So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
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.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
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
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them that they cannot live their own lives, because they fear criticism.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.