Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.