Quotes: friend

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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    A day for toil, an hour for sport, but for a friend is life too short.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    A true friend is one soul in two bodies.
  • Francis Maitland Balfour
    Francis Maitland Balfour
    British biologist 1851-1882
    Francis Maitland Balfour
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    The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care to acquire.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
    Albert Camus
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    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.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
    John F. Kennedy
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    Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    ''A drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gal.'' So with men. If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. Therein is a drop of honey which catches his heart, which, say what he will, is the highroad to his reason.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    A am a great friend of public amusements, they keep people from vice.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    A true friend is somebody who can make us do what we can.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    American Novelist 1811-1896
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
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    I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred - that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
  • Vera Brittain
    Vera Brittain
    English nurse, writer, feminist, and pacifist 1893-1970
    Vera Brittain
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    Meek wifehood is no part of my profession; I am your friend, but never your possession.
  • Henry Fielding
    Henry Fielding
    English writer 1707-1754
    Henry Fielding
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    Wine is a turncoat; first a friend and then an enemy.
  • Legouve
    Legouve
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    A brother is a friend given by Nature.
  • Stew Leonard
    Stew Leonard
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    A customer who complains is my best friend.
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