Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
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.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
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.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.