Friendship Quotes

Friendship Quotes, Sayings & Quotations

Part 1. Best friendship quotes ever

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Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness. Euripides, poet

A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. Elbert Hubbard, writer

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

The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love. Hubert Humphrey, politician

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

I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better. Plutarch, philosopher

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I'll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about. Rumi, poet

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

Keep your friends for friendship, but work with the skilled and competent. Robert Greene, playwright

Friendship makes prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it. Cicero,

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The first and most important step in friendship is being a friend. John Wooden, coach

Share your smile with the world. It's a symbol of friendship and peace. Christie Brinkley, model

Friendship makes prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it. Cicero,

Keep your friends for friendship, but work with the skilled and competent. Robert Greene, playwright

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

True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable. David Tyson Gentry,

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

В нужда се другар познава. Bulgarian proverbs,

Every great business is built on friendship. J. C. (James Cash) Penney,

I've got many close friends, but there's an awful lot about friendship that is not demonstrative in my case. Warren Christopher, lawyer

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inspirational quotes

Inspirational quotes about friendship.

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Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival. C.S. Lewis, novelist

My inspiration are the woman, friendship, and loneliness. Enrique Iglesias, musician

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real quotes

Quotes about real friendship.

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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. Laurence J. Peter, writer

What I cannot love, I overlook. Is that real friendship? Anais Nin, author

True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island... to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing. Baltasar Gracian, philosopher

Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts. Margaret Lee Runbeck,

French Yemeni relations are strong and good, they are relations depending on friendship and cooperation; my relationship with the president Chiraq are old and real. Ali A. Saleh,

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true quotes

Cute quotes about meaning of true friendship.

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One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman

True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost. Charles Caleb Colton, writer

True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions. Joseph Addison, writer

People come in and out of our lives, and the true test of friendship is whether you can pick back up right where you left off the last time you saw each other. Lisa See, writer

There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship. Thomas Aquinas, theologian

It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means. Charles Kingsley, clergyman

True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island... to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing. Baltasar Gracian, philosopher

The two most misused words in the entire English vocabulary are love and friendship. A true friend would die for you, so when you start trying to count them on one hand, you don't need any fingers. Larry Flynt, publisher

A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success! Doug Larson, cartoonist

True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation. George Washington, president

A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire. Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

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Quotes about life

Quotes about friendship in life and how it affects people.

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

Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others! William Hazlitt, critic

Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends? Abraham Lincoln, president

But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine. Thomas Jefferson, president

If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, sir, should keep his friendship in a constant repair. Samuel Johnson, author

To want friendship is a great fault. Friendship ought to be a gratuitous joy, like the joys afforded by art or life. Simone Weil, philosopher

True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island... to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing. Baltasar Gracian, philosopher

Things have gone beyond my wildest expectations and dreams, and I feel like I've been given so many blessings in my life, between my friendship with the guys in the band, our wonderful audience, being able to play this music, and then my family. Trey Anastasio, musician

I noticed that no matter where I went in the country, there was this group of questions that got asked. I would track them and keep them in categories. Like body image, school, family, friendship, you name it, the emotional life of a teenage girl. Elizabeth Berkley, actress

I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let's face it, friends make life a lot more fun. Charles R. Swindoll, clergyman

Friendship's the wine of life: but friendship new... is neither strong nor pure. Edward Young, poet

The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it. Hubert H. Humphrey, politician

Madam, I have been looking for a person who disliked gravy all my life; let us swear eternal friendship. Sydney Smith, clergyman

Marriage, for a woman at least, hampers the two things that made life to me glorious - friendship and learning. Jane Harrison, writer

Friendship! Mysterious cement of the soul, Sweet'ner of life, and solder of society. Robert Blair,

How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many slices in a bread? Depends how thin you cut it. How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live 'em. How much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give 'em. Shel Silverstein, poet

WE two boys together clinging, One the other never leaving, Up and down the roads going, North and South excursions making, Power enjoying, elbows stretching, fingers clutching, Arm'd and fearless, eating, drinking, sleeping, loving. No law less than ourselves owning, sailing, soldiering, thieving, threatening, Misers, menials, priests alarming, air breathing, water drinking, on the turf or the sea-beach dancing, Cities wrenching, ease scorning, statutes mocking, feebleness chasing, Fulfilling our foray. Walt Whitman, poet

Our scientific age demands that we provide definitions, measurements, and statistics in order to be taken seriously. Yet most of the important things in life cannot be precisely defined or measured. Can we define or measure love, beauty, friendship, or decency, for example? Dennis Prager, journalist

I play- it's kind of like a slice-of-life, LA women in their forties, playing forty kind of what's their friendship like, and what's their life like and so I just play one of the four friends. Joan Cusack, actress

One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim. Brooks Adams, historian

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Quotes about happiness

Best quotes on how to have a happy friendship

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Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness. Euripides, poet

True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions. Joseph Addison, writer

Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others! William Hazlitt, critic

Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief. Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than knowledge. Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status. Such friendships will never give you any happiness. Chanakya, politician

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Quotes about love

Quotes about the love and friendship, and can they exist together.

