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Bluegrass has brought more people together and made more friends than any music in the world. You meet people at festivals and renew acquaintances year after year.
German philosopher 1788-1860
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
I am about courting a girl I have had but little acquaintance with. How shall I come to a knowledge of her faults, and whether she has the virtues I imagine she has? Answer. Commend her among her female acquaintances.
Irish writer 1854-1900
I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects.Source: The picture of Dorian Gray (1891)
English writer 1709-1784
If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone; one should keep his friendships in constant repair.
Danish philosopher 1813-1855
In addition to my other numerous acquaintances, I have one more intimate confidant. My depression is the most faithful mistress I have known - no wonder, then, that I return the love.
English novelist, poet, essayist and biographer 1916-2000
It's very good for an idea to be commonplace. The important thing is that a new idea should develop out of what is already there so that it soon becomes an old acquaintance. Old acquaintances aren't by any means always welcome, but at least one can't be mistaken as to who or what they are.
Norwegian dramatist 1828-1906
Money may be the husk of many things, but not the kernel. It brings you food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintances, but not friends; servants, but not faithfulness; days of joy, but not peace and happiness.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
French statesman 1754-1838
She is such a good friend that she would throw all her acquaintances into the water for the pleasure of fishing them out again.
Trouble is a sieve through which we sift our acquaintances. Those too big to pass through are our friends.
Logan Pearsall Smith
English writer 1865-1946
We need two kinds of acquaintances, one to complain to, while to the others we boast.
American author 1936-
Your friends will know you better in the first minute they meet you than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.
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