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.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
A friend to all is a friend to none.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.