We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
Children make your life important.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
Friendship is love without his wings!
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
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.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.