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.
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.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
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.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
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.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.