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Love is when two people know everything about each other and are still friends. 

Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you; spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.

Between friends there is no need of justice.

I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.

However rare true love may be it is less so than true friendship.

Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.

There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.

Wishing to be friends is quick work but friendship is slow-ripening fruit.

What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.

A friend may be waiting behind a stranger's face.

Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself.

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.

Be slow to fall into friendship, but when thou art in continue firm and constant.

Finishing a good book is like leaving a good friend.

A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.

Jim Morrison

Outside of a dog a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.

Groucho Marx

The things I want to know are in books, my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read.

There is no friend as loyal as a book.

Friendship is unnecessary like philosophy like art... It has no survival value, rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.

C. S. Lewis

Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books.

The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.

A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.

You can't stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.

Alan Alexander Milne

Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense and have her nonsense respected.

Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance, they make the latitudes and longitudes.

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.

Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend's success.

Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.

Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?

Abraham Lincoln

A single rose can be my garden... a single friend my world.

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Nobody likes being alone that much. I don't go out of my way to make friends, that's all. It just leads to disappointment.

The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.

I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.

Some people go to priests, others to poetry, I to my friends.

The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.

We should behave to our friends as we would wish our friends to behave to us.

My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my own sake.

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

The trouble is not in dying for a friend, but in finding a friend worth dying for.

Mark Twain

In the End we will remember not the words of our enemies but the silence of our friends.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Friendship is the only cure for hatred, the only guarantee of peace.

A friend to all is a friend to none.

Books, like friends, should be few and well-chosen.

Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.

My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.

Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.

The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.

If you go looking for a friend you're going to find they're very scarce. If you go out to be a friend you'll find them everywhere.

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body but an evil friend will wound your mind.

You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.

Nicholas Sparks

A good writer possesses not only his own spirit but also the spirit of his friends.

A brother may not be a friend, but a friend will always be a brother.   

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.

The greatest gift of life is friendship and I have received it.

The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, not the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship.

No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all other things in the world


Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.

The good man is the friend of all living things.

Mahatma Gandhi

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.

She is the mother I never had, she is the sister everybody would want. She is the friend that everybody deserves. I don't know a better person.

It is not a lack of love but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.

Friedrich Nietzsche

There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.

Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.

Mark Twain

Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.

True friends stab you in the front.

Oscar Wilde

Business, you know, may bring money but friendship hardly ever does.

When you like someone, you like them in spite of their faults. When you love someone, you love them with their faults.

Love is a friendship set to music.

Joseph Campbell

Don’t explain. Your friends do not need it, and your enemies will not believe you.

Paulo Coelho

Should a seeker not find a companion who is better or equal, let them resolutely pursue a solitary course.

I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end... I have lost every other friend on earth I shall at least have one friend left and that friend shall be down inside of me.

Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.

Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.

A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil, is to be respected as if he reveals a secret of hidden treasure.

There are no strangers here, only friends you haven't yet met.

Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn't stop for anybody.

God seeks comrades and claims love, the Devil seeks slaves and claims obedience.

What draws people to be friends is that they see the same truth. They share it.

C. S. Lewis

Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.

Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.

Oscar Wilde

Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them.

Benjamin Franklin

One never reaches home, but wherever friendly paths intersect the whole world looks like home for a time.

Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?

Abraham Lincoln

I don't know what I'd do without you guys.

The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing... not healing, not curing... that is a friend who cares.

A man cannot speak to his son but as a father, to his wife but as a husband, to his enemy but upon terms, whereas a friend may speak as the case requires, and not as it sorteth with the person.

Francis Bacon

The man in the street is always a stranger.

Friendship is essentially a partnership.

We can come to look upon the deaths of our enemies with as much regret as we feel for those of our friends, namely when we miss their existence as witnesses to our success.

Some good, some so-so and lots plain bad: that's how a book of poems is made, my friend

Laughter is not a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is the best ending for one.

Friends are sometimes boring, but enemies never.

Mason Cooley

Memory is man's greatest friend and worst enemy.

It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.

Man who open door for girlfriend reveal one thing... either car is new or girlfriend is.


In the country, the darkness of night is friendly and familiar, but in a city, with its blaze of lights, it is unnatural, hostile and menacing. It is like a monstrous vulture that hovers biding its time.

Do not have evil-doers for friends, do not have low people for friends: have virtuous people for friends, have for friends the best of men.

I don't have a girlfriend. But I do know a woman who'd be mad at me for saying that.

A trusty comrade is always of use, and a chronicler still more so.

All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination and poetry.

A friend is a gift you give yourself.

It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.

I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.

Henry Rollins

There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts, it is a sword that kills.

The disciple should associate with a wise friend who detects and censures his faults and who points out virtues as a guide tells of buried treasures. There is happiness not woe to him who associates with such an intelligent friend.


It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.

