Quotes and Sayings about Friend



"When a man's best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem."
- Edward Abbey
(Related: Friend, Man)

"Everyone is your best friend when you are successful. Make sure that the people that you surround yourself with are also the people that you are not afraid of failing with."
- Paula Abdul
(Related: People, Successful, Friend)

"Can you imagine Simon as a kid? His imaginary friends probably never wanted to play with him."
- Paula Abdul
(Related: Friends, Play)

"My only friends were boys, and I was just one more of them."
- Victoria Abril
(Related: Boys, Friends)

"When I was in middle school, some of my so-called friends found a catalogue ad I did for Superman pajamas. They made as many copies as they could and pasted them up all over school."
- Jensen Ackles
(Related: Friends, School)

"I've got too many of my friends that retired and went home and got on a rocking chair, and about a year and a half later, I'm always going to the cemetery."
- Red Adair
(Related: Home, Friends)

"I always had a larger view. I'm interested in real life - my family, my friends. I have tried never to define myself by my success, whatever that is. My happiness is way beyond roles and awards."
- Amy Adams
(Related: Happiness, Life, Family, Success, Awards, Friends)

"One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim."
- Brooks Adams
(Related: Friendship, Life, Thought, Community, Needs, Rivalry)

"One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim."
- Henry B. Adams
(Related: Friendship, Life, Thought, Community, Needs, Rivalry)

"A friend in power is a friend lost."
- Henry B. Adams
(Related: Power, Friend)

"Friends are born, not made."
- Henry B. Adams
(Related: Friends)

"One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three hardly possible."
- Henry Brooks Adams
(Related: Friend)

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

"Talking with a friend is nothing else but thinking aloud."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Friend, Nothing, Talking, Thinking)

"The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Life, Friendship, Enjoyment)

"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
(Related: Experience, Life, Brother, Genius, Friend, Hope, Perseverance, Caution, Succeed)

"Friendships, in general, are suddenly contracted; and therefore it is no wonder they are easily dissolved."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Wonder)

"Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Health, Body, Cheerfulness, Mind)

"True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Friendship, Happiness, Conversation, Enjoyment, First, Self)

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

"Conjugal love, or the friendship of spouses, can persist even after sexual desires have weakened, withered, and disappeared."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Friendship, Love)

"Friendship is a very taxing and arduous form of leisure activity."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Friendship, Leisure)

"Aristotle uses a mother's love for her child as the prime example of love or friendship."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Friendship, Love, Mother, Example)

"For somehow this disease inheres in tyranny, never to trust one's friends."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Trust, Disease, Friends, Tyranny)

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

"If you pour oil and vinegar into the same vessel, you would call them not friends but opponents."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Friends, Oil, Opponents)

"Too few rejoice at a friend's good fortune."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Friend, Fortune)

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

"My friends, whoever has had experience of evils knows how whenever a flood of ills comes upon mortals, a man fears everything; but whenever a divine force cheers on our voyage, then we believe that the same fate will always blow fair."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Experience, Fate, Force, Friends, Man, Will)

"A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him."
- Aesop
(Related: Friend, Enemy, Man)

"I have friends who remember seeing fish hauled onto a boat's deck and beaten to death."
- Casey Affleck
(Related: Death, Fish, Friends)

"Right now I'm pretty single... My career is my boyfriend."
- Christina Aguilera
(Related: Boyfriend, Career, Now, Pretty, Right)

"It's definitely a dream come true to be recognized and to be able to sign autographs. But, it's also a lot of hard work and can be draining. If you don't know already, you will quickly learn who your real friends are."
- Christina Aguilera
(Related: Work, Dream, Friends, Hard work, Will)

"I got along better with the guys than with the girls. Only two girls came up to talk to me. Later I found out they were telling their boyfriends, 'If you talk to her, I'll kill you.' It's always rough with that high school thing."
- Christina Aguilera
(Related: Girls, School, Talk)

"I love doing normal things - movies, shopping, going out with friends, writing, reading, taking hot bubble baths - that's a big one for relaxation. I also love to go to art and history museums."
- Christina Aguilera
(Related: Art, History, Love, Movies, Friends, Museums, Reading, Relaxation, Writing)

"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
(Related: Power, Friend, Country, Force, Rights, Nations, states, United)

"Those who insist on having hostilities with us, kill and destroy the option of friendship with us in the future, which is unfortunate because it is clear the future belongs to Iran and that enmities will be fruitless."
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Related: Friendship, Future, Will)

"I am just like 99% of my friends in France, who say on their resume they can speak fluent English. In reality, they can't even count up to three."
- Greg Akcelrod
(Related: English, France, Friends, Reality)

"I have been a goof my whole life. I wasn't really the popular girl in school and didn't have any boyfriends in high school because I was a nerd. I was a geek."
- Malin Akerman
(Related: Life, Popular, School)

"Indulge not thyself in the passion of anger; it is whetting a sword to wound thine own breast, or murder thy friend."
- Akhenaton
(Related: 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
(Related: Heart, Friend, Beginning)

"He might be my boyfriend. He might not be my boyfriend."
- Lauren Alaina
(Related: Boyfriend)

"I think Kandinsky and I were very near friends."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Friends)

"In 1980, I moved to Chicago, and I recorded demo tapes for my friends' bands, and in 1981, the first Big Black record - the first thing I did that was an actual record."
- Steve Albini
(Related: Chicago, First, Friends)

"Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us, if we take them tenderly and truly."
- Amos Bronson Alcott
(Related: Friends, World)

"Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Books, Friends)

""Stay" is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Friend, Vocabulary, Word)

"A faithful friend is a strong defense; And he that hath found him hath found a treasure."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Friend, Defense, Treasure)

"I lived in England to learn English. When I went to England for the first time, it was like being on the Moon. I had no friends, I couldn't speak the language. I was very isolated."
- Jean Alesi
(Related: Time, Being, EnglEnglish, First, Friends, Language, Moon)

"Shakespeare, Dickens, Mark Twain, and so many others were my dearest friends and greatest teachers."
- Lloyd Alexander
(Related: Friends, Shakespeare, Teachers)

"Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Friendship, Meaning, School)

"You can make more friends in a month by being interested in them than in ten years by trying to get them interested in you."
- Charles M. Allen
(Related: Being, Friends, Trying, Years)

"Eventually you love people - friends or lovers - because of their flaws."
- Karen Allen
(Related: Love, People, Flaws, Friends, Lovers)

"Certainly, the Bush Administration will rely in the first instance on its friends, since it would be both illogical and counterproductive to reward its adversaries."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: First, Friends, Reward, Will)

"'Favoritism' is always a factor, and pressure always build for the appointment of friends of influential supporters of the President, or for the nominees of powerful Member of Congress from the incoming President's party."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Congress, Friends, Party, President, Pressure)

"I like to have friends in the kitchen and make a big mess and use every pot in the kitchen."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Friends, Kitchen)

