Real friends stab you in the front.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
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
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
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.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
True friends ... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.