Real friends stab you in the front.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
Children make your life important.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
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.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things, does the heart find its morning and is refreshed.