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
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
Real friends stab you in the front.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Well, it's 1 a.m. Better go home and spend some quality time with the kids.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.