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Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness. Euripides, poet
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A memory lasts forever. Never does it die. True friends stay together. And never say goodbye. Anonymous,
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Crocodiles are easy. They try to kill and eat you. People are harder. Sometimes they pretend to be your friend first. Steve Irwin, scientist
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I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends. Abraham Lincoln, president
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In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader
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My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me. Henry Ford, industrialist
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The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love. Hubert Humphrey, politician
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A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow. William Shakespeare, dramatist
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Never shall I forget the time I spent with you. Please continue to be my friend, as you will always find me yours. Ludwig van Beethoven, composer
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Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together. Woodrow Wilson, president
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A true friend is one soul in two bodies. Aristotle, philosopher
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I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar. Robert Brault, writer
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A friend is someone you can be alone with and have nothing to do and not be able to think of anything to say and be comfortable in the silence. Sheryl Condie,
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Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. Kahlil Gibran, artist
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It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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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
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Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival. C.S. Lewis, novelist
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Do not tell a friend anything you would conceal from an enemy. Arabic Proverbs,
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My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world. Jack Layton, politician
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You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you. Dale Carnegie, writer
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Who seeks a faultless friend remains friendless. Proverbs,
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Tell me who's your friend and I'll tell you who you are. Proverbs,
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A friend is known when needed. Arabic Proverbs,
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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
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Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down. Oprah Winfrey, entertainer
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Friendship needs no words... Dag Hammarskjold, diplomat
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True friends stab you in the front. Oscar Wilde, dramatist
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Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. Mark Twain, author
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Who ceases to be a friend never was one. Proverbs,
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A man should choose a friend who is better than himself. There are plenty of acquaintances in the world; but very few real friends. Chinese Proverbs,
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A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked. Bernard Meltzer, lawyer
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Keep your friends for friendship, but work with the skilled and competent. Robert Greene, playwright
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Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget. G. Randolf,
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Friendship makes prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it. Cicero,
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The enemy of my enemy is my friend. Arabic Proverbs,
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A friend is someone who doesn't like the same people you do. Proverbs,
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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
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A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship. John D. Rockefeller, businessman
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Choose your friends with caution; plan your future with purpose, and frame your life with faith. Thomas S. Monson, clergyman
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To keep a new friend, never break with the old. Proverbs,
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The language of friendship is not words but meanings. Henry David Thoreau, author
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When I find myself fading, I close my eyes and realize my friends are my energy. Anonymous,
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Without friends no one would choose to live. Aristotle, philosopher
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For the friendship of two, the patience of one is required. Proverbs,
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However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship. Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer
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The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher
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Some friends play at friendship, but a true friend sticks closer than one's nearest kin. Proverbs 18:24 Bible,
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Can miles truly separate us from friends? If we want to be with someone we love, aren't we already there? Richard Bach, novelist
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A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals a secret of hidden treasure. Buddha, leader
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The best vitamin for making friends, B-1. Source Unknown,
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It is prosperity that gives us friends, adversity that proves them. Proverbs,
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A friend is a present you give to yourself. Robert Louis Stevenson, writer
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A friend is someone with whom you dare to be yourself. Frank Crane, clergyman
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I didn't find my friends; the good Lord gave them to me. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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A friend to all is a friend to none. Aristotle, philosopher
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Don't abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism. Edward W. Howe,
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Life is nothing without friendship. Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman
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The worst solitude is to have no real friendships. Francis Bacon, philosopher
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The road to a friend's house is never long. Danish proverb,
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Short judgments make long friends. Proverbs,
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One who looks for a friend without faults will have none. Anonymous,
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Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. Aristotle, philosopher
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The good fellow to everyone is a good friend to no one. Yiddish Proverbs,
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Friendship is like a prism through which the many variations of beauty are revealed in our lives. Anonymous,
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A friend is, as it were, a second self. Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman
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One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives. Euripides, poet
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One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman
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A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world. Leo Buscaglia, author
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A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down. Arnold Glasgow,
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Some people would rather lose the relationship than the argument. Michael Lipsey,
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Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Marcel Proust, author
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Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find. William Shakespeare, dramatist
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With true friends... even water drunk together is sweet enough. Chinese Proverbs,
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Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes. Source Unknown,
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It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter. Marlene Dietrich, actress
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A true friend is somebody who can make us do what we can. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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Friendship is love with understanding. Source Unknown,
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In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends. John Churton Collins, critic
