The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.