I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
Well, it's 1 a.m. Better go home and spend some quality time with the kids.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
Real friends stab you in the front.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.