You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
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.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
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.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Children make your life important.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.