It is a maxim of old that among themselves all things are common to friends.Terence, Adelphoe (The Brothers), Act V, scene 3, line 18 (803).
Two friends, two bodies with one soul inspir'd.Homer, The Iliad, Book XVI, line 267. Pope's translation
We have been friends together In sunshine and in shade.Caroline E. S. Norton We Have Been Friends.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.george eliot
Plaudite, amici, comedia finita est. Applaud, my friends, the comedy is over. SeeAugustus 42:48.1827 Quoted in Ian Crofton and Donald Fraser A Dictionary of Musical Quotations (1985), quoting the last words of Augustus as he lay dying.
'But do care a bit for flattery, my lady,'said De Craye.''Tis the finest of the Arts; we might call it moral sculpture. Adepts in it can cut their friends to any shape they like.'George Meredith
"It is well said: 'He who lacks a single tael sees many bargains,'" replied Sun Wei, a refined bitterness weighing the import of his words. "Truly this person's friends in the Upper Air are a never-failing lantern behind his back."ernest bramah
Reaching the summit of a mountain gives great satisfaction, but nothing for me has been more rewarding in life than the result of our climb on Everest, when we have devoted ourselves to the welfare of our Sherpa friends.edmund hillary
A slender acquaintance with the world, must convince every man, that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends; and that the most liberal professions of good-will are far from being the surest marks of it.George Washington, attributed in John Frederick Schroeder, ed. Maxims of Washington (1855).
I get by with a little help from my friends.The Beatles, in With a Little Help from My Friends.
Yes, we must ever be friends, and of all who offer you friendship let me be ever the first, the truest, the nearest and dearest!Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
But remember, when it comes to friends, it's not how much time you spend with them, just how you spend it!Eiichiro Oda, "Mr. 2 Bon Clay" in One Piece.
friends I have made, whom envy must commend, but not one foe whom I would wish a friend.Charles Churchill
friends are like melons. Shall I tell you why? To find one good, you must a hundred try.fr:Claude Mermet, Epigram on Friends.
'Oh, my friends, be warned by me, That breakfast, dinner, lunch, and tea Are all the human frame requires?' With that the wretched child expires.1907 Cautionary Tales,'Henry King'.
My friends should drink a dozen of Claret on myTomb.john keats
Oh, if the Queen were a man, she would like to go and give those Russians, whose word one cannot believe, such a beating! We shall never be friends again till we have it out.Queen Victoria
Obey your bishop! “Obey those set over you [Heb 13:17],” the teachers of the Church…. I remind you, my dear friends, of what I said when I was with you: do not receive any outside or unknown preacher, unless he be sent by your bishop or preaches with the permission of the pope. For “how shall they preach unless they are sent [Rom 10:15]?”bernard of clairvaux
You're alright honey. Anyone who'll stand up to "The Cline" is alright. We're going to be good friends.patsy cline
Regardless of the response from the Jewish person, we remain friends in support of the State of Israel as required by scripture.jerry falwell
Now hollow fires burn out to black,And lights are guttering low:Square your shoulders, lift your pack,And leave your friends and go.Oh never fear, man, nought's to dread,Look not to left nor right:In all the endless road you treadThere's nothing but the night.a. e. housman
My friends are the ones I've had since primary school. They're really cool and such a good bunch of people. They came to every one of my gigs before all of this happened, you know; they were there in the smoky pubs, wherever.leona lewis
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen.Joineriana: or The Book of Scraps (London: 1772), Vol. I, p. 40
I cannot forgive my friends for dying; I do not find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing.Logan Pearsall Smith
How often a man has cause to return thanks for the enthusiasms of his friends! They are the little fountains that run down from the hills to refresh the mental desert of the despondent.henry van dyke
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.Spending time among an enemy will help you recognize his weak spots. This might give the false impression that your enemies are your friends.
Truth has no greater enemy than its unwise defenders, and no warmer friends than those who, receiving it in a meek and tolerant spirit, respect the conscientious convictions of others, and seek, in study and in prayer , for the best solution of mysterious and incomprehensible revelations.david brewster
Men met each other with erected look, The steps were higher that they took; friends to congratulate their friends made haste, And long inveterate foes saluted as they passed.john dryden
My friends are much more dangerous than my enemies. These latter – with infinite subtlety – spin webs to keep me out of places where I hate to go, – and tell stories of me to people whom it would be vanity and vexation to meet; – and they help me so much by their unconscious aid that I almost love them.lafcadio hearn
Some paintings become famous because, being durable, they are viewed by successive generations, in each of which are likely to be found a few appreciative eyes. I know a painting so evanescent that it is seldom viewed at all, except by some wandering deer. It is a river who wields the brush, and it is the same river who, before I can bring my friends to view his work, erases it forever.aldo leopold