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

Author: Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

Profession: American Author, Editor, Journalist, "The Devil's Dictionary"

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

Author: Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

Profession: American Author, Editor, Journalist, "The Devil's Dictionary"

An acquaintance is someone we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.

Author: Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

Profession: American Author, Editor, Journalist, "The Devil's Dictionary"

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

Author: George Eliot (1819-1880)

Profession: British Novelist

I believe we shall come to care about people less and less. The more people one knows the easier it becomes to replace them. It's one of the curses of London.

Author: Edward M. Forster (1879-1970)

Profession: British Novelist, Essayist

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

Author: Logan Pearsall Smith (1865-1946)

Profession: Anglo-American Essayist, Aphorist

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

Author: Logan Pearsall Smith (1865-1946)

Profession: Anglo-American Essayist, Aphorist