What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
The best kind of friend is the kind you sit with, never say a word and walk away feeling like it was the best conversation you ever had.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
Children make your life important.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.