Quotations About / On: FRIEND

  • 11.
    'If fear is your True Friend then success can't be your Best friend. As they both hate each other'
    (#fearoflosing)
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  • 12.
    One should still honor the enemy in his friend. Can you go up close to your friend without going over to him?
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 4, p. 71, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Zarathustra, in Thus Spoke Zarathustra, First Part, "On the Friend," (1883).)
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  • 13.
    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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  • 14.
    I want to be distinguished from the rest; to tell the truth, a friend to all mankind is not a friend for me.
    (Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French comic playwright. Alceste, in The Misanthrope, act 1, sc. 1 (1666).)
  • 15.
    A mistress never is nor can be a friend. While you agree, you are lovers; and when it is over, anything but friends.
    (George Gordon Noel Byron (1788-1824), British poet. Letters and Journals, vol. 3, entry for Nov. 24, 1813, ed. Leslie A. Marchand (1974).)
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  • 16.
    Go up close to your friend, but do not go over to him! We should also respect the enemy in our friend.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 10, p. 193, selection 5[1], number 49, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Unpublished fragments dating to November 1882February 1883. Originally meant to be attributed to Zarathustra in Thus Spoke Zarathustra.)
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  • 17.
    Forsake not an old friend; for the new is not comparable to him: a new friend is as new wine; when it is old, thou shalt drink it with pleasure.
    (Apocrypha. Ecclesiasticus, 9:10.)
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  • 18.
    We cannot always assure the future of our friends; we have a better chance of assuring our future if we remember who our friends are.
    (Henry Kissinger (b. 1923), German-born U.S. Republican politician, secretary of state. "A Visit to the Shah of Iran," ch. 29, The White House Years (1979). Said of the changing U.S. policy toward the Shah of Iran.)
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  • 19.
    A woman can only become a man's friend in three stages: first, she's an agreeable acquaintance, then a mistress, and only after that a friend.
    (Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904), Russian dramatist, author. Astrov, in Uncle Vanya, act 2 (1897), trans. by Elisaveta Fen (1954). Vanya (Voynitsky) replies to this, "That's a crude sort of philosophy.")
  • 20.
    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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