Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
There is a magic in the memory of a schoolboy friendship. It softens the heart, and even affects the nervous system of those who have no heart.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
If you go out looking for friends, you're going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere.
Real friends stab you in the front.