I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
Friendship is love without his wings!
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.
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.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things, does the heart find its morning and is refreshed.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
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
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
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.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.