You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
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.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away