I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things, does the heart find its morning and is refreshed.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.