It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
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.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
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.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
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
There is a magic in the memory of a schoolboy friendship. It softens the heart, and even affects the nervous system of those who have no heart.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.