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  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    To those of my race who... underestimate the importance of cultivating friendly relations with the Southern white man, who is their next-door neighbor, I would say, 'Cast down your bucket where you are'—cast it down in making friends in every manly way of the people of all races by whom we are surrounded.
    Source: Address at Atlanta International Exposition, Atlanta, Ga., 18 September 1895
  • Jean Genet
    Jean Genet
    French Playwright, Novelist 1910-1986
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    A great wind swept over the ghetto, carrying away shame, invisibility and four centuries of humiliation. But when the wind dropped people saw it had been only a little breeze, friendly, almost gentle.
  • Bobby Flay
    Bobby Flay
    American celebrity chef and restaurateur 1964-
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    A grill is just a source of heat. Just like a stove, it is very user-friendly.
  • Logan Pearsall Smith
    Logan Pearsall Smith
    English writer 1865-1946
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    A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat.
  • Arnold Toynbee
    Arnold Toynbee
    British economic historian and social reformer 1852-1883
    Arnold Toynbee
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    America is a large, friendly dog in a very small room. Every time it wags its tail, it knocks over a chair.
  • Gertrude Stein
    Gertrude Stein
    American author 1874-1946
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    Americans are very friendly and very suspicious, that is what Americans are and that is what always upsets the foreigner, who deals with them, they are so friendly how can they be so suspicious they are so suspicious how can they be so friendly but they just are.
  • Benigno Aquino III
    Benigno Aquino III
    Filipino politician 1960-
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    Both President Obama and I shared the conviction that territorial and maritime disputes in the Asia Pacific region should be settled peacefully based on international law. We affirm that arbitration is an open, friendly and peaceful approach to seeking a just and durable solution.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.
  • Henry James
    Henry James
    American author 1843-1916
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    Experience was to be taken as showing that one might get a five-pound note as one got a light for a cigarette; but one had to check the friendly impulse to ask for it in the same way.
  • Bill Kurtis
    Bill Kurtis
    American television journalist 1940-
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    First of all, I'm a Midwesterner, being from Kansas, and Chicago is basically a big Midwestern cow town. It was built from the stockyards, and everyone is very friendly, and it's at the edge of the tallgrass prairie. There's just a good feel to it.
  • Truman Capote
    Truman Capote
    American writer 1942-
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    Friendship is a pretty full-time occupation if you really are friendly with somebody. You can't have too many friends because then you're just not really friends.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    God bless the USA, so large, so friendly, and so rich.
  • Agnes Repplier
    Agnes Repplier
    American writer and social criticus 1858-1950
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    Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.
  • Lee Iacocca
    Lee Iacocca
    American businessman and CEO of Chrysler 1924-
    Lee Iacocca
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    I forgot to shake hands and be friendly. It was an important lesson about leadership.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    I know all those people. I have friendly, social, and criminal relations with the whole lot of them.
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