home and spend some quality time with the kids.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
Children make your life important.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.