Friends Quotes

Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate.

Thomas Jones

I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends

Walt Whitman

Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage sometimes, what is the good of being friends?

George Eliot

A quarrel between friends, when made up, adds a new tie to friendship, as experience shows that the callosity formed around a broken bone makes it stronger than before.

St. Francis de Sales

A quarrel between friends, when made up, adds a new tie to friendship.

Saint Francis de Sales

The vulgar crowd values friends according to their usefulness

Ovid

It is inevitable that those to whom is vouchsafed a long life of usefulness should outlive the friends of their youth

Cleveland Abbe

The American people await action. They didn't send us here to bicker. They ask us to rise above the merely partisan. "In crucial things, unity" and this, my friends, is crucial.

George Herbert Walker Bush

No one has a closest friend in Hollywood. These guys do not do friends in the orthodox sense!

Sheilah Graham

If you live in the river you should make friends with the crocodile

Indian Proverb

A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that action, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment to friends; and that the most liberal professions of good-will are very far from being the surest marks of it.

George Washington

America betrays its friends. It sets them up and betrays them. Id rather be Americas enemy.

Ahmed Abdel Hadi Chalabi

Friends are God's apology for relations.

Hugh Kingsmill

A father may have a child who is ugly and lacking in all the graces, and the love he feels for him puts a blindfold over his eyes so that he does not see his defects but considers them signs of charm and intelligence and recounts them to his friends as if they were clever and witty.

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

In a friends company everything is finer and more delightful, and every evil is smaller and less annoying.

Bartholomew of San Concordio

Today, when the Gospel is under attack from all directions, I too must ask the question: "What profit do you get from your unbelief?" I never get the impression that people have peace of mind or are happier for all their unbelief. No, my friends.

Wilhelm Busch

DO NOT, under any circumstances, cooperate with the FBI, FBI agents will lie, trick and deceive you. They will twist your words and play on your patriotism to entrap you. They will pretend to be people they are not supporters, well-wishers and friends all the while wearing wires to record your out-of-context statements to use against you. The FBI is the enemy; its a part of the problem, not the solution.

John Kiriakou

Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.

Unknown

It is a maxim of old that among themselves all things are common to friends.

Jean Racine

He that loseth wealth, loseth much; he that loseth friends, loseth more; but he that loseth his spirit loseth all.

Spirit

Celebrate the happiness that friends are always giving, make every day a holiday and celebrate just living.

Sydney Smith

My candle burns at both ends; it will not last the night; but ah, my foes, and oh, my friends -- it gives a lovely light!

Edna St. Vincent Millay

A pulse in the eternal mind, no less, gives somewhere back the thoughts by England given. Her sights and sounds; dreams happy as her day; and laughter, learnt of friends; and gentleness, in hearts at peace, under an English heaven.

Rupert Brooke

Prominence is cool, but when the delusion kicks in it can be a drag. Especially if you choose to surround yourself with friends and not acolytes.

Barbara Kruger

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