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Friends And Friendship Quotes

Love demands infinitely less than friendship.

Author: George Jean Nathan (1882-1958)

Profession: American Critic

The love of our private friends is the only preparatory exercise for the love of all men.

Author: John Henry Newman (1801-1890)

Profession: British Religious Leader, Prelate, Writer

The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.

Author: Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

Profession: German Philosopher

A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.

Author: Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

Profession: German Philosopher

Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.

Author: Anais Nin (1914-1977)

Profession: French-born American Novelist, Dancer

In a friend you find a second self.

Author: Isabelle Norton

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The proper office of a friend is to side with you when you are in the wrong. Nearly anybody will side with you when you are in the right.

Author: Notebook

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As the yellow gold is tried in fire, so the faith of friendship must be seen in adversity.

Author: Ovid

Profession: Roman Poet

Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.

Author: Jesse Owens (1913-1980)

Profession: American Olympic Track Athlete

Friends are needed both for joy and for sorrow.

Author: Samuel Paterson

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A true friend unbosoms freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.

Author: William Penn (1644-1718)

Profession: British Religious Leader, Founder of Pennsylvania

There can be no friendship where there is no freedom. Friendship loves a free air, and will not be fenced up in straight and narrow enclosures.

Author: William Penn (1644-1718)

Profession: British Religious Leader, Founder of Pennsylvania

Mighty proud I am that I am able to have a spare bed for my friends.

Author: Samuel Pepys (1633-1703)

Profession: British Diarist

Wherever you are it is your own friends who make your world.

Author: Ralph B. Perry

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You can always tell a real friend; when you've made a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job.

Author: Laurence J. Peter

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