Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
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.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
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
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
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.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.