"Dad needs to show an incredible amount of respect and humor and friendship toward his mate so the kids understand their parents are sexy, they're fun, they do things together, they're best friends. Kids learn by example. If I respect Mom, they're going to respect Mom."
- Tim Allen
(Related: Dad, Friendship, Humor, Mom, Example, Fun, Kids, Needs, Parents, Respect)

"What our Republican friends are doing, if we look at what they do and not what they say, they have decided that the most important thing in this country is to increase payments for interest on the national debt."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Country, Debt, Friends, Interest, Republican)

"The street to obscurity is paved with athletes who can perform great feats before friendly crowds."
- George Allen, Sr.
(Related: Athletes, Crowds, Obscurity)

"It's amazing how coke encompasses everything in your life. Addicts cannot confront life because they only think of their next hit. I ruined life for my parents, my sister and all my friends."
- Kirstie Alley
(Related: Life, Sister, Friends, Parents)

"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
(Related: Music, Friend, Husbands, Study, Talk, Wives)

"The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Wife, HusbFriends)

"Washington and Jefferson were both rich Virginia planters, but they were never friends."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Friends, Washington)

"That's a wonderful change that's taken place, and so most poetry today is published, if not directly by the person, certainly by the enterprise of the poet himself, working with his friends."
- A. R. Ammons
(Related: Change, Poetry, Friends, Today)

"Even where friendship is concerned, it takes me a long time to trust people."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: Friendship, Time, Trust, People)

"Even my closest friend said I was finished, but I think I may be a little different from the others."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: Friend, May)

"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
(Related: Time, Work, Friend, Being, Empowerment, Feeling, Nothing, Service)

"Nothing. We're all friends and friendly. So when the cameras go down, depending on the mood or the nature of the material we're dealing with, there's usually a kind of a prevailing light attitude that's floating around."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Nature, Attitude, Friends, Light, Nothing)

"Elvis and I continued to be friends, and I saw him once or twice a year. But he was a troubled person."
- Ursula Andress
(Related: Friends)

"Her friends say she is very funny. At a family dinner, she stood to go, and the footman very properly pulled her chair away. At that moment I asked her a question and she sat down again, except there was no chair. Everyone, including the Queen, laughed and laughed."
- Prince Andrew
(Related: Family, Funny, Friends, Queen, Question)

"Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Travel, Idea, Bigotry, Friends, May, Worry)

"You know when I feel inwardly beautiful? When I am with my girlfriends and we are having a 'goddess circle'."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Girlfriends)

"We're all with Friends until Friends dies. If one of us goes, we all go. One of us wouldn't leave. It wouldn't be the show it is without each of us."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Friends)

"In a man, I look for a friend, someone who's equal, with whom I'm comfortable."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Friend, Man)

"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
(Related: Family, People, Friend, Friends, Nothing)

"More than ever before in human history, we share a common destiny. We can master it only if we face it together. And that, my friends, is why we have the United Nations."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: History, Destiny, Friends, Nations, United)

"Too often, older women are seen as victims, but I know lots of formidable women who have marvellous jobs as well as a full erotic life, and children and friends and family."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Family, Women, Life, Children, Friends, Jobs, Victims)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Truth, Friend, Woman)

"I think maintaining relationships with my friends, my mother, my manager, they're all important."
- Christina Applegate
(Related: Manager, Mother, Friends, Relationships)

"Moral science is better occupied when treating of friendship than of justice."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Friendship, Science, Justice)

"There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Friendship, Earth, Nothing)

"Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Friendship)

"The sad events that occur in my life are the sad events that happen to everybody, with losing friends and family, but that is a natural occurrence, as natural as being born."
- Sergio Aragones
(Related: Life, Family, Being, Events, Friends, Losing)

"I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship."
- Pietro Aretino
(Related: Friendship, Wisdom, Misers, Treasure)

"Hunger knows no friend but its feeder."
- Aristophanes
(Related: Friend, Hunger)

"Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war."
- Aristophanes
(Related: Men, War, Building, Cities, Enemies, Friends, Sense, Ships)

"Your lost friends are not dead, but gone before, advanced a stage or two upon that road which you must travel in the steps they trod."
- Aristophanes
(Related: Travel, Friends, Road)

"The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake."
- Aristotle
(Related: Friend, Man, Wishes, Wishing)

"Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for these wish well alike to each other qua good, and they are good in themselves."
- Aristotle
(Related: Friendship, Men, Excellence)

"No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all the other things in the world."
- Aristotle
(Related: Existence, World)

"Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends."
- Aristotle
(Related: Truth, Friends, Honor, Piety)

"Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit."
- Aristotle
(Related: Friendship, Work, Quick, Wishing)

"Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods."
- Aristotle
(Related: Friends)

"What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies."
- Aristotle
(Related: Soul, Friend)

"A friend to all is a friend to none."
- Aristotle
(Related: Friend)

"For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first."
- Aristotle
(Related: Love, Truth, First, Friends, Honor, Piety)

"Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies."
- Aristotle
(Related: Friendship, Soul)

"Friendship is essentially a partnership."
- Aristotle
(Related: Friendship, Partnership)

"He who hath many friends hath none."
- Aristotle
(Related: Friends)

"A true friend is one soul in two bodies."
- Aristotle
(Related: Soul, Friend)

"Misfortune shows those who are not really friends."
- Aristotle
(Related: Friends, Misfortune)

"My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake."
- Aristotle
(Related: Friend, Man, Wishes, Wishing)

"In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds."
- Aristotle
(Related: Life, Comfort, Deeds, Friends, Old, Poverty, Weakness)

"I didn't even know Michele before we started the show but we became great friends, and still are."
- Joan Van Ark
(Related: Friends)

"Hillary Clinton bothers me a lot. I realized the other day that her thoughts sound a lot like Karl Marx. She hangs around a lot of Marxists. All her friends are Marxists."
- Dick Armey
(Related: Thoughts, Day, Friends, Sound)

"Fundamentalists are not friends of democracy. And that includes your fundamentalists in the United States."
- Karen Armstrong
(Related: Democracy, Friends, states, United)

"Music is the social act of communication among people, a gesture of friendship, the strongest there is."
- Malcolm Arnold
(Related: Music, Friendship, People, Act, Communication)

"Spare me the whispering, crowded room, the friends who come and gape and go, the ceremonious air of gloom - all, which makes death a hideous show."
- Matthew Arnold
(Related: Death, Friends)

"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
(Related: Death, Life, God, Thought, Friend, Dying, Old)

"This airline is grateful for his extensive contributions and we will miss his friendship and support. We extend our deepest sympathies to the Casey family on its personal loss."
- Gerard Arpey
(Related: Family, Friendship, Loss, Support, Will)

"We must reach out our hand in friendship and dignity both to those who would befriend us and those who would be our enemy."
- Arthur Ashe
(Related: Friendship, Dignity, Enemy)

