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If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
A good friend is a connection to life - a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world.
A Code of Honor: Never approach a friend's girlfriend or wife with mischief as your goal.
Bruce Jay Friedman
When twilight drops her curtain down. And pins it with a star
Remember that you have a friend
Though she may wander far.
Lucy Maud Montgomery
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
It is always well to accept your own shortcomings with candor but to regard those of your friends with polite incredulity.
My diminished girth, in tailor phraseology, was hardly conceivable even by my own friends, or my respected medical adviser, until I put on my former clothing, over what I now wear, which is a thoroughly convincing proof of the remarkable change.
I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship.
The key to making healthy decisions is to respect your future self. Honor him or her. Treat him or her like you would treat a friend or a loved one.
A. J. Jacobs
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. It's good, you know, when you got a woman who is a friend of your mind.
When friends ask for a second cup they are open to conversation...
Would you that spangle of Existence spend
About the Secret — Quick about it, Friend!
A Hair perhaps divides the False and True —
And upon what, prithee, may life depend?
I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.
E. M. Forster
Treat your friends as you do your pictures, and place them in their best light.
Lady Randolph Churchill
But whether it be dream or truth, to do well is what matters. If it be truth, for truth's sake. If not, then to gain friends for the time when we awaken.
Pedro Calderón de la Barca
Nothing is there more friendly to a man than a friend in need.
Give me the avowed, erect and manly foe;
Firm I can meet, perhaps return the blow;
But of all plagues, good Heaven, thy wrath can send,
Save me, oh, save me, from the candid friend.
We oppose the reactionary policies of the U.S. government but we do not oppose the American people. We want to have many good friends in the United States.
Friends and good manners will carry you where money won't go.
My heart is broken by the terrible loss I have sustained in my old friends and companions and my poor soldiers. Believe me, nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won.
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
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