The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them that they cannot live their own lives, because they fear criticism.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft...
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.