"Paul and I don't see that much of each other these days, but I certainly still regard him as a friend."
- Peter Asher
(Related: Friend)

"Several speeches were made by the chiefs during the council, all expressive in the highest degree of their friendly disposition towards our government, and their conduct in every particular manifested the sincerity of their declarations."
- William Henry Ashley
(Related: Government, Sincerity)

"I still have not given up the idea of becoming a journalist, but at 17 I decided to follow my heart and stay in Los Angeles with my girlfriend as opposed to going to Johns Hopkins."
- Mackenzie Astin
(Related: Heart, Idea, Girlfriend)

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

"Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read."
- Athenaeus
(Related: Trust, Friends, Old, Wine, Wood)

"I mean I can do it when I'm very relaxed, and with good friends, then I think I can be amusing."
- Rowan Atkinson
(Related: Friends)

"And so I've always been fascinated by the technical end of theater, and a lot of my closest friends are not actors, but in the other end of the business."
- Rene Auberjonois
(Related: Business, Actors, End, Friends, Theater)

"Between friends differences in taste or opinion are irritating in direct proportion to their triviality."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Friends, Opinion, Taste)

"God bless the USA, so large, so friendly, and so rich."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: God)

"I want my friend to miss me as long as I miss him."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Friend, Want)

"If two friends ask you to judge a dispute, don't accept, because you will lose one friend; on the other hand, if two strangers come with the same request, accept because you will gain one friend."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Friend, Friends, Gain, Strangers, Will)

"Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Friendship, Love)

"General benevolence, but not general friendship, made a man what he ought to be."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Friendship, Benevolence, Man)

"Business, you know, may bring you money, but friendship hardly ever does."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Friendship, Business, Money, May)

"Over the tops of it, beginning to dusk under a young white moon, trailed a wavering ghost of smoke, and at the end of it I came upon the Pocket Hunter making a dry camp in the friendly scrub."
- Mary Austin
(Related: Beginning, End, Moon)

"I usually only play with very close friends."
- Emanuel Ax
(Related: Friends, Play)

"It is wonderful to see how happy all my friends in the LA Philharmonic are in their new home."
- Emanuel Ax
(Related: Home, Friends)

"Some people really trip on success or popularity. My friends would talk to me about that, about tripping on all this stuff, but you know what I tripped on? I started buying property."
- Roy Ayers
(Related: Success, People, Buying, Friends, Popularity, Property, Talk)

"I figure if I have my health, can pay the rent and I have my friends, I call it 'content.'"
- Lauren Bacall
(Related: Health, Friends)

"Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years."
- Richard Bach
(Related: First, Friends, Will, Years)

"Can miles truly separate you from friends... If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there?"
- Richard Bach
(Related: Love, Friends, Want)

"Don't be dismayed by good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Friends, Meeting, Moments)

"Every gift from a friend is a wish for your happiness."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Happiness, Friend)

"They have had such a crazy life living with me as their dad. Not crazy but different from their friends."
- Sebastian Bach
(Related: Life, Dad, Friends, Living)

"When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never forgive the loss of their prerogative."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Friends, Loss, Man)

"Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Friendship)

"Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Age, Trust, Friends, Old, Wine, Wood)

"Friends are thieves of time."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Time, Friends)

"The worst solitude is to have no real friendships."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Solitude)

"There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself, as there is between the counsel of a friend and of a flatterer. For there is no such flatterer as is a man's self."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Friend, Difference, Man, Self)

"Critics can be your most important friend. I don't read criticism of my stuff only because when it's bad, it's rough-and when it's good, it's not good enough."
- Kevin Bacon
(Related: Friend, Criticism)

"To get a hold on boys you must be their friend."
- Robert Baden-Powell
(Related: Friend, Boys)

"A severe though not unfriendly critic of our institutions said that the cure for admiring the House of Lords was to go and look at it."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Cure)

"I would have thought it possible to choose delegates for these larger conferences who, even if they could not speak the principal languages, could at least understand them or could have friends seated beside them who could keep them informed on essential points."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Thought, Friends)

"Until a friend or relative has applied a particular proverb to your own life, or until you've watched him apply the proverb to his own life, it has no power to sway you."
- Nicholson Baker
(Related: Power, Life, Friend)

"Look at Christ, my dear friend: His life was divine through and through, full of self-denial, and He did everything for mankind, finding His satisfaction and His delight in the dissolution of His material being."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Life, Being, Christ, Delight, Mankind, Satisfaction, Self)

"Until 1956, America treated Israel not much differently from other friendly states."
- George Ball
(Related: America, Israel, states)

"We have taken a giant step forward in correcting some of the misconceptions people have about the church. I think that we've made a lot of friends."
- M. Russell Ballard
(Related: People, Church, Friends)

"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
(Related: Happiness, Friend, Virtue, Enemy, Right, Suspicion, Wrong)

"The life of a man who deliberately runs through his fortune often becomes a business speculation; his friends, his pleasures, patrons, and acquaintances are his capital."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Business, Life, Fortune, Friends, Man)

"Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Friendship, Belief, Nothing)

"The dream is real, my friends. The failure to realize it is the only unreality."
- Toni Cade Bambara
(Related: Dream, Failure, Friends)

"Loyalty and friendship, which is to me the same, created all the wealth that I've ever thought I'd have."
- Ernie Banks
(Related: Friendship, Thought, Wealth, Loyalty)

"I learned from Mr. Wrigley, early in my career, that loyalty wins and it creates friendships. I saw it work for him in his business."
- Ernie Banks
(Related: Business, Work, Career, Loyalty)

"But it all comes down to friendship, treating people right."
- Ernie Banks
(Related: Friendship, People, Right)

"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
(Related: Work, Business, Friend, Community, Open, Years)

"It was all a back-handed blessing, and my friends were the ones who kept the faith, read my work, and urged me to submit it to publishers (by sending it out for me - they would not hear no for an answer."
- Leslie Banks
(Related: Faith, Work, Friends)

"I had had an extroverted personality with a lot of friends, but when I lost the weight and grew so tall, I withdrew within myself."
- Tyra Banks
(Related: Friends, Personality, Weight)

"It is true I gained muscular vigour, but with it a prodigious appetite, which I was compelled to indulge, and consequently increased in weight, until my kind old friend advised me to forsake the exercise."
- William Banting
(Related: Friend, Appetite, Exercise, Old, Weight)

"My diminished girth, in tailor phraseology, was hardly conceivable even by my own friends, or my respected medical adviser, until I put on my former clothing, over what I now wear, which is a thoroughly convincing proof of the remarkable change."
- William Banting
(Related: Change, Medical, Friends, Now, Proof, Remarkable)

"Experience has taught me to believe that, these human beans are the most insidious enemies man, with a tendency to corpulence in advanced life, can possess, though eminently friendly to youth."
- William Banting
(Related: Experience, Life, Enemies, Man, Youth)