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Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness. Euripides, poet

A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. Elbert Hubbard, writer

The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love. Hubert Humphrey, politician

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I'll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about. Rumi, poet

It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

You're the one who is weak. You will never know love or friendship. And I feel sorry for you. J.K. Rowling, novelist

Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others! William Hazlitt, critic

Love between man and man is impossible because there must not be sexual intercourse and friendship between man and woman is impossible because there must be sexual intercourse. James Joyce, novelist

In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than knowledge. Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

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

What I cannot love, I overlook. Is that real friendship? Anais Nin, author

Love is friendship set on fire. Jeremy Taylor, clergyman

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, critic

The joys of friendship inert the heart and fizzy home bouncing jubilantly with laughter-buttered love. Bradley Chicho, poet

The two most misused words in the entire English vocabulary are love and friendship. A true friend would die for you, so when you start trying to count them on one hand, you don't need any fingers. Larry Flynt, publisher

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable. Bruce Lee, actor

A friendship that like love is warm; A love like friendship, steady. Thomas Moore, poet

Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses. Ann Landers, journalist

It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship. Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman

I can tell you, dearest friend, that if it became known how much friendship, love and a world of human and spiritual references I have smuggled into these three movements, the adherents of programme music - should there be any left - would go mad with joy. Alban Berg, composer

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Quotes about time

Quote about long time friendship.

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People come in and out of our lives, and the true test of friendship is whether you can pick back up right where you left off the last time you saw each other. Lisa See, writer

Marriage is the highest state of friendship. If happy, it lessens our cares by dividing them, at the same time that it doubles our pleasures by mutual participation. Samuel Richardson, novelist

The best time to frame an answer to the letters of a friend, is the moment you receive them. Then the warmth of friendship, and the intelligence received, most forcibly cooperate. William Shenstone, poet

If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends - you're safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue. Alice Duer Miller, poet

Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over. Octavia Butler, writer

Meg Ryan is a beautiful and courageous woman. I grieve the loss of her companionship but I've not lost the friendship. We talk all the time and that was what our connection was about. She has a wonderful mind and we just like a chat. Russell Crowe, actor

To cement a new friendship, especially between foreigners or persons of a different social world, a spark with which both were secretly charged must fly from person to person, and cut across the accidents of place and time. Cornelia Otis Skinner, actress

We became friends as we became a band. Our friendship evolved as the band evolved. It had its ups and downs, but it was mostly ups for the four of us. We got along well almost all of the time. Hey! We liked each other and we still do. Dave Blood, musician

Even where friendship is concerned, it takes me a long time to trust people. Namie Amuro, musician

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Musician quotes

Quotes from famous musicians.

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All you need to do to be my friend is like me. Taylor Swift, musician

Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world. John Evelyn, musician

I think the way to keep a friendship is to respect that everybody is different. Emma Bunton, musician

A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself. Jim Morrison, musician

My inspiration are the woman, friendship, and loneliness. Enrique Iglesias, musician

Things have gone beyond my wildest expectations and dreams, and I feel like I've been given so many blessings in my life, between my friendship with the guys in the band, our wonderful audience, being able to play this music, and then my family. Trey Anastasio, musician

Success always necessitates a degree of ruthlessness. Given the choice of friendship or success, I'd probably choose success. Sting, musician

We became friends as we became a band. Our friendship evolved as the band evolved. It had its ups and downs, but it was mostly ups for the four of us. We got along well almost all of the time. Hey! We liked each other and we still do. Dave Blood, musician

For me my friendship with Omar Rodriguez from Mars Volta that friendship really means a lot to me because he's another creative person who works as hard as I do. John Frusciante, musician

I would have told him that I appreciated his friendship through the years and that I had learned a lot from him. I really loved Frank like you do a brother. Jimmy Carl Black, musician

Even where friendship is concerned, it takes me a long time to trust people. Namie Amuro, musician

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President quotes

Quotes from famous presidents.

