Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
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.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
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.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
Real friends stab you in the front.
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of 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.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.