"Mike Nichols asked if I would do The Birdcage. Mike and I are dear friends but he had never offered me a feature role in a movie. My television career opened other doors for me."
- Christine Baranski
(Related: Career, Friends, Television)

"When one by one our ties are torn, and friend from friend is snatched forlorn; when man is left alone to mourn, oh! then how sweet it is to die!"
- Anna Letitia Barbauld
(Related: Friend, Man)

"Friends don't necessarily made good business or creative partners."
- Joseph Barbera
(Related: Business, Friends)

"But whether it be dream or truth, to do well is what matters. If it be truth, for truth's sake. If not, then to gain friends for the time when we awaken."
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca
(Related: Time, Truth, Dream, Friends, Gain)

"I used to have friends come on tour and work as my drum tech, but they get bummed out when I have to tell them what to do. This time I'm just going to fly them out and let them hang. It's all good."
- Travis Barker
(Related: Time, Work, Friends)

"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
(Related: Heart, Friend, Grief, Help, Sleep, Sorrow, Will)

"We love to be with our family and friends and I can tell you that lots of eating will be involved."
- Julia Barr
(Related: Family, Love, Eating, Friends, Will)

"I'd like to be rich. I'd like a lot of money to put into my physicals and to buy food for all my friends."
- Syd Barrett
(Related: Food, Money, Friends)

"He who loveth a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counsellor, a cheerful companion, or an effectual comforter."
- Isaac Barrow
(Related: Friend, Want, Will)

"I was unable to sleep and I would stay up and draw these little cartoons. Then a friend showed them around. Before I knew it I was a cartoonist."
- Lynda Barry
(Related: Friend, Cartoons, Sleep)

"In life it wasn't what you know, but who you know. I had people who were trying to buy teams and had they bought the teams, I would have gotten to coach because they wanted me to coach. But the people who have the teams hire their friends."
- Rick Barry
(Related: Life, People, Coach, Friends, Trying)

"I had some friends that tried it down there, and I went to a couple of open mics, and I just kind of got this... this sick urge to try it instead of just watching it."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Friends, Open)

"Anyone who bombs is my friend."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Friend, Bombs)

"I'm not after fame and success and fortune and power. It's mostly that I want to have a good job and have good friends; that's the good stuff in life."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Life, Success, Power, Fame, Fortune, Friends, Job, Want)

"The best time to make friends is before you need them."
- Ethel Barrymore
(Related: Time, Friends)

"I tell my environmental friends that they have won. Every issue we look at from an energy perspective is now also looked at from an environmental perspective."
- Joe Barton
(Related: Environmental, Energy, Friends, Now, Perspective)

"Old books that have ceased to be of service should no more be abandoned than should old friends who have ceased to give pleasure."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Books, Friends, Old, Pleasure, Service)

"I have some Russian friends. But probably only 10 percent. I don't hang out usually in the big Russian communities in Brooklyn and New Jersey."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Related: Friends)

"The Russian people get so insanely close to each other as friends. Their lives are interrelated so much on an everyday basis."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Related: People, Friends)

"A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love."
- Saint Basil
(Related: Love, Friendship, Courtesy, Deed, Deeds, Kindness, Man, Plants)

"When I was in college, I used to write little ditties and short stories and poetry for my friends. Writing a book is another thing. It is so much different from my traditional day of dirty fingernails and greasy hair and hot pans."
- Mario Batali
(Related: Poetry, College, Day, Friends, Hair, Writing)

"I'm in a little bit of a different situation, because working in the business that I do and living in the city that I live in, I haven't had a problem with people who are gay. Since I was 10 I've been working alongside them, and some of my best friends are gay."
- Jason Bateman
(Related: Business, People, Friends, Gay, Living)

"The people were simpler, more peaceable and friendly in their manners and dispositions; and assassinations, which give the southern provinces so ill a reputation, were almost unknown."
- Henry Walter Bates
(Related: People, Manners, Reputation)

"They took their meals together; and it was remarked on such occasions, when the friendship of animals is put to a hard test, that they never quarrelled or disputed the possession of a favourite fruit with each other."
- Henry Walter Bates
(Related: Friendship, Animals, Possession)

"I'm working on just finding a boyfriend right now."
- Kylie Bax
(Related: Boyfriend, Now, Right)

"To win the war on terror, we must know who our friends are and where our enemies are hiding. We can't continue fighting terrorism using the same foreign policy blueprints that were in place before September 11th."
- Evan Bayh
(Related: War, Policy, Enemies, Fighting, Foreign policy, Friends, Terror, Terrorism)

"You automatically are trusting because not only is the person a friend, they are so incredibly gifted that you know someone is going to be able to hit the ball back to you across the net."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Friend)

"I'm just talking specifically of women's friendships. If two women go to a bar and they are fighting over men, it makes it much easier for the men. If two women are very close and they act as it makes it very difficult for the men to pull one over on anybody."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Men, Women, Act, Fighting, Talking)

"I think that in some ways everybody is like Roger. Everybody thinks that when their friends have a problem, that they know the answer and that it's much easier to analyze the problems of other people than your own."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: People, Friends, Problems)

"I said, wouldn't it be nice, instead of having these women fight with each other over men, which seems to be more of a cliche, wouldn't it be wonderful if they were the true comrades and it took these men much more time to infiltrate their friendships."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Men, Time, Women, Fight)

"It became very clear to the director that it would be foolish not to use our friendship. I had tried to talk to him about it because all the relationships in the film are so, not negative, but antagonistic. There's not a lot of love going around."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Love, Friendship, Negative, Film, Relationships, Talk)

"006 was such an interesting character and the film really explored his friendship with Bond and how it all went wrong, so it was a very personal journey for both characters."
- Sean Bean
(Related: Friendship, Character, Film, Journey, Wrong)

"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
(Related: Home, Life, Gratitude, Friend, Acceptance, Chaos, Clarity, Confusion, Denial, Order)

"I was friends with President Ronald Reagan and he once said to me, 'I don't know how anybody can serve in public office without being an actor.'"
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Actor, Being, Friends, Office, President, Public)

"Although Ronald Reagan was somebody I disagreed with on most ideological things, he was a friend of mine, and he was a very, very likable man. Ronald Reagan, for instance, was maybe more able to get the very rich to do the right thing sometimes."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Friend, Man, Right)

"One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion."
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Related: Life, Friendship, Love, Compassion, Value)

"I get a lot of mail from men who really identify with Stuart, you know, Sparrow's boyfriend. I love that. Even though I used to say I wanted men to read the strip even though there weren't any men in it, so they'd be forced to identify with the women."
- Alison Bechdel
(Related: Love, Men, Women, Boyfriend, Mail)

"It would make me a lot happier if I could meet up again next year with as many friends as possible from all over the world who I've met during my career. That's where the great opportunity lies, for me personally, in our role as World Cup host."
- Franz Beckenbauer
(Related: Opportunity, Career, Friends, Lies, World)

