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.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Real friends stab you in the front.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back