It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them that they cannot live their own lives, because they fear criticism.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
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.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
Real friends stab you in the front.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.