You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
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.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
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.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
If you go out looking for friends, you're going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.