quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson

To laugh often and love much; to win the respect of intelligent persons and the affection of children; to earn the approbation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Unusual False Friends quotations

False friends quote A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to yo

A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.

False friends are worse than bitter enemies.

False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade.

False friends quote Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarte

Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.

Stay away from lazy parasites, who perch on you just to satisfy their needs, they do not come to alleviate your burdens, hence, their mission is to distract, detract and extract, and make you live in abject poverty.

If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.

Always sleep with one eye open. Never take anything for granted. Your best friends might just be your enemies.

False friends quote Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.

Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.

It's a saying they have, that a man has a false heart in his mouth for the world to see, another in his breast to show to his special friends and his family, and the real one, the true one, the secret one, which is never known to anyone except to himself alone, hidden only God knows where.

Loss of virtue in a female is irretrievable;

that one false step involves her in endless ruin; that her reputation is no less brittle than it is beautiful; and that she cannot be too much guarded in her behaviour towards the undeserving of the other sex.

What greater wound is there than a false friend?

False friends quote Be with those who bring out the best in you, not the stress in you.

Be with those who bring out the best in you, not the stress in you.

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Times change, people change, thoughts about good and evil change, about true and false. But what always remains fast and steady is the affection that your friends feel for you, those who always have your best interest at heart.

It is impossible that a man who is false to his friends and neighbours should be true to the public.

Poetry, my dear friends, is a sacred incarnation of a smile.

Poetry is a sigh that dries the tears. Poetry is a spirit who dwells in the soul, whose nourishment is the heart, whose wine is affection. Poetry that comes not in this form is a false messiah.

False friends quote Your strongest muscle

Your strongest muscle

Sir, if you think that I am that kind of a man, you have missed your mark.

I would rather die a thousand deaths than betray a friend or be false to duty.

This is what happens. You tell your friends your most personal secrets, and they use them against you.

Flee flattery, false praise and fair weather friends

False friends quote One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.

One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.

Geese are friends to no one, they bad mouth everybody and everything.

But they are companionable once you get used to their ingratitude and false accusations.

…maybe the whole Internet will simply become like Facebook: falsely jolly, fake-friendly, self-promoting, slickly disingenuous….” - Zadie Smith

Sometimes you have to give up on people. Not because you don't care, but because they don't.

False friends quote Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no critici

Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.

As I look back on it, I'm glad that I had this false image.

I was who everyone else - my parents, my friends, society - wanted me to be. I was a pleaser, someone who wanted to make everyone happy, to not let anyone down. Now, I'm not like that.

If you are successful, you will win some false friends & some true enemies: Succeed anyway

A wicked wife, a false friend, a saucy servant and living in a house with a serpent in it are nothing but death.

False friends quote Spend time with those you love. One of these days you will say either: "I wish I

Spend time with those you love. One of these days you will say either: "I wish I had" or "I'm glad I did".

A false friend and a shadow attend only while the sun shines.

Recognize negativism and inferiority attitudes as enemies - do not try to dress them as your friends. you will be tempted to look upon negativism as prudence and inferiorities as humility. Strip off those false cloaks and see these attitudes in their nakedness - as enemies of you and of your possibilities.

Our true friends are those who are with us when the good things happen.

They cheer us on and are pleased by our triumphs. False friends only appear at difficult times, with their sad, supportive faces, when, in fact, our suffering is serving to console them for their miserable lives.

False friends quote Friendship picks you up when the world lets you down.

Friendship picks you up when the world lets you down.

Our true friends are those who are with us when the good things happen.

They cheer us on and are pleased by our triumphs.

Should anyone attempt to deceive you by false expressions, and not be a true friend at heart, act in the same manner, and thus art will defeat art. [If you would catch a man let him think he is catching you.]

The touchstone of false friends is the day of need: by way of proof, ask a loan from your friends.

False friends quote The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls

The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.

If the portraits of our absent friends are pleasant to us, which renew our memory of them and relieve our regret for their absence by a false and empty consolation, how much more pleasant are letters which bring us the written characters of the absent friend.

It is not easy to distinguish between true and false affection, unless there occur one of those crises in which, as gold is tried by fire, so a faithful friendship may be tested by danger.

Once, in an age, God sends to some of us a friend who loves in us, not a false imagining, an unreal character, but, looking through all the rubbish of our imperfections, loves in us the divine ideal of our nature, — loves, not the man that we are, but the angel that we may be.

False friends quote A friend to all is a friend to none.

A friend to all is a friend to none.

I had a friend, a lover. Or did I dream it? So many dreams are crowding upon me now that I can scarcely tell true from false: dreams like light imprisoned in bright mineral caves; hot, heavy dreams; ice-age dreams; dreams like machines in the head.

You don't want to loose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are

Surrogate experience and surrogate environments have become the American way of life. Distinctions are no longer made, or deemed necessary, between the real and the false; the edge usually goes to the latter, as an improved version with defects corrected - accessible and user-friendly.

To have played and laughed with enthusiasm, and sung with exultation - this to to have succeeded.

False friends leave you in times of trouble.

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