Have I not destroyed my enemy when I make him into my friend?Abraham Lincoln
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
friends are like melons. Shall I tell you why? To find one good, you must a hundred try.fr:Claude Mermet, Epigram on Friends.
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
Red Dog smiled. 'I would like you to meet my friends Mr Sitting Bull, Mr Poisoned Buffalo, and Chief Running Skunk-Backwards.''Sitting Bull's a name I know,' Yogi remarked, shaking hands.'Oh, I'm not one of those Sitting Bulls,' Mr Sitting Bull said.ernest hemingway
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
When you've reached myage, and your friends are beginning to worry about you, blind dates are a way of life.JuliusJ Epstein
Por las verdades se pierden los amigos, e per las non dezir se fazen desamigos. Telling the truth loses you friends; not telling it gains you enemies.Juan Ruiz
Better to have one friend of great value, than many friends who were good for nothing.anacharsis
Today, when the Gospel is under attack from all directions, I too must ask the question: "What profit do you get from your unbelief?" I never get the impression that people have peace of mind or are happier for all their unbelief. No, my friends.wilhelm busch
The only way to make it clear to him that he should not come here to our lists in the future, is to teach him a hard lesson, and that is done by continually re-adding cc's back to him -- because the mails talk about him -- even when his friends come our mailing lists and delete the his address from the cc list. Like this message, which adds him back in. Richard, you are a lying cheating hypocrite.theo de raadt
There is no such thing as a secret among our leaders; communication is very open and honest, and if it's not, then it can become seemingly brutal. You've heard my arguments for love, friends, and authenticity, but there are the deceivers, the manipulators, the control freaks, and the self-appointed teachers in the Body who would love to use our system for their own selfish purposes. We all know the realities of the old sin nature.ted haggard
He said that men ought to remember those friends who were absent as well as those who were present.diogenes laërtius
I was walking along a path with two friends — the sun was setting — suddenly the sky turned blood red — I paused, feeling exhausted, and leaned on the fence — there was blood and tongues of fire above the blue-black fjord and the city — my friends walked on, and I stood there trembling with anxiety — and I sensed an infinite scream passing through nature.Edvard Munch
The ancients, by their system of colonization, made themselves friends all over the known world; the moderns have sought to make subjects, and therefore have made enemies.jean-baptiste say
May I never sit on a tribunal where my friends shall not find more favor from me than strangers.themistocles
My friends, let us try to follow the Saviour's steps; let us remember all day long what it is to be men; that it is to have everv one whom we meet for our brother in the sight of God; that it is this, never to meet any one, however bad he may be, for whom we cannot say. "Christ died for that man, and Christ cares for him still. He is precious in God's eyes, and he shall be precious in mine also."Charles Kingsley, p. 41.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends .Aristotle
A disciple said to him, "I am ready, in the quest for God , to give up anything: wealth, friends, family, country, life itself. What else can a person give up?" The Master calmly replied, "One's beliefs about God."anthony de mello
I venture on assuring you that I regard the design formed by you and your friends with sincere interest, and in particular wish well to all the efforts you may make on behalf of individual freedom and independence as opposed to what is termed Collectivism .william ewart gladstone