I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
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.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
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.
Friendship is love without his wings!
There is a magic in the memory of a schoolboy friendship. It softens the heart, and even affects the nervous system of those who have no heart.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.