William Blake

I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.

Oscar Wilde

Ambition. An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead.

When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it's a sure sign you're getting old.

It may happen sometimes that a long debate becomes the cause of a longer friendship. Commonly those who dispute with one another at last agree.

For what do we live but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at them in our turn?

A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.

Abraham Lincoln

Be courteous to all but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.

America is a friend to the people of Iraq. Our demands are directed only at the regime that enslaves them and threatens us. When these demands are met, the first and greatest benefit will come to Iraqi men, women and children.

A friend is nothing but a known enemy.

Kurt Cobain

Everywhere is nowhere. When a person spends all his time in foreign travel he ends by having many acquaintances but no friends.

Faithfulness and sincerity are the highest things.

To the query ''What is a friend?'' his reply was ''A single soul dwelling in two bodies.''

Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness.

In poverty and other misfortunes of life true friends are a sure refuge.

If two friends ask you to judge a dispute don't accept, because you will lose one friend, on the other hand if two strangers come with the same request, accept, because you will gain one friend.

Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.

Do not inhabit a country where you are not respected, cannot earn your livelihood, have no friends or cannot acquire knowledge.

It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.

Mahatma Gandhi

It is not for minds like ours to give or to receive flatter, yet the praises of sincerity have ever been permitted to the voice of friendship.

Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend, and every foe.

Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.

Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.

We need to find God and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence, see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.

Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.

An excellent man, he has no enemies, and none of his friends like him.

Every gift from a friend is a wish for your happiness.

Richard Bach

Your friend is your needs answered.

Let there be no purpose in friendship, save the deepening of the spirit.

I learned you can't trust the judgment of good friends.

Carl Sandburg

A puppy plays with every pup he meets, but an old dog has few associates.

Champagne for my sham friends, real pain for my real friends.

The most called-upon prerequisite of a friend is an accessible ear.

Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.

The man with a host of friends, who slaps on the back everybody he meets, is regarded as the friend of nobody.

Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.

Each friend represents a world in us a world not born until they arrive and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.

I say that habit is but a long practice, friend, and this becomes men's nature in the end.

A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.

Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners and necessity has made us allies. Those whom God has so joined together, let no man put asunder.

The fact is, with every friendship you make, and every bond of trust you establish, you are shaping the image of America projected to the rest of the world. That is so important. So when you study abroad you're actually helping to make America stronger.

The best friend is the man who, in wishing me well, wishes it for my sake.

Trust is hard to come by. That's why my circle is small and tight. I'm kind of funny about making new friends.

This communicating of a man's self to his friend works two contrary effects, for it redoubleth joys and cutteth griefs in half.

Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.

You mistake me my dear. I have a high respect for your nerves. They are my old friends. I have heard you mention them with consideration these twenty years at least.

No woman ever hates a man for being in love with her, but many a woman hate a man for being a friend to her.

Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.

Always give a word or sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend, or even a stranger if in a lonely place.

I'm so happy because today I found my friends - they're in my head.

Kurt Cobain

Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.

I had three chairs in my house, one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.

I can tell you honest friend what to believe: believe life, it teaches better that book or orator.

Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.

Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased by short intermissions.

Samuel Johnson

The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship.

A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand. Is not the mountain far more awe-inspiring and more clearly visible to one passing through the valley, than to those who inhabit the mountain?

You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.

The poor dog, in life the firmest friend, the first to welcome, foremost to defend.

In every tyrant's heart there springs in the end this poison that he cannot trust a friend.

Can miles truly separate you from friends... If you want to be with someone you love aren't you already there?

There is danger that we lose sight of what our friend is absolutely, while considering what she is to us alone.

The average Hollywood film star's ambition is to be admired by an American, courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman, and have a French boyfriend.

So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.

Helen Keller

For it is mutual trust, even more than mutual interest, that holds human associations together. Our friends seldom profit us, but they make us feel safe. Marriage is a scheme to accomplish exactly that same end.

I was a loner as a child. I had an imaginary friend -- I didn't bother with him.

Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.

I admit I have a tremendous sex drive. My boyfriend lives forty miles away.

Jesus Christ knew he was God. So wake up and find out eventually who you really are. In our culture, of course, they’ll say you’re crazy and you’re blasphemous, and they’ll either put you in jail or in a nut house (which is pretty much the same thing). However if you wake up in India and tell your friends and relations, ‘My goodness, I’ve just discovered that I’m God,’ they’ll laugh and say, ‘Oh, congratulations, at last you found out.

Silence is a friend who will never betray.

One cannot have too large a party.

We spend precious hours fearing the inevitable. It would be wise to use that time adoring our families, cherishing our friends and living our lives.

The real friendship is like fluorescence, it shines better when everything has darken.

Compliments win friends, honesty loses them.

Each time we embrace someone warmly, we gain an extra day of life.

