No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them that they cannot live their own lives, because they fear criticism.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Real friends stab you in the front.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
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.
Between friends there is no need of justice.