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.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
Children make your life important.
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.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
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.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
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.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
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.