Quotations on Friend

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My heart has joined the thousand, for my friend stopped running today.
- Richard Adams
(Keywords: Heart, Friend, Running, Today)

If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Experience, Life, Brother, Genius, Friend, Hope, Perseverance, Caution, Succeed)

A friend who is near and dear may in time become as useless as a relative.
- George Ade
(Keywords: Time, Friend, May)

In every tyrant's heart there springs in the end this poison, that he cannot trust a friend.
- Aeschylus
(Keywords: Trust, Heart, Friend, Poison)

It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
- Aeschylus
(Keywords: Men, Friend, Character, Envy, Honor)

The United States' administrations... must recognize that Iran is a big power. Having said that, we consider ourselves to be a human force and a cultural power and hence a friend of other nations. We have never sought to dominate others or to violate the rights of any other country.
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Keywords: Power, Friend, Country, Force, Rights, Nations, states, United)

Indulge not thyself in the passion of anger; it is whetting a sword to wound thine own breast, or murder thy friend.
- Akhenaton
(Keywords: Anger, Friend, Murder, Passion)

I knew Scotty was going to win. At the beginning of the episode, I was like, 'Scotty, are you ready to win?'. I knew he was going to in my heart. I accepted it. I couldn't pick a more perfect person to get second place to. He's my best friend.
- Lauren Alaina
(Keywords: Heart, Friend, Beginning)

So, to prepare for the role, I had to take music lessons, talk to wives who had husbands overseas, and carefully study the reactions and mannerisms of a friend who was expecting.
- June Allyson
(Keywords: Music, Friend, Husbands, Study, Talk, Wives)

Be of service. Whether you make yourself available to a friend or co-worker, or you make time every month to do volunteer work, there is nothing that harvests more of a feeling of empowerment than being of service to someone in need.
- Gillian Anderson
(Keywords: Time, Work, Friend, Being, Empowerment, Feeling, Nothing, Service)

Where would you be without friends? The people to pick you up when you need lifting? We come from homes far from perfect, so you end up almost parent and sibling to your friends - your own chosen family. There's nothing like a really loyal, dependable, good friend. Nothing.
- Jennifer Aniston
(Keywords: Family, People, Friend, Friends, Nothing)

There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself - an enemy who has lost his temper and a friend who loves you dearly.
- Antisthenes
(Keywords: Truth, People, Friend, Enemy, Temper)

That one woman is capable of loving another is an historical truth; but never yet lived one who could not listen to her own praises at the expense of her adored friend.
- Minna Antrim
(Keywords: Truth, Friend, Woman)

It was from an old friend who thought he was dying. Anyway, he said, 'Life and death issues don't come along that often, thank God, so don't treat everything like it's life or death. Go easier.'
- Thomas Arnold
(Keywords: Death, Life, God, Thought, Friend, Dying, Old)

I don't want to play the fat guy or the friend for the rest of my life.
- Sean Astin
(Keywords: Life, Friend, Play, Rest, Want)

Suspicion is far more to be wrong than right; more often unjust than just. It is no friend to virtue, and always an enemy to happiness.
- Hosea Ballou
(Keywords: Happiness, Friend, Virtue, Enemy, Right, Suspicion, Wrong)

Another friend hired me to open doors for him in the moving and relocation business. I did that for 10 years, am still doing it. And I do some work for the Cubs, in community relations.
- Ernie Banks
(Keywords: Work, Business, Friend, Community, Open, Years)

He that is thy friend indeed, he will help thee in thy need: if thou sorrow, he will weep; if you wake, he cannot sleep; thus of every grief in heart he with thee doth bear a part.
- Richard Barnfield
(Keywords: Heart, Friend, Grief, Help, Sleep, Sorrow, Will)

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.
- Melody Beattie
(Keywords: Home, Life, Gratitude, Friend, Acceptance, Chaos, Clarity, Confusion, Denial, Order)

I like a man who can be a real friend, has a good sense of humor, a good pair of shoes and a healthy gold card.
- Victoria Beckham
(Keywords: Humor, Friend, Gold, Man, Sense)

I have never appreciated a quiet moment with a friend as much, a quiet moment with a book and I think part of that is my obsession with being older and time going faster and it's become increasingly sweeter for me.
- Candice Bergen
(Keywords: Time, Friend, Being, Obsession, Quiet)

When my daughter, Clare, was 4, she told me that a school friend had told her what I did for a living. Clare asked me, 'Is it true you play Jack Rabbit?'
- Peter Bergman
(Keywords: Daughter, Friend, Living, Play, School)

With the help of a friend I got father into a wagon, when the crowd had gone. I held his head in my lap during the ride home. I believed he was mortally wounded. He had been stabbed down through the kidneys, leaving an ugly wound.
- Buffalo Bill
(Keywords: Home, Father, Friend, Help, Ugly)

