You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
Children make your life important.
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.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
A friend to all is a friend to none.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.