A man should never neglect his family for business.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
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.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy