To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
Well, it's 1 a.m. Better go home and spend some quality time with the kids.
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.
People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
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.
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
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Children make your life important.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.