The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.