"Girls had never been important. I'd had a girlfriend or two and had liked them a lot but it wasn't love, because my first love was tennis."
- Boris Becker
(Related: Love, Girlfriend, First, First love, Girls, Tennis)

"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
(Related: Humor, Friend, Gold, Man, Sense)

"Our friends in the group Chicago, they just numbered theirs and we thought that was kind of neat but it made continuity from album to album and that was our way of doing it."
- Gerry Beckley
(Related: Thought, Chicago, Friends)

"You see, I have many friends in the Hindi film industry."
- Kabir Bedi
(Related: Film, Friends)

"Every man should keep a fair-sized cemetery in which to bury the faults of his friends."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Faults, Friends, Man)

"There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Friendship, Love)

"It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Friendship, Love, Truth, Faults, Man, Tests, Words)

"Laugh at your friends, and if your friends are sore; So much the better, you may laugh the more."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Friends, May)

"Laughter is not a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is the best ending for one."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Friendship, Beginning, Ending, Laughter)

"No matter what looms ahead, if you can eat today, enjoy today, mix good cheer with friends today enjoy it and bless God for it."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: God, Friends, Today)

"Friends applaud, the comedy is over."
- Ludwig van Beethoven
(Related: Comedy, Friends)

"I'm a Catholic, but I used to love going to Vacation Bible School with my fundamentalist friends."
- Paul Begala
(Related: Love, Bible, Friends, School, Vacation)

"That perfect tranquillity of life, which is nowhere to be found but in retreat, a faithful friend and a good library."
- Aphra Behn
(Related: Life, Friend)

"I'm more of a homebody. I'm constantly asked: 'Why don't we see you out?' But that's not what drives me. I prefer to have people over - which I do a lot, because I bought a house that's way too big for me, and four of my friends live there."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: People, Friends)

"I can rock out anything. I mean, I can rock out a little 'Time After Time'. I can do a little 'Grease Lightning'. It depends on the mood, but we do go karaoke, my friends and I in Los Angeles, and it's a lot of fun."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Time, Friends, Fun)

"I have friends who wear Star Wars costumes and act like the characters all day. I may not be that deep into it, but there's something great about loving what you love and not caring if it's unpopular."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Love, Act, Caring, Day, Deep, Friends, May)

"I pushed myself way too hard during the first year of Veronica Mars and I got moody and run-down. Now I'll go to bed early instead of going out with friends. It's not always the most fun option, but I know I need at least eight hours of sleep to feel balanced."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Bed, First, Friends, Fun, Now, Sleep)

"I'm more of a homebody. I'm constantly asked: 'Why don't we see you out?' But that's not what drives me. I prefer to have people over - which I do a lot, because I bought a house that's way too big for me, and four of my friends live there."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: People, Friends)

"There are so few strong roles for women, especially young women. And Veronica is very serious but also very likable. She's a lone wolf, and it appeals to people that she isn't rich and doesn't have a lot of friends. No posse. She's just like you, like most of us."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Women, People, Friends)

"There are so few strong roles for women, especially young women. And Veronica is very serious but also very likable. She's a lone wolf, and it appeals to people that she isn't rich and doesn't have a lot of friends. No posse. She's just like you, like most of us."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Women, People, Friends)

"I can rock out anything. I mean, I can rock out a little 'Time After Time'. I can do a little 'Grease Lightning'. It depends on the mood, but we do go karaoke, my friends and I in Los Angeles, and it's a lot of fun."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Time, Friends, Fun)

"I pushed myself way too hard during the first year of Veronica Mars and I got moody and run-down. Now I'll go to bed early instead of going out with friends. It's not always the most fun option, but I know I need at least eight hours of sleep to feel balanced."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Bed, First, Friends, Fun, Now, Sleep)

"I have friends who wear Star Wars costumes and act like the characters all day. I may not be that deep into it, but there's something great about loving what you love and not caring if it's unpopular."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Love, Act, Caring, Day, Deep, Friends, May)

"Oh, my friends, be warned by me, That breakfast, dinner, lunch and tea, Are all human frame requires."
- Hilaire Belloc
(Related: Friends, Tea)

"When friendship disappears then there is a space left open to that awful loneliness of the outside world which is like the cold space between the planets. It is an air in which men perish utterly."
- Hilaire Belloc
(Related: Friendship, Men, Loneliness, Open, Space, World)

"From quiet homes and first beginning, out to the undiscovered ends, there's nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends."
- Hilaire Belloc
(Related: Love, Winning, Beginning, First, Friends, Laughter, Nothing, Quiet, Worth)

"When I eat with my friends, it is a moment of real pleasure, when I really enjoy my life."
- Monica Bellucci
(Related: Life, Friends, Pleasure)

"Never be afraid to meet to the hilt the demand of either work, or friendship - two of life's major assets."
- Eleanor Robson Belmont
(Related: Friendship, Work, Life)

"Today, I, too, wish to reaffirm that I intend to continue on the path toward improved relations and friendship with the Jewish people, following the decisive lead given by John Paul II."
- Pope Benedict XVI
(Related: Friendship, People, Today)

"It is well, when judging a friend, to remember that he is judging you with the same godlike and superior impartiality."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: Friend)

"Be friendly to everyone. Those who deserve it the least need it the most."
- Bo Bennett
"I think the qualities I look for in a girl I'd like to be my girlfriend would be the way Lindsay's character is before she becomes a plastic. Very real."
- Jonathan Bennett
(Related: Girlfriend, Character)

"But very often in politics we have the experience called up from my father when someone was trying to help him in the campaign: I can take care of my enemies, may the Good Lord save me from my friends."
- Robert Foster Bennett
(Related: Experience, Politics, Father, Care, Enemies, Friends, Help, May, Trying)

"The shameful never have dear friends."
- Isaac de Benserade
(Related: Friends)

"You treat characters like people you meet in life-friends or mentors."
- Wes Bentley
(Related: Life, People, Mentors)

"Senator, I served with Jack Kennedy, I knew Jack Kennedy. Jack Kennedy was a friend of mine. Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy."
- Lloyd Bentsen
(Related: Friend)

"It is better to decide a difference between enemies than friends, for one of our friends will certainly become an enemy and one of our enemies a friend."
- Pierre Jean de Beranger
(Related: Friend, Difference, Enemies, Enemy, Friends, Will)

"Our friends, the enemy."
- Pierre Jean de Beranger
(Related: Enemy, Friends)

"I was kind of confused. I thought, Well, if I get drafted, I'll go. Everybody was very concerned with it. I had friends who went. Some that came back and some that didn't."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Thought, Friends)

"I can tell you, dearest friend, that if it became known how much friendship, love and a world of human and spiritual references I have smuggled into these three movements, the adherents of programme music - should there be any left - would go mad with joy."
- Alban Berg
(Related: Love, Music, Friendship, Joy, Spiritual, World)

"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
(Related: Time, Friend, Being, Obsession, Quiet)

