The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
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.
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.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
There is a magic in the memory of a schoolboy friendship. It softens the heart, and even affects the nervous system of those who have no heart.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things, does the heart find its morning and is refreshed.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.