Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
The best kind of friend is the kind you sit with, never say a word and walk away feeling like it was the best conversation you ever had.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.