The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
If you go out looking for friends, you're going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
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.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.