Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
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.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
Children make your life important.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.