Freedom suppressed and again regained bites with keener fangs than freedom never endangered.
Life is nothing without friendship.
Every man can tell how many goats or sheep he possesses, but not how many friends.
Friendship makes prosperity brighter, while it lightens adversity by sharing its grieves and anxieties.
What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun. A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
Friendship is the only thing in the world concerning the usefulness of which all mankind are agreed.
Friends are proved by adversity.
Nothing is so strongly fortified that it cannot be taken by money.
What gift has providence bestowed on man that is so dear to him as his children?
The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory.
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.
The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured.
Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.
We think a happy life consists in tranquility of mind.