A friendship that can be ended didn't ever start.
An ideological movement is a collection of people many of whom could hardly bake a cake, fix a car, sustain a Friendship or a marriage, or even do a quadratic equation, yet they believe they know how to rule the world. The university, in which it is possible to combine theoretical pretension with comprehensive ineptitude, has become the natural habitat of the ideological enthusiast. A kind of adventure playground, carefully insulated from reality in order to prevent absent-minded professors from bumping into things as they explore transcendental realms, has become the institutional base for civilizational self-hatred.kenneth minogue
L'amour et l'amitie s'excluent l'un l'autre. Love and Friendship exclude one another.1688 Les Caracte' res ou les m½urs de ce sie' cle,'Du c½ur', no.7.
Richard Chase declares, "No great poet has written so much bad verse as Emily Dickinson." He blames the Victorian cult of little women for the fact that "two thirds of her work" is seriously flawed: "Her coy and oddly childish poems of nature and female Friendship are products of a time when one of the careers open to women was perpetual childhood." Dickinson's sentimental feminine poems remain neglected by embarrassed scholars. I would maintain, however, that her poetry is a closed system of sexual reference and that the mawkish poems are designed to dovetail with those of violence and suffering.p. 637 (Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990))
I have long enjoyed the Friendship and companionship of Republicans, because I am by instinct a teacher and I would like to teach them something.Speech to the World's Salesmanship Congress (10 July 1916)
The Friendship between Iran and the United States, strong and enduring, has been enriched by the shared experiences of our two nations.Lyndon B. Johnson, "Message to the Shah of Iran on the 25th Anniversary of His Reign.," September 16, 1965. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. .
I had fresh confirmation that acting contrary to present outward interest, from a motive of Divine love and in regard to truth and righteousness, and thereby incurring the resentments of people, opens the way to a treasure better than silver, and to a Friendship exceeding the Friendship of men.p. 24 (The Journal of John Woolman (1774))
"As a Greek I swear eternal Friendship with the Serb people."Former Foreign Minister George Papandreou, on 15 March 2003 in Belgrade
The Bhagavata Purana teaches nine primary forms of bhakti, as explained by [[w:Prahlada|Prahlada as:(1) ?rava?a ("listening" to the scriptural stories of K???a and his companions), (2) k?rtana ("praising," usually refers to ecstatic group singing), (3) smara?a ("remembering" or fixing the mind on Vi??u), (4) p?da-sevana (rendering service), (5) arcana (worshiping an image), (6) vandana (paying homage ), (7) d?sya ( servitude ), (8) s?khya ( Friendship ), and (9) ?tma-nivedana (complete surrender of the self ).Bhagavata Purana (from Bhagavata Purana, 7.5.23-24) quoted in Acting as a Way of Salvation: A Study of R?g?nug? Bhakti S?dhana, p.133