Children make your life important.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.