I regard the Klan, the Anglo-Saxon clubs and White American societies, as far as the Negro is concerned, as better friends of the race than all other groups of hypocritical whites put together.— Marcus Garvey
Grateful Friends Group quotations
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
You should view the world as a conspiracy run by a very closely-knit group of nearly omnipotent people, and you should think of those people as yourself and your friends.
I've never been the type of guy that had a lot of friends or was part of the cool group.
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.
I come from a background of hanging out with friends and shooting videos with them, with funny stuff coming out of the group. I guess we got the same charge jocks get out of sports.
I find it much easier to counsel than to be counseled, to reach out to a friend in my small group who is feeling insercure than to reveal my own inseurity. The truth is we don't much like being dependent. We don't enjoy admitting how desperately we long for someone's kindness and involvement. It's so humbling.
Unlike a child in a totally urban environment, my friends and peer group were not only other children, but also wild and domesticated animals, plants of every sort, brooks and waterfalls, rocks and sand.
Your strongest muscle
Friends, you and me... you brought another friend... and then there were three... we started our group... our circle of friends... and like that circle... there is no beginning or end.
Under crowded conditions the friendly social interactions between members of a group become reduced, and the destructive and aggressive patterns show a marked rise in frequency and intensity.
Christ, who said to the disciples, 'You have not chosen me, but I have chosen you,' can truly say to every group of Christian friends, 'You have not chosen one another but I have chosen you for one another.'
Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.
Don't confine yourself to a select group of friends, often known as a clique.
Cliques by definition leave people out. Lock yourself into one, and you'll never know how many terrific friendships you may be missing.
Every day, I work at not taking this fame thing seriously.
Fortunately, I have a great group of friends who help me do this.
John Cleese was with a group called Cambridge Circus, who had come to New York, and we became friends. Years later that produced a certain team effort.
Be with those who bring out the best in you, not the stress in you.
Polarization affects families and groups of friends.
Its a paralyzing situation. A civil war of opinion.
Try to have as diverse group of friends as possible and don't get into the the clique scenario.
We have a group of friends of the museum who try to raise, if they can, periodically something to help us. Of course, the main thing about a building like this is its upkeep. It needs central heating and it needs central air conditioning.
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
All of my friends, I consider childhood friends because we met when I was probably 13, and I'm still friends with them today. It's really nice that I have that core group.
It's hard, but sometimes it is better to have no friends for a time than to have the wrong friends. The wrong group can lead you down all kinds of paths you really don't want to be on. And retracing your steps can be a long and hard journey
A friend loves you for your intelligence, a mistress for your charm, but your family's love is unreasoning; you were born into it and are of its flesh and blood. Nevertheless it can irritate you more than any group of people in the world.
Spend time with those you love. One of these days you will say either: "I wish I had" or "I'm glad I did".
When I was young, I wasn't a misfit or anything.
I had friends in all the different social groups. But I had issues - just personal issues, insecurities and other things that had happened in my life.
I believe one of the best preparations for marriage is participating in a small group. If a person has learned to be intimate and honest with a few friends before they get married, they will have less reason to fear intimacy after they are married.
You are not the same person working alone as you are in a group;
in a romantic setting versus an educational one; when you are with close friends or in an anonymous crowd; or when you are traveling abroad as when at home base.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
I'm grateful that on a lot of casts I've gained friends for life.
But it's more of a rare thing than a normal thing. I have a small group of friends, and I just, uh, feel fulfilled by the people that are in my life.
Take away the robots and the special effects, and Star Wars is just the simple story of a group of friends planning a terrorist attack.
I had friends at school, but I was never part of a gang and I dreamed of that sense of belonging to a group. You know, where people would call me 'Em' and shout across the bar, 'Em, what are you drinking?' after the show.
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
I wasn't being bullied at school at this point.
I had a group of friends, and I was isolated because I wasn't communicating with my parents. I wasn't telling them what I was going through.
I became much happier when I realized I shouldn't depend solely on my career for my sense of self. So I developed other interests and surrounded myself with a small group of friends I could trust.
Will Young. He's a great white soul singer. But he was slightly disappointing when I met him - not that friendly. Perhaps he was having a bad day. I love Take That, they're terrific. Gary Barlow is so talented. I've always hated punk rock and I'm not mad about rapping, but then it's not really for my age group.
Friendship picks you up when the world lets you down.
When I go on my boat or to my vacation houses, where I still unfortunately spend very little time, I don't go with the celebrities I know but with a close group of friends and people who have worked with me for a long time.
I don't have a normal job, so I really appreciate having friends who are writers and artists. It's fun to have a group of people you can call in the middle of the day to go for a hike.
I am very lucky, I have a very tight group of friends and a very supportive family, and to this date no-one has ever sold a story on me.
Never explain; your friends don't need it, and your enemies won't believe you anyway.
I had my group of friends, you know, like my real group of friends, and then I had, like, party friends.
My encounters with racism are sort of second-hand situations where I might be standing around with a group of white friends and someone makes a comment that they wouldn't make at my family reunion.
The group is enthusiastic about making art, but it's also a good excuse to get together with friends and to enjoy each other's company and to catch up on what's going on with us. Our attitude to making music is carefree and we don't stress about it at all. If music or a particular feeling doesn't come out willingly, we'll force it out.
I had never gone to college, I left school at a really early age, and all of a sudden I've got six really great friends hanging out with me every night. And we were a really tight group, and we just had an absolute blast.
I have friends and supporters in the Human Rights Fund and Planned Parenthood.
Hillary Clinton has been around there for a very, very long time. Some of these groups are, in fact, part of the establishment.