A friend is, as it were, a second self.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
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
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away