No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
If you go out looking for friends, you're going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.