Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
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.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
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
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
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.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.