Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
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.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
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.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them that they cannot live their own lives, because they fear criticism.
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.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.