Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
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.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.