Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
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.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
A man should never neglect his family for business.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
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.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
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.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.