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.
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