I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
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.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
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.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
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.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy