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.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
Children make your life important.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
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.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
Friendship is love without his wings!
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
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.