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.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
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.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.