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True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost. Charles Caleb Colton, writer
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Your friendship is your needs answered. Danish proverb,
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Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief. Joseph Addison, writer
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Friends are treasures. Horace Bruns,
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Two friends, two bodies with one soul inspired. Homer, poet
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A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your successes. Doug Larson, cartoonist
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Friends are those rare people who ask how you are and then wait to hear the answer. Source Unknown,
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If you want to know who your friends are, get yourself a jail sentence. Charles Bukowski, author
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Each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born. Anais Nin, author
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I don't like that man. I'm going to have to get to know him better. Abraham Lincoln, president
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Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything. Muhammad Ali, boxer
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It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends. J. K. Rowling, author
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People drain me, even the closest of friends, and I find loneliness to be the best state in the union to live in. Margaret Cho, comedian
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My friend is he who will tell me my faults in private. Ibn Gabirol,
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We cherish our friends not for their ability to amuse us, but for our ability to amuse them. Evelyn Waugh, author
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The time to make friends is before you need them. Proverbs,
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A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same. Elbert Hubbard, writer
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Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes. Henry David Thoreau, author
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My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake. Aristotle, philosopher
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Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer. Jean De La Fontaine, poet
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No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow. Alice Walker, author
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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
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Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend. Albert Camus, philosopher
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Those we hold most dear never truly leave us ... they live on in the kindnesses they showed, the comfort they shared and the love they brought into our lives. Isabel Norton,
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There are no rules for friendship. It must be left to itself. We cannot force it any more than love. William Hazlitt, critic
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May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies. Voltaire (Fran, writer
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If you cry over a guy, then your friends can't date him. It can't even be considered. Taylor Swift, musician
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I have learned that to be with those I like is enough. Walt Whitman, poet
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Broken friendships can be soldered, but never sound. Proverbs,
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Grief can take care of itself; but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with. Mark Twain, author
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Don't wait for people to be friendly, show them how. Source Unknown,
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I am blessed to have so many great things in my life - family, friends and God. All will be in my thoughts daily. Lil' Kim, musician
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All you need to do to be my friend is like me. Taylor Swift, musician
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Wherever we are, it is our friends that make our world. Henry Drummond, writer
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A friend loveth at all times. Proverbs 17:17 Bible,
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A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth. Charles Darwin, scientist
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He makes no friends who never made a foe. Alfred Lord Tennyson, poet
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A Friend is a treasure. More precious than Gold, For love shared is priceless And never grows old. Source Unknown,
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A friend walks in when everyone else walks out Source Unknown,
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Friends... they cherish one another's hopes. They are kind to one another's dreams. Henry David Thoreau, author
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Treat your friends as you do your pictures, and place them in their best light. Jennie Jerome Churchill,
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Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy. Publilius Syrus, writer
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There's nothing wrong with being gay. I have plenty of friends who are going to hell. Stephen Colbert, comedian
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Do not make best friends with a melancholy sad soul. They always are heavily loaded, and you must bear half. Francois FeNelon, clergyman
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We die as often as we lose a friend. Publilius Syrus, writer
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Don't make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up. Thomas J. Watson, scientist
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In the adversity of our best friends we often find something that does not displease us. Brigham Young, leader
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The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they're okay, then it's you. Rita Mae Brown, writer
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Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world. John Evelyn, musician
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Be slow in choosing a friend, but slower in changing him. Proverbs,
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That is what friendship means. Sharing the prejudice of experience. Charles Bukowski, author
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A friend is long sought, hardly found, and with difficulty kept. St. Jerome, saint
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Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. Izaak Walton, writer
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Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one. Oscar Wilde, dramatist
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Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival. C. S. Lewis, author
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Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them. W. Edwards Deming, scientist
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History shows that no enemy remains hostile forever, nor do friends remain friendly forever. For that reason, we intend to have normal relations with all. Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, statesman
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You're the one who is weak. You will never know love or friendship. And I feel sorry for you. J.K. Rowling, novelist
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To find a friend one must close one eye -- to keep him, two. Norman Douglas, writer
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I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing. Katherine Mansfield, author
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Every man, however wise, needs the advice of some sagacious friend in the affairs of life. Plautus, playwright
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Reprove your friends in secret, praise them openly. Publilius Syrus, writer
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You find out who your real friends are when you're involved in a scandal. Elizabeth Taylor, actress
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True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance. Henry David Thoreau, author
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Seek the friend who's hand helped you and tell them what they mean to you. Source Unknown,
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Friendship is a living thing that lasts only as long as it is nourished with kindness, empathy and understanding. Source Unknown,
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Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies. Aristotle, philosopher
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A friend you have to buy; enemies you get for nothing. Yiddish Proverbs,
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We talk of choosing our friends, but friends are self-elected Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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If you have one true friend you have more than your share. Thomas Fuller, clergyman
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Instead of loving your enemies -- treat your friends a little better. Edward W. Howe,
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Your friend is that man who knows all about you, and still likes you. Elbert Hubbard, writer
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