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43 Friends Quotes

It is better to avenge a friend than to mourn for him.

Arthur Christopher Benson Quotes , Source: The Gift

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A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XVIII, v. 24)

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Iron sharpen iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XXVII, v. 17)

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I have loved my friends as I do virtue, my soul, my God.

Sir Thomas Browne Quotes , Source: Religio Medici (pt. II, sec. V)

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Now with my friend I desire not to share or participate, but to engross his sorrows, that, by making them mine own, I may more easily discuss them; for in mine own reason, and within myself, I can command that which I cannot entreat without myself, and within the circle of another.

Sir Thomas Browne Quotes , Source: Religio Medici (pt. II, sec. V)

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Let my hand, This hand, lie in your own--my own true friend; Aprile! Hand-in-hand with you, Aprile!

Robert Browning Quotes , Source: Paracelsus (sc. 5)

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There is no man so friendless but what he can find a friend sincere enough to tell him disagreeable truths.

Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, first Baron Lytton Quotes , Source: What Will He Do With It? (bk. II, ch. XIV)

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Ah! were I sever'd from thy side, Where were thy friend and who my guide? Years have not seen, Time shall not see The hour that tears my soul from thee.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: The Bride of Abydos (canto I, st. 11)

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'Twas sung, how they were lovely in their lives, And in their deaths had not divided been.

Thomas Campbell Quotes , Source: Gertrude of Wyoming (pt. 33)

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Give me the avowed, the erect, the manly foe; Bold I can meet--perhaps may turn his blow; But of all plagues, good Heaven, thy wrath can send, Save, save, oh! save me from the candid friend.

George Canning Quotes , Source: New Morality

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Greatly his foes he dreads, but more his friends, He hurts me most who lavishly commends.

Charles Churchill Quotes , Source: The Apology (l. 19)

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Friends I have made, whom Envy must commend, But not one foe whom I would wish a friend.

Charles Churchill Quotes , Source: Conference (l. 297)

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A friend is, as it were, a second self. [Lat., Amicus est tanquam alter idem.]

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Quotes , Source: De Amicitia (XXI, 80 (adapted))

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You must therefore love me, myself, and not my circumstances, if we are to be real friends.

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Quotes , Source: De Finibus, (Yonge's translation)

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There is no treasure the which may be compared unto a faithful friend; Gold some decayeth, and worldly wealth consumeth, and wasteth in the winde; But love once planted in a perfect and pure minde indureth weale and woe; The frownes of fortune, come they never so unkinde, cannot the same overthrowe. - edited by John Payne Collier,

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Quotes , Source: De Finibus, (Yonge's translation)

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Our very best friends have a tincture of jealousy even in their friendship; and when they hear us praised by others, will ascribe it to sinister and interested motives if they can.

Charles Caleb Colton Quotes , Source: Lacon (p. 80)

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Let us be friends, Cinna, it is I who invite you to be so. [Fr., Soyons amis, Cinna, c'est moi qui t'en convie.]

Pierre Corneille Quotes , Source: Cinna (V, 3)

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The man that hails you Tom or Jack, And proves by thumps upon your back How he esteems your merit, Is such a friend, that one had need Be very much his friend indeed To pardon or to bear it.

William Cowper Quotes , Source: On Friendship (169)

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