I never met a man I didn't like.
Author: Will Rogers (1879-1935)
Profession: American Humorist, Actor
If you value a man's regard, strive with him. As to liking, you like your newspaper -- and despise it.
Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist
A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat.
Author: Logan Pearsall Smith (1865-1946)
Profession: Anglo-American Essayist, Aphorist
One should never direct people towards happiness, because happiness too is an idol of the market-place. One should direct them towards mutual affection. A beast gnawing at its prey can be happy too, but only human beings can feel affection for each other, and this is the highest achievement they can aspire to.
Author: Alexander Solzhenitsyn (1918)
Profession: Russian Novelist