The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
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.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
The best kind of friend is the kind you sit with, never say a word and walk away feeling like it was the best conversation you ever had.
Children make your life important.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
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.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.