The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them that they cannot live their own lives, because they fear criticism.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
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.
Well, it's 1 a.m. Better go home and spend some quality time with the kids.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.