No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
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
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
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.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
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.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away