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

Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends? Abraham Lincoln, president

Only solitary men know the full joys of friendship. Others have their family; but to a solitary and an exile his friends are everything. Warren G. Harding, president

But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine. Thomas Jefferson, president

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. Barack Obama, president

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

True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation. George Washington, president

I have long enjoyed the friendship and companionship of Republicans because I am by instinct a teacher, and I would like to teach them something. Woodrow Wilson, president

So far as it depends on the course of this government, our relations of good will and friendship will be sedulously cultivated with all nations. John Tyler, president

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Leader quotes

Quotes from famous leaders.

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Although the troops have struck us, we throw it all behind and are glad to meet you in peace and friendship. Black Kettle, leader

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Novelist quotes

Quotes from famous novelists.

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Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought I was the only one. C.S. Lewis, novelist

You're the one who is weak. You will never know love or friendship. And I feel sorry for you. J.K. Rowling, novelist

Love between man and man is impossible because there must not be sexual intercourse and friendship between man and woman is impossible because there must be sexual intercourse. James Joyce, novelist

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival. C.S. Lewis, novelist

If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give. George Macdonald, novelist

Instead of loving your enemies - treat your friends a little better. E. W. Howe, novelist

Marriage is the highest state of friendship. If happy, it lessens our cares by dividing them, at the same time that it doubles our pleasures by mutual participation. Samuel Richardson, novelist

She is a friend of mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order. It's good, you know, when you got a woman who is a friend of your mind. Toni Morrison, novelist

She is a friend of my mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order. Toni Morrison, novelist

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German quotes

Quotes from German authors

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It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

Many a person has held close, throughout their entire lives, two friends that always remained strange to one another, because one of them attracted by virtue of similarity, the other by difference. Emil Ludwig, writer

The most deadly fruit is borne by the hatred which one grafts on an extinguished friendship. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, critic

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Roman quotes

Quotes from Roman authors.

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One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman

Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend. Plautus, playwright

Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief. Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

All those who offer an opinion on any doubtful point should first clear their minds of every sentiment of dislike, friendship, anger or pity. Sallust, historian

Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

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Italian quotes

Quotes from Italian authors.

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There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship. Thomas Aquinas, theologian

The sincere friends of this world are as ship lights in the stormiest of nights. Giotto di Bondone, artist

Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them. Francesco Guicciardini, historian

Moral science is better occupied when treating of friendship than of justice. Thomas Aquinas, theologian

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Spanish quotes

Quotes from Spanish authors.

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One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human. George Santayana, philosopher

For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God. Saint Teresa of Avila, saint

My inspiration are the woman, friendship, and loneliness. Enrique Iglesias, musician

True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island... to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing. Baltasar Gracian, philosopher

Throughout its history, the international Olympic Committee has struggled to spread its ideal of fraternity, friendship, peace and universal understanding. Juan Antonio Samaranch, celebrity

Our philosophy precedes from the belief that sport is an inalienable part of the educational process and a factor for promoting peace, friendship, cooperation and understanding among peoples. Juan Antonio Samaranch, celebrity

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Ralph Waldo Emerson quotes

Friendship Quotes by American poet Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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The only way to have a friend is to be one. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may think aloud. I am arrived at last in the presence of a man so real and equal, that I may drop even those undermost garments of dissimulation, courtesy, and second thought, which men never put off, and may deal with him with the simplicity and wholeness with which one chemical atom meets another. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Better be a nettle in the side of your friend than his echo. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

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Epicurus quotes

Friendship Quotes by Greek Philosopher Epicurus.

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It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help. Epicurus, philosopher

Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship. Epicurus, philosopher

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Chanakya quotes

Friendship Quotes by Indian teacher Chanakya.

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There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth. Chanakya, politician

Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status. Such friendships will never give you any happiness. Chanakya, politician

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Mortimer Adler quotes

Friendship Quotes by American Philosopher Mortimer Adler.

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Aristotle uses a mother's love for her child as the prime example of love or friendship. Mortimer Adler, philosopher

Conjugal love, or the friendship of spouses, can persist even after sexual desires have weakened, withered, and disappeared. Mortimer Adler, philosopher

Friendship is a very taxing and arduous form of leisure activity. Mortimer Adler, philosopher

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Best of 226 Friendship Quotes. Inspirational, cute and short frienship quotes to warm your best friend's heart. Some of the quotes are abou love, life, long time friendship, while others are real stories from presidents, novelists and leaders.


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Part 1
Best Friendship quotes
Top Friendship picture quotes
New Friendship quotes

Part 2
Friendship Quotes That ARE...
Inspirational
Real
True

Part 3
Friendship Quotes About
Life
Happiness
Love
Time

Part 4
Friendship Quotes By ...
Musician
President
Leader
Novelist

Part 5
Friendship Quotes From ...
German
Roman
Italian
Spanish

Part 6
Friendship Quotes by Famous Authors
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Epicurus
Chanakya
Mortimer Adler

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