Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.