The Framers of the Constitution knew that free speech is the friend of change and revolution. But they also knew that it is always the deadliest enemy of tyranny.
- Hugo Black
(Keywords: Change, Friend, Constitution, Enemy, Free speech, Revolution, Tyranny)

Never trust anyone who wants what you've got. Friend or no, envy is an overwhelming emotion.
- Eubie Blake
(Keywords: Trust, Friend, Emotion, Envy)

A friend told me that teenage girls are always looking for someone to pin their dreams on. That doesn't make it any less weird though.
- Orlando Bloom
(Keywords: Dreams, Friend, Girls, Teenage)

We kind of agree with Mao that political power comes largely from the barrel of a gun. And we get it that if you want a friend you should get a dog.
- Ron Bloom
(Keywords: Power, Friend, Want)

Similarly, today, we do not know what will happen as we wage the War on Terror. We do know that we can count on the strong support from our closest ally and friend in the world in winning this war to secure our freedoms and the freedoms for all peoples throughout the world.
- Kit Bond
(Keywords: War, Friend, Winning, Support, Terror, Today, Wage, Will, World)

I took solace in my relationship with God who, along with my dog, was my best friend growing up.
- Lisa Bonet
(Keywords: God, Friend, Growing up)

It is amazing to think after all that has happened in this country in the last few years, the last few decades, that so many people have this blind faith that government is our friend and therefore, so we don't need protections against it.
- James Bovard
(Keywords: Faith, Government, People, Friend, Blind, Country, Years)

I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar.
- Robert Brault
(Keywords: Time, Friend, Value)

There's nothing more erotic than a clean bill of health, my friend.
- Chris A. Bridges
(Keywords: Health, Friend, Nothing)

I wrote the song For A Dancer for a friend of mine who died in a fire. He was in the sauna in a house that burned down, so he had no idea anything was going on. It was very sad.
- Jackson Browne
(Keywords: Idea, Friend, Fire, Song)

Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre.
- Warren Buffett
(Keywords: Time, Friend, Company, Enemy)

One of the people that wrote a forward to my book is Gerry Spence, whom I admire. Gerry is a friend of mine, and Gerry's perhaps the leading criminal defense attorney in the country.
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Keywords: People, Friend, Country, Defense, Leading)

Most Americans have some experience with nursing homes or other long term care settings, and nearly half have had a family member or close friend in a home in the past three years.
- Michael Burgess
(Keywords: Experience, Family, Home, Friend, Americans, Care, Past, Years)

At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent.
- Barbara Bush
(Keywords: Time, Life, Husband, Friend, Winning, Regret, Will)

The men and women of Afghanistan are building a nation that is free, and proud, and fighting terror - and America is honored to be their friend.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: Men, Women, Friend, Afghanistan, America, Building, Fighting, Nation, Terror)

America is a friend to the people of Iraq. Our demands are directed only at the regime that enslaves them and threatens us. When these demands are met, the first and greatest benefit will come to Iraqi men, women and children.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: Women, People, Friend, America, Children, First, Iraq, Will)

Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over.
- Octavia Butler
(Keywords: Art, Time, People, Friend, Being, Destiny, Silence)

The poor dog, in life the firmest friend. The first to welcome, foremost to defend.
- Lord Byron
(Keywords: Life, Friend, First, Poor)

Do not think too much of the dead husk of your friend, or mourn too much over it, but send your thoughts out towards the real soul or self which has escaped - to reach it.
- Edward Carpenter
(Keywords: Soul, Friend, Thoughts, Self)

And as a child I was filled with passionate admiration for acts of civic courage I had seen performed by an elderly military doctor, who was a friend of my family.
- Rene Cassin
(Keywords: Family, Friend, Courage, Admiration, Elderly, Military)

I am more a friend of art than a producer of painting.
- Paul Cezanne
(Keywords: Art, Friend, Painting)

Treat your kid like a darling for the first five years. For the next five years, scold them. By the time they turn sixteen, treat them like a friend. Your grown up children are your best friends.
- Chanakya
(Keywords: Time, Friend, Children, First, Friends, Years)

Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune.
- Chanakya
(Keywords: Wife, Friend, Adversity, Difficulty, Duty, Misfortune)

Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
- Chanakya
(Keywords: Beauty, Education, Friend, Youth)

It's funny, I had dinner with my dear friend John Spencer last night and I'm not in the first episode, but he's at the beginning of it and he was telling me about it and I thought this sounds very hot because I think this is definitely the last year of West Wing.
- Stockard Channing
(Keywords: Funny, Thought, Friend, Beginning, First, Night)

To help a friend in need is easy, but to give him your time is not always opportune.
- Charlie Chaplin
(Keywords: Time, Friend, Help)

If you really want to make a friend, go to someone's house and eat with him... the people who give you their food give you their heart.
- Cesar Chavez
(Keywords: Food, People, Heart, Friend, Want)



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