The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
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.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you
Between friends there is no need of justice.
There is a magic in the memory of a schoolboy friendship. It softens the heart, and even affects the nervous system of those who have no heart.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.