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Friends And Friendship Quotes

I'm treating you as a friend asking you to share my present minuses in the hope that I can ask you to share my future pluses

Author: Katherine Mansfield (1888-1923)

Profession: New Zealand-born British Author

The richer your friends, the more they will cost you.

Author: Marbury


No young man starting in life could have better capital than plenty of friends. They will strengthen his credit, support him in every great effort, and make him what, unaided, he could never be. Friends of the right sort will help him more -- to be happy and successful -- than much money...

Author: Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924)

Profession: American Author, Founder of Success Magazine

We know our friends by their defects rather than their merits.

Author: W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)

Profession: British Novelist, Playwright

All things being equal, people will do business with a friend; all things being unequal, people will still do business with a friend.

Author: Mark Mccormack (1930)

Profession: America Sports Agent, Promoter, Businessman

It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.

Author: Mignon McLaughlin (1915)

Profession: American Author, Editor

A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.

Author: Bernard Meltzer (1914)

Profession: American Law Professor

Friendship is one mind in two bodies.

Author: Mencius Mengzi Mengtse

Profession: Chinese Philosopher

Friends are like melons; shall I tell you why? To find one good you must one hundred try.

Author: Claude Mermet


The best way to keep your friends is not to give them away.

Author: Wilson Mizner (1876-1933)

Profession: American Author

If a man urge me to tell wherefore I loved him, I feel it cannot be expressed but by answering: Because it was he, because it was myself.

Author: Michel Eyquem De Montaigne (1533-1592)

Profession: French Philosopher, Essayist

Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones.

Author: Charles De Montesquieu (1689-1755)

Profession: French Jurist, Political Philosopher

We will win the world when we realize that fellowship, not evangelism, must be our primary emphasis. When we demonstrate the Big Miracle of Love, it won't be necessary for us to go out -- they will come in.

Author: Jess Moody


God gives us our relatives -- thank God we can choose our friends.

Author: Ethel Watts Mumford (1878-1940)

Profession: American Novelist, Humor Writer

The sacrifices of friendship were beautiful in her eyes as long as she was not asked to make them.

Author: Hector Hugh Munro (1870-1916)

Profession: British Novelist, Writer