"Well, a friend in need is a friend indeed."
- Edgar Bergen
(Related: Friend)

"There's been a deliberate and systematic effort to convey to countries around the world, friends and foes, that if they cross the United States there's a price to pay."
- Sandy Berger
(Related: Countries, Effort, Friends, states, United, World)

"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
(Related: Daughter, Friend, Living, Play, School)

"If they had killed by father and my mother and all my friends, yet if they had come to treat of peace, they ought to have gone in peace."
- William Berkeley
(Related: Peace, Mother, Father, Friends)

"It was a great way to work. In those days, you had to be there. It was your world. It was your club. Your friends were there, your associates were there, your security was there."
- Elmer Bernstein
(Related: Work, Friends, Security, World)

"Life, friends, is boring. We must not say so."
- John Berryman
(Related: Life, Friends)

"The first temptation, upon meeting an old friend after many years, is always to - look the other way."
- Ugo Betti
(Related: Friend, First, Meeting, Old, Temptation, Years)

"Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Happiness, Time, Friends, Future)

"Friendless. Having no favors to bestow. Destitute of fortune. Addicted to utterance of truth and common sense."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Truth, Common sense, Favors, Fortune)

"Ambition. An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Ambition, Desire, Enemies, Friends, Living)

"Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: People, Absence, Friends)

"Like anyone who goes to college, you're leaving a familiar surrounding and a comfortable environment and your friends and everything, and you're starting fresh. It can be pretty daunting."
- Jason Biggs
(Related: College, Environment, Friends, Pretty)

"One report said that since my time on the run I've had 2,500 girlfriends. I mean you got to realize, I've been on the run for more than 30 years, I have got to have had more than that!"
- Ronald Biggs
(Related: Time, Girlfriends, Years)

"So for twelve miles I rode with Sherman, and we became fast friends. He asked me all manner of questions on the way, and I found that he knew my father well, and remembered his tragic death in Salt Creek Valley."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Death, Father, Friends, Questions)

"You who live your lives in cities or among peaceful ways cannot always tell whether your friends are the kind who would go through fire for you. But on the Plains one's friends have an opportunity to prove their mettle."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Opportunity, Cities, Fire, Friends)

"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
(Related: Home, Father, Friend, Help, Ugly)

"That's a rule in the business. No tongue. You can't really get into it, otherwise, it's weird. I think that particular scene made his (Adam Brody) girlfriend jealous. There were issues."
- Rachel Bilson
(Related: Business, Girlfriend, Tongue)

"Friendship is a word, the very sight of which in print makes the heart warm."
- Augustine Birrell
(Related: Friendship, Heart, Sight, Word)

"My attitude to writing is like when you do wallpapering, you remember where all the little bits are that don't meet. And then your friends say: It's terrific!"
- Harrison Birtwistle
(Related: Attitude, Friends, Writing)

"At 19, everything is possible and tomorrow looks friendly."
- Jim Bishop
(Related: Tomorrow)

"At first I was always cast as the girlfriend. It was a long time before I got to play characters who were people."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: Time, People, Girlfriend, First, Play)

"My boyfriend's idea of a lesson was to take me on a black diamond run in the middle of a hail storm and say, 'Go!' Ski patrol had to escort me to another lift to get me down the mountain. No, that wasn't humiliating, not at all."
- Claudia Black
(Related: Idea, Boyfriend, Ski)

"The crew are the faces you see every morning and last at night before you go home. I spend more time with those people than I do with my friends and family, so they're forever a part of you and who you become as an actor so I hope I see them again."
- Claudia Black
(Related: Time, Family, Home, People, Hope, Actor, Faces, Friends, Night)

"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
(Related: Change, Friend, Constitution, Enemy, Free speech, Revolution, Tyranny)

"We paid off our debts, we learned some, made friends and returned in 1950 with a larger view of life. I had, however, no home, no income of any kind and no prospects whatsoever."
- James W. Black
(Related: Home, Life, Friends, Income)

"My webmaster lives in Munich and is a very dear friend of mine. He is doing a great job on the site and it is constantly being updated and always will."
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: Friend, Being, Job, Will)

"Hendrix was big in England. We all became good friends and I am still in touch with Noel Redding."
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: EnglFriends)

"I would have told him that I appreciated his friendship through the years and that I had learned a lot from him. I really loved Frank like you do a brother."
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: Friendship, Brother, Years)

"Job creation requires a business friendly environment with a tax structure that is not punitive and a state government designed for efficient use of fewer tax dollars."
- Kenneth Blackwell
(Related: Business, Government, Creation, Environment, Tax, Job, State)

"We put together a one-sentence petition asking Congress to censure President Clinton and move on to other pressing issues. We sent it to under 100 friends and family, and within a week we had 100,000 people sign the petition."
- Joan Blades
(Related: Family, People, Censure, Congress, Friends, President)

"Friendship! Mysterious cement of the soul, Sweet'ner of life, and solder of society."
- Robert Blair
(Related: Society, Life, Soul)

"We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder with our American friends in this hour of tragedy, and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world."
- Tony Blair
(Related: American, Evil, Friends, Rest, Tragedy, Will, World)

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

"I fell in love with Scotland and made good friends here, so I stayed after graduating with Honours in Chemistry."
- Steve Blake
(Related: Love, Friends, Scotland)

"The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship."
- William Blake
(Related: Friendship, Man)

"When a sinister person means to be your enemy, they always start by trying to become your friend."
- William Blake
(Related: Friend, Enemy, Trying)

"Opposition is true friendship."
- William Blake
(Related: Friendship, Opposition)

"It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend."
- William Blake
(Related: Friend, Enemy)

"I was angry with my friend: I told my wrath, my wrath did end. I was angry with my foe: I told it not, my wrath did grow."
- William Blake
(Related: End, Wrath)

"I make a prediction here and now, and, my friends, I want you to watch the proceedings of Congress in these coming weeks of this extra session, or of the next regular session, to see whether I am right or not."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: Congress, Friends, Now, Right, Want)

"Now, mark it. This may be strong language, but heed it. The people mean it, and, my friends of the Eastern Democracy, we bid farewell when you do that thing."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: People, Democracy, Friends, Language, May, Now)

"The last fight for the white metal is to be made here in this country and in this House, my friends."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: Country, Fight, Friends)

"When I'm out with my girlfriends at the bar, and I see some young 18-year old boy, just for fun I say, 'Hi honey. Do you like girls? Do you like girls exclusively? Oh, good.'"
- Yasmine Bleeth
(Related: Fun, Girlfriends, Girls, Old)

"I am a very open, social, friendly person, and when it comes to people approaching me and asking for an autograph, I am totally cool with doing any of that. It's a lot of fun."
- Corbin Bleu
(Related: People, Fun, Open)

"Everybody at school knew who I was because I'm just a really friendly person."
- Corbin Bleu
(Related: School)