Paulo Coelho

Quarrel? Nonsense, we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage sometimes, what is the good of being friends?

George Eliot

Age appears best in four things: old wood to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.

The Four Levels of Comedy: Make your friends laugh, Make strangers laugh, Get paid to make strangers laugh, and Make people talk like you because it's so much fun.

How can sincerity be a condition of friendship? A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.

Albert Camus

Her own thoughts and reflections were habitually her best companions,

Our friendship has no other purpose, no other reason, than to show you how utterly unlike me you are.

Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.

Whether you're throwing up or breaking up, you want your girlfriend right there! I don't trust women who don't go to their girlfriends.

Drew Barrymore

Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.

A true friend is one soul in two bodies.

I support health care for people. I want people well taken care of. But I also want health care that we can afford as a country. I have people and friends closing down their businesses because of Obamacare.

Friends... they cherish one another's hopes. They are kind to one another's dreams.

It is better to be alone than in bad company.

The dupe of friendship and the fool of love, have I not reason to hate and to despise myself? Indeed I do, and chiefly for not having hated and despised the world enough.

William Hazlitt

I'm not the girl who always has a boyfriend. I'm the girl who rarely has a boyfriend.

Our concern for the loss of our friends is not always from a sense of their worth, but rather of our own need of them and that we have lost some who had a good opinion of us.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Go up close to your friend but do not go over to him! We should also respect the enemy in our friend.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Have no friends not equal to yourself.

There are three faithful friends - an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.

Benjamin Franklin

We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.

I have learned that to be with those I like is enough.

It pays to know the enemy - not least because at some time you may have the opportunity to turn him into a friend.

Margaret Thatcher

For somehow this disease inheres in tyranny, never to trust one's friends.

I do not want a friend who smiles when I smile, who weeps when I weep, for my shadow in the pool can do better than that.

Christianity supplies a Hell for the people who disagree with you, and a Heaven for your friends.

Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

I got along better with the guys than with the girls. Only two girls came up to talk to me. Later I found out they were telling their boyfriends 'If you talk to her I'll kill you.' It's always rough with that high school thing.

Let me tell you I am better acquainted with you for a long absence, as men are with themselves for a long affliction: absence does but hold off a friend, to make one see him the truer.

Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends.

My friend has a baby. I'm recording all the noises he makes so later I can ask him what he meant.

Boldness be my friend.

Alas I am a woman, friendless, hopeless!

When befriended remember it, when you befriend forget it.

Benjamin Franklin

Books like friends should be few and well chosen. Like friends too we should return to them again and again, for like true friends they will never fail us - never cease to instruct - never cloy.

I have great faith in fools, self-confidence my friends call it.

Without friends no one would choose to live, though he has all other goods.


Have convictions. Be friendly. Stick to your beliefs as they stick to theirs. Work as hard as they do.

As I get older all sorts of things become less funny. Once one has children, any cruelty involving children becomes far less amusing than when one was at the mercy of one's friends' and relatives' children.

I have mental joys and mental health, Mental friends and mental wealth, I've a wife that I love and that loves me, I've all but riches bodily.

William Blake

I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell - you see, I have friends in both places.

True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.

I miss hanging out with my friends getting in a little trouble. I have to be so guarded now.

The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.


No matter what looms ahead if you can eat today enjoy today mix good cheer with friends today enjoy it and bless God for it.

If we listened to our intellect we'd never have a love affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go into business because we'd be cynical. Well that's nonsense. You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.

Ray Bradbury

So long as we love we serve, so long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable, and no man is useless while he has a friend.

I see it all perfectly, there are two possible situations - one can either do this or that. My honest opinion and my friendly advice is this: do it or do not do it - you will regret both.

Friendship is Love without his wings!

Lord Byron

No man is useless while he has a friend.

My true friends have always given me that supreme proof of devotion a spontaneous aversion for the man I loved.

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Silence is a true friend who never betrays.

We know our friends by their defects rather than by their merits.

Kids need to remember that when you put something on Twitter it's not like whispering to your friend you've put it on a billboard that the whole world including your own kids someday can see.

Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty.

Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you, be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.

Prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.

A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.

Take God for your spouse and friend and walk with Him continually and you will not sin will learn to love and the things you must do will work out prosperously for you.

Saint Teresa of Avila

A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.

Whenever you put a man on the Supreme Court he ceases to be your friend.

We worship an awesome God in the Blue States and we don't like federal agents poking around our libraries in the Red States. We coach Little League in the Blue States and have gay friends in the Red States.

Save a boyfriend for a rainy day - and another in case it doesn't rain.

When you are down and out something always turns up - and it is usually the noses of your friends.

I think that there's no doubt that as I see friends families children of gay couples who are thriving you know that has an impact on how I think about these issues.

