Acquaintance Quotes

Moderation is the inseparable companion of wisdom, but with it genius has not even a nodding acquaintance.

Charles Caleb Colton

We need two kinds of acquaintances, one to complain to, while to the others we boast.

Logan Pearsall Smith

Admiration begins where acquaintance ceases

Samuel Johnson

The mere process of growing old together will make the slightest acquaintance seem a bosom friend.

Logan Pearsall Smith

Acquaintance is a degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor and obscure, and intimate when he is rich and famous

Ambrose Bierce

Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.

Rabindranath Tagore

An acquaintance that begins with a compliment is sure to develop into a real friendship

Oscar Wilde

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 Proverb

Acquaintance is a degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor and obscure, and intimate when he is rich and famous.

Ambrose Bierce

Acquaintance. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.

Ambrose Bierce

The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite outline of our ignorance.

George Eliot

Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established

Confucius

Slight, acquaintance, breeds distrust.

Jose Antonio Viera Gallo

A woman who can't forgive should never have more than a nodding acquaintance with a man

Edgar Watson Howe

Be able to cite three good qualities of every relative or acquaintance that you dislike.

Marilyn vos Savant

After an acquaintance of ten minutes many women will exchange confidences that a man would not reveal to a lifelong friend

Page Smith

Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend.

Thomas Chandler Haliburton

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Updated On : August 09, 2009
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