"Friends come and go but enemies accumulate."
- Arthur Bloch
(Related: Enemies, Friends)

"We became friends as we became a band. Our friendship evolved as the band evolved. It had its ups and downs, but it was mostly ups for the four of us. We got along well almost all of the time. Hey! We liked each other and we still do."
- Dave Blood
(Related: Friendship, Time)

"I am a hopeless romantic and I love to spoil my girlfriends."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Love, Girlfriends, Romantic)

"I missed my home - like the physicality of my home, I missed my friends and my family mostly and just hanging out and being in your home country - culturally it feels right and that is what I miss."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Family, Home, Being, Country, Friends, Right)

"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
(Related: Dreams, Friend, Girls, Teenage)

"I'm quite sensitive to women. I saw how my sister got treated by boyfriends. I read this thing that said when you are in a relationship with a woman, imagine how you would feel if you were her father. That's been my approach, for the most part."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Women, Father, Sister, Woman)

"When I was nine, I had this girlfriend and we used to have running races in the park. I wanted to be like Superman and fly in and rescue her."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Girlfriend, Running)

"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
(Related: Power, Friend, Want)

"Old friends die on you, and they're irreplaceable. You become dependent."
- Lionel Blue
(Related: Friends, Old)

"Everybody on this floor wants to send the same loud and clear message: that Congress is united in its opposition to terror and we are all deeply concerned about the future and security of our close friend and ally, Israel."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Friend, Congress, Future, Israel, Opposition, Security, Terror, United)

"I had, toward the last, been shut off from all visitors, and so when the lawyer, Peter A. Hendricks, came and told me that friends of mine were willing to take charge of me if I would rather be with them than in the asylum, I was only too glad to give my consent."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Friends)

"Often, I went in love with some friends in school. And, no, I suffered. Only later, things went better."
- Andrea Bocelli
(Related: Love, Friends, School)

"You can make a new friend but you can't make an old one."
- Tom Bodett
(Related: Friend, Old)

"Will we fight or will we retreat? That is the question that is posed to us. Some of my friends on the other side of the aisle often refer to Iraq as a distraction."
- John Boehner
(Related: Fight, Friends, Iraq, Question, Will)

"He that ceaseth to be a friend never was a good one."
- H. G. Bohn
(Related: Friend)

"Few there are that will endure a true friend."
- H. G. Bohn
(Related: Friend, Will)

"Friends are like fiddle strings; they must not be screwed too tight."
- H. G. Bohn
(Related: Friends)

"I think video games are a great kind of entertainment. They have replaced a lot of games people normally play with their friends and neighbours, like Monopoly."
- Uwe Boll
(Related: People, Entertainment, Friends, Games, Play)

"I have friends who've tried to break into the UK, who went back with their tails between their legs. Fortunately I've had the opposite experience."
- Michael Bolton
(Related: Experience, Friends)

"A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Diet, Friend)

"A friend never defends a husband who gets his wife an electric skillet for her birthday."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Birthday, Wife, HusbFriend)

"A friend will tell you she saw your old boyfriend - and he's a priest."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Boyfriend, Old, Will)

"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
(Related: War, Friend, Winning, Support, Terror, Today, Wage, Will, World)

"The sincere friends of this world are as ship lights in the stormiest of nights."
- Giotto di Bondone
(Related: Friends, World)

"We're getting ready to take over the world. My group of girlfriends - we're renegades."
- Lisa Bonet
(Related: Girlfriends, World)

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

"I am very aware that there are many of you who have friends and loved ones in the areas affected by this storm who have been displaced or who have not yet been accounted for."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Friends)

"I'm not a betting woman, but I have $50 on Secretariat with an old director friend of mine."
- Shirley Booth
(Related: Friend, Old, Woman)

"There is nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends."
- James Boswell
(Related: Love, Winning, Friends, Laughter, Nothing, Worth)

"We must take our friends as they are."
- James Boswell
(Related: Friends)

"A companion loves some agreeable qualities which a man may possess, but a friend loves the man himself."
- James Boswell
(Related: Friend, Man, May)

"The other day a friend called and told me they made a porn film using the title of my first movie. I guess you know you've made it when there's a porn parody of a movie you've done."
- Kate Bosworth
(Related: Friend, Day, Film, First)

"We all remember where we were and we all remember what we were doing. I had a brother in New York, an uncle, lots of friends in New York. It made me angry, it made me sad; what could I do."
- Timothy Bottoms
(Related: Brother, Friends)

"Work is something you can count on, a trusted, lifelong friend who never deserts you."
- Margaret Bourke-White
(Related: Work, Friend)

"Friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling as any other fragile and precious thing."
- Randolph Bourne
"You could be going to have supper with someone who happens to be male, and all of a sudden he is your boyfriend of nine months... and I am cheating on my existing boyfriend."
- Caprice Bourret
(Related: Boyfriend, Cheating, Months)

"You know, I have guys that are almost stalkers... it is very strange. I had this one guy that e-mailed me off my site, and thought we were boyfriend and girlfriend. He then came to my house in London, I do not know how he found it."
- Caprice Bourret
(Related: Thought, Boyfriend, Girlfriend, London)

"Politicians as a class are dangerous, that people who are seeking power over us are not, by definition, our friends."
- James Bovard
(Related: Power, People, Class, Friends, Politicians)

"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
(Related: Faith, Government, People, Friend, Blind, Country, Years)

"Wine is a treacherous friend who you must always be on guard for."
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Related: Friend, Wine)

"False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade."
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Related: Friends, Shadow)

"Writers seldom choose as friends those self-contained characters who are never in trouble, never unhappy or ill, never make mistakes and always count their change when it is handed to them."
- Catherine Drinker Bowen
(Related: Change, Friends, Mistakes, Self, Trouble, Writers)

"The heart may think it knows better: the senses know that absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends."
- Elizabeth Bowen
(Related: People, Heart, Absence, Friends, May, Senses)

"It is not helpful to help a friend by putting coins in his pockets when he has got holes in his pockets."
- Elizabeth Bowen
(Related: Friend, Help)

"Since 1980, we've used reconciliation 22 times, and out of those times, Republicans used it 16 times. So, earth to my Republican friends, you can have your option but you cannot change these facts. They're in the Congressional Record."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Change, Earth, Facts, Friends, Republican, Republicans)

"Five days a week I drive from our home to the Episcopal Cathedral Center of Los Angeles where I have an office, my computer, and a wonderful sense of community - especially nurtured by the presence of several younger gay men and women who are good friends."
- Malcolm Boyd
(Related: Home, Men, Women, Community, Computer, Friends, Gay, Office, Sense)

"I still sweat bullets if I go on The Tonight Show, but I tell myself, You can either have fun tonight or you can be shy and miserable. You ask my friends or anyone I work with now - nobody would say I was shy."
- Lara Flynn Boyle
(Related: Work, Friends, Fun, Now)

