A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
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.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
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.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
Friendship is love without his wings!
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.