A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
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.