Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
If you go out looking for friends, you're going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
Real friends stab you in the front.
Well, it's 1 a.m. Better go home and spend some quality time with the kids.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.