A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
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.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
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 no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.