Children make your life important.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
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.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.