Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
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.