Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
Children make your life important.