Quotations About / On: FRIEND

  • 21.
    Every murderer is probably somebody's old friend.
    (Agatha Christie (1890-1976), British mystery writer. Hercule Poirot, in The Mysterious Affair at Styles, ch. 11 (1920).)
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  • 22.
    Short accounts make long friends.
    (Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. Mrs. Tappitt, in Rachel Ray, vol. 2, ch. xxx, London, Chapman and Hall (1863).)
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  • 23.
    Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
    (George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans] (1819-1880), British novelist. The Spanish Gypsy, bk. 3 (1868). Pseudonym of Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans.)
  • 24.
    Only my friends call me wop.
    (Daniel Taradash (b. 1913), U.S. screenwriter. Maggio (Frank Sinatra), From Here To Eternity, to Fatso (Ernest Borgnine) (1953).)
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  • 25.
    An ardent lover often makes a cold friend.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Twelfth Selection, New York (1993).)
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  • 26.
    A good friend on the net,
    We all live within the words,
    We don't feel ourselves beyond the borders,
    Your friend is your idea, and thought,
    The letters t, s that you cross
    And the I, s that you dot,
    The real friend in meat that you really meet,
    Is your smart mind, your kind heart.
    (Moez Ben Meftah)
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  • 27.
    'Be a friend of the society and Earth first before you become a friend to your friends. It's like choosing to fight for your nation first before risking yourself for your child.'
    (Abby Bilan)
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  • 28.
    We have not so good a right to hate any as our Friend.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Wednesday," A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849).)
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  • 29.
    Money couldn't buy friends, but you got a better class of enemy.
    (Spike Milligan (b. 1918), British comedian, humorous writer. Mrs. Doonan, in Puckoon, ch. 6 (1963).)
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  • 30.
    Health, south wind, books, old trees, a boat, a friend.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. Emerson in His Journals, March 1847, ed. Joel Porte (1982).)
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