The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Children make your life important.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.