The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
I get by with a little help from my friends.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
Friendship is love without his wings!
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
No good friends. No bad friends. Only people you want, need to be with; people who build their houses in your heart.
Man’s best support is a very dear friend.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft…
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
I’m so happy. Cause today I found my friends.They’re in my head.
Friends are nothing but a known enemy.
If you go out looking for friends, you’re going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you’ll find them everywhere.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
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.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
Anybody amuses me for once. A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
There is a magic in the memory of a schoolboy friendship. It softens the heart, and even affects the nervous system of those who have no heart.
A new acquaintance is like a new book. I prefer it, even if bad, to a classic.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else.
Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don’t believe I deserved my friends.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
This a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
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.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things, does the heart find its morning and is refreshed.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
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.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
Well, it’s 1 a.m. Better go home and spend some quality time with the kids.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that’s what you’re looking for, go live with a car battery.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back
I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn’t want to see my kids do the same thing.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil…
You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
You don’t live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
Real friends stab you in the front.
If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart. I’ll stay there forever.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
If you have a candle, the light won’t glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
Friends are God’s way of apologizing for your family.
The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.
There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
A blow from your friend is better than a kiss from your enemy.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
Betray a friend, and you’ll often find you have ruined yourself.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
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.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
People won’t have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.
If you remember me, then I don’t care if everyone else forgets.
There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.