Even the people I surround myself with... are wiser a little bit older than me where before all my boyfriends were younger.

We started out at a very young age setting goals ... Lance wasn't a follower he was a leader. All his friends went off to college and Lance said all he wanted to do was ride his bike.

Prosperity is no just scale, adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.

The waste basket is the writer's best friend.

You can always tell a real friend: when you've made a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job.

To avoid being mistaken for a sellout I chose my friends carefully. The more politically active black students. The foreign students. The Chicanos. The Marxist professors and structural feminists and punk-rock performance poets.

Laugh at your friends and if your friends are sore, So much the better you may laugh the more.

Friendships in general are suddenly contracted, and therefore it is no wonder they are easily dissolved.

Nixon was the most dishonest individual I have ever met in my life. He lied to his wife his family his friends his colleagues in the Congress lifetime members of his own political party the American people and the world.

He who befriends a man whose conduct is vicious whose vision impure and who is notoriously crooked is rapidly ruined.

A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company comforts and inspires.

Hedy Lamarr

I thought the more famous I became the more friendships I would have but the opposite was true.

To this day some of my closest friends say 'Gaga you know everything's great. You're a singer, your dreams have come true.' But still when certain things are said to you over and over again as you're growing up it stays with you and you wonder if they're true.

Lady Gaga

If there hadn't been women we'd still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends.

Orson Welles

We make our friends, we make our enemies, but God makes our next door neighbour.

There is no friendship no love like that of the parent for the child.

The friend is the man who knows all about you and still likes you.

Fortune befriends the bold.

Talk is by far the most accessible of pleasures. It costs nothing in money it is all profit it completes our education founds and fosters our friendships and can be enjoyed at any age and in almost any state of health.

Robert Louis Stevenson

My brother says that I was writing songs about fate while he was off playing soccer. Now I tell him he's 33 and being a professional, while I'm playing soccer with my friends. Ha!

Every man can tell how many goats or sheep he possesses but not how many friends.

A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil, but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely.

Time is the friend of the wonderful company the enemy of the mediocre.

Ceremony leads her bigots forth prepared to fight for shadows of no worth. While truths on which eternal things depend can hardly find a single friend.

William Cowper

We often choose a friend as we do a mistress - for no particular excellence in themselves but merely from some circumstance that flatters our self-love.

William Hazlitt

I owe much to my friends, but all things considered it strikes me that I owe even more to my enemies. The real person springs life under a sting even better than under a caress.

Every man should keep a fair-sized cemetery in which to bury the faults of his friends.

Health is the first benefit. Content is the fortune. Friendliness is the first kindness. Nirvana is the first happiness.


I have no friends and no enemies - only competitors.

There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth and that a man giveth himself as there is between the counsel of a friend and of a flatterer. For there is no such flatterer as is a man's self.

What are we trying to practice every day? If our friendship depends on things like space and time then when we finally overcome space and time we've destroyed our own brotherhood! But overcome space and all we have left is Here. Overcome time and all we have left is Now. And in the middle of Here and Now don't you think that we might see each other once or twice?"

Do not put your trust in a bad companion nor even trust an ordinary friend, for if he should get angry with you he may bring all your secrets to light.

A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.

I've never had a divorce but I've seen so many of my friends my sister my family go through that stuff so I try to write for the people that can't write about it. I take on their sorrow so I'm able to kind of express it or their joy.

It is better to be without a kingdom than to rule over a petty one, better to be without a friend than to befriend a rascal, better to be without a disciple than to have a stupid one, and better to be without a wife than to have a bad one.

What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement a mutual adjustment of interests an interchange of services given and received, it is in sum simply a business from which those involved propose to derive a steady profit for their own self-love.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

My marriage is on the rocks again yeah my wife just broke up with her boyfriend.

I was the kid next door's imaginary friend.

Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with the part of another, people are friends in spots.

All love that has not friendship for its base is like a mansion built upon the sand.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.

Well you don't get to do things that other children get to do having friends and slumber parties and buddies. There were none of that for me. I didn't have friends when I was little. My brothers were my friends.

I think you have to represent your city and your organization. Tracy's been a good friend of mine for a long long time and I look forward to him putting on a good show.

Be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.

There are no rules for friendship. It must be left to itself. We cannot force it any more than love.

William Hazlitt

You show people what you're willing to fight for when you fight your friends.

He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.

Oscar Wilde

I love making new friends and I respect people for a lot of different reasons.

Taylor Swift

If there is such a thing as a good marriage it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.

Michel de Montaigne

People abuse their own friends and family but it is only after performing many meritorious acts that one gets a human birth.

We can be thankful to a friend for a few acres or a little money, and yet for the freedom and command of the whole earth and for the great benefits of our being, our life, health and reason, we look upon ourselves as under no obligation.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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