Quotes: friends

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  • John Howe
    John Howe
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    Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness.
  • Erica Jong
    Erica Jong
    American author 1942-
    Erica Jong
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    Friends love misery, in fact. Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky or too successful or too pretty, our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
    Christian Nevell Bovee
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    False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade.
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
    Robert Frost
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    Friends make pretence of following to the grave but before one is in it, their minds are turned and making the best of their way back to life and living people and things they understand.
  • Euripides
    Euripides
    Greek tragedian and poet 480-406 BC
    Euripides
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    Friends show their love in times of trouble...
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Friends, such as we desire, are dreams and fables.
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    American "First Lady" and columnist 1884-1962
    Eleanor Roosevelt
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    Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
  • 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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    Our friends don't see our faults, or conceal them, or soften them.
  • Molière
    Molière
    French playwriter (ps. of J. B. Poquelin) 1622-1673
    Molière
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    The more we love our friends, the less we flatter them; it is by excusing nothing that pure love shows itself.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    A benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself, to keep his friends in countenance.
  • Homer
    Homer
    Greek poet c. 850 -? BC
    Homer
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    A decent boldness ever meets with friends.
  • Martin Farquhar Tupper
    Martin Farquhar Tupper
    English writer and poet 1810-1889
    Martin Farquhar Tupper
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    A good book is the best of friends, the same today and for ever.
  • Martin Farquhar Tupper
    Martin Farquhar Tupper
    English writer and poet 1810-1889
    Martin Farquhar Tupper
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    A good book is the best of friends.
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