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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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A friend is one who incessantly pays us the compliment of expecting from us all the virtues, and who can appreciate them in us. The friend asks no return but that his friend will religiously accept and wear and not disgrace his apotheosis of him. They cherish each other's hopes. They are kind to each other's dreams.
~ Henry David Thoreau - [Friends and Friendship]

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A man cannot be said to succeed in this life who does not satisfy one friend.
~ Henry David Thoreau - [Friends and Friendship]

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Friendship's the privilege of private men; for wretched greatness knows no blessing so substantial.
~ Nahum Tate - [Friends and Friendship]

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He makes no friends who never made a foe.
~ Lord Alfred Tennyson - [Friends and Friendship]

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It is not what you give your friend, but what you are willing to give him that determines the quality of friendship.
~ Mary Dixon Thayer - [Friends and Friendship]

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Join the company of lions rather than assume the lead among foxes.
~ The Talmud - [Friends and Friendship]

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Man has three friends on whose company he relies. First, wealth which goes with him only while good fortune lasts. Second, his relatives; they go only as far as the grave, leave him there. The third friend, his good deeds, go with him beyond the grave.
~ The Talmud - [Friends and Friendship]

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Many a time from a bad beginning great friendships have sprung up.
~ Terence - [Friends and Friendship]

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One may discover a new side to his most intimate friend when for the first time he hears him speak in public. He will be stranger to him as he is more familiar to the audience. The longest intimacy could not foretell how he would behave then
~ Henry David Thoreau - [Friends and Friendship]

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Reprove your friends in secret, praise them openly.
~ Publilius Syrus - [Friends and Friendship]

 

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