Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
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.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.