Quotations About / On: FRIEND

  • 1.
    A friend in power is a friend lost.
    (Henry Brooks Adams (1838-1918), U.S. historian. The Education of Henry Adams, ch. 7 (1907). Referring to the rupture with Senator Charles Sumner.)
  • 2.
    True friends are like diamonds precious but rare. Fake friends are autumn leaves found everywhere.
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  • 3.
    A best friend is a special friend.

    By Edward Kofi Louis.
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  • 4.
    'If fear is your True Friend then success can't be your Best friend. As they both hate each other'
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  • 5.
    It pays to know who your friends are but it also pays to know you ain't got any friends.
    (Bob Dylan [Robert Allen Zimmerman] (b. 1941), U.S. singer, songwriter. "Prelude to the Flatpick," Tarantula (1970).)
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  • 6.
    "Mr. Van Buren, your friends may be leaving you—but my friends never leave me."
    (Andrew Jackson (1767-1845), U.S. president. Letter, May 1, 1834, from R.H. Wilde to Gulian C. Verplanck, Verplanck Papers, New York Historical Society.)
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  • 7.
    Nothing more cheerful than talking about our friends' shortcomings.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
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  • 8.
    A friend whose hopes we cannot satisfy is a friend we would rather have as an enemy.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 3, p. 226, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Dawn, "Fourth Book," aphorism 313, "A Friend We no Longer Want," (1881).)
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  • 9.
    No one is a friend to his friend who does not love in return.
    (Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Lysis, 212 D....)
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  • 10.
    A brother may not be a friend, but a friend will always be a brother.
    (Samuel Richardson (1689-1761), British novelist. Third edition, London (1751). Anna Howe, in Clarissa, vol. 2, p. 15, AMS Press (1990).)
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