There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
Well, it's 1 a.m. Better go home and spend some quality time with the kids.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
Children make your life important.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.