Children make your life important.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
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.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
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.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.