"I live myself with my cat Pebbles. She isn't enjoying the attention as much as me - she ran off up the stairs as soon as the film crew for the show came into the house. She didn't come down for hours. But I have the support of all my brothers and sisters and my neighbours and friends - everyone thinks it's just great."
- Susan Boyle
(Related: Attention, Brothers, Film, Friends, Sisters, Stairs, Support)

"If we listened to our intellect, we'd never have a love affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go into business, because we'd be cynical. Well, that's nonsense. You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down."
- Ray Bradbury
(Related: Love, Time, Business, Friendship, Intellect, Nonsense)

"We were discussing civilization and the fact that young men among the Greeks at that time were idiots and uneducated, so the men had emotional and friendly relationships with members of their own sex."
- Marion Zimmer Bradley
(Related: Men, Time, Sex, Civilization, Fact, Idiots, Relationships)

"A friend of ours has a hobby doing genealogy, and we found out that we were cousins in the ninth degree, that we had a common ancestor on the Mayflower."
- Marion Zimmer Bradley
(Related: Friend)

"Friendship is one of the most tangible things in a world which offers fewer and fewer supports."
- Kenneth Branagh
(Related: Friendship, World)

"My first experiences of academic friendship made me smile in after years when I looked back on them. But my circle of acquaintances had gradually grown so large that it was only natural new friendships should grow out of it."
- Georg Brandes
(Related: Friendship, First, Smile, Years)

"On the whole, the world was friendly. It chiefly depended on whether one were good or not."
- Georg Brandes
(Related: World)

"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
(Related: Time, Friend, Value)

"Those of Manhattan are the brokers on Wall Street and they talk of people who went to the same colleges; those from Queens are margin clerks in the back offices and they speak of friends who live in the same neighborhood."
- Jimmy Breslin
(Related: People, Friends, Talk)

"I wish my deadly foe no worse Than want of friends, and empty purse."
- Nicholas Breton
(Related: Friends, Want)

"Thus much for thy assurance know; a hollow friend is but a hellish foe."
- Nicholas Breton
(Related: Friend)

"Sure, I have a lot of friends that are actors. Just because I guess I run into a lot of actors in my work."
- Beau Bridges
(Related: Work, Actors, Friends)

"Some of my oldest friends are actors. But that's not the only place my friends come from."
- Beau Bridges
(Related: Actors, Friends)

"And when I've been away from my family and friends, I have felt good hearing some of those old songs."
- Beau Bridges
(Related: Family, Friends, Hearing, Old, Songs)

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

"The Italians always made good wine, but you had the impression they were friendly guys in straw hats running family vineyards with slaves or something so that the vino was never more than ten bucks a bottle."
- Joe Bob Briggs
(Related: Family, Impression, Running, Wine)

"I regard many of the neoconservatives as personal friends, but that's not stopped them from behaving with extraordinary viciousness towards those of us who raised the immigration issue."
- Peter Brimelow
(Related: Friends)

"My saddle horses are my friends. My dogs are my friends."
- Wilford Brimley
(Related: Dogs, Friends, Horses)

"Meek wifehood is no part of my profession; I am your friend, but never your possession."
- Vera Brittain
(Related: Friend, Possession, Profession)

"A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both."
- Fawn M. Brodie
(Related: Friendship, Politics, Power, Passion)

"How delightful to find a friend in everyone."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Friend)

"Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Family, Friends, Relationships)

"Peter is an old friend. I'm heartbroken, but he's also a tough guy. I'm counting on him getting through this very difficult passage."
- Tom Brokaw
(Related: Friend, Old)

"I think they are paying a lot more attention to news now, by the way, in part because of national-security issues. A lot of young people have friends or family in the military today."
- Tom Brokaw
(Related: Family, People, Attention, Friends, Military, News, Now, Today)

"I don't have friends, I have thousands of acquaintances. No friends. I figured I had a wife and children."
- Charles Bronson
(Related: Wife, Children, Friends)

"If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own."
- Charlotte Bronte
(Related: Love, Friendship)

"If all the world hated you, and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved you, and absolved you from guilt, you would not be without friends."
- Charlotte Bronte
(Related: Conscience, Friends, Guilt, World)

"Love is like the wild rose-briar; Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly?"
- Emily Bronte
(Related: Friendship, Love, Holly, Will)

"Accountability in friendship is the equivalent of love without strategy."
- Anita Brookner
(Related: Friendship, Love, Strategy)

"Even if you didn't see the movie, you'd see two words you'd never seen put together before - comedy and Muslim. Comedy is friendly - it's the least offensive word in our language."
- Albert Brooks
(Related: Muslim, Comedy, Language, Word, Words)

"I sort of kept my hand in writing and went to work for the Sierra Club in '52, walked the plank there in '69, founded Friends of the Earth and the League of Conservation Voters after that."
- David R. Brower
(Related: Work, Conservation, Earth, Friends, Writing)

"I began working with the John Muir Institute and then started helping found Friends of the Earth organizations here and there in other countries. That pretty well brings us up to the present."
- David R. Brower
(Related: Countries, Earth, Friends, Present, Pretty)

"The counter-argument would be, so what if my sexual relationships are superficial, one can still have satisfying and rewarding relationships with friends, or parents, or siblings, or whatever."
- Chester Brown
(Related: Friends, Parents, Relationships)

"Why my interest in writers? Well, I'm one, and many of my friends are writers. I know what it's like to write. I'm interested in the creative process. I'm fascinated by the disparity between who we are on the outside, and what we have bubbling away inside us."
- Eric Brown
(Related: Friends, Interest, Writers)

"Odd how much it hurts when a friend moves away- and leaves behind only silence."
- Pam Brown
(Related: Friend, Silence)

"A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely."
- Pam Brown
(Related: Friendship, Letters, Needs, Silly, Weather)

"The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they're okay, then it's you."
- Rita Mae Brown
(Related: Americans, Friends, Illness, Sanity, Statistics, Suffering)

"One of my friends is Snake from Skid Row."
- Steve Brown
(Related: Friends)

"Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends."
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
(Related: Friends, Old)

"I've written many extra verses to songs that I learned to sing - an extra verse about a friend, or just add some verse - and that led to writing my own songs."
- Jackson Browne
(Related: Friend, Songs, Writing)

"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
(Related: Idea, Friend, Fire, Song)

"If you want an accounting of your worth, count your friends."
- Merry Browne
(Related: Friends, Want, Worth)

"When friends stop being frank and useful to each other, the whole world loses some of its radiance."
- Anatole Broyard
(Related: Being, Friends, World)

"People have no idea what a hard job it is for two writers to be friends. Sooner or later you have to talk about each other's work."
- Anatole Broyard
(Related: Work, People, Idea, Friends, Job, Talk, Writers)

"Time makes friendship stronger, but love weaker."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Friendship, Love, Time)

"Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Friends)

"No man is so perfect, so necessary to his friends, as to give them no cause to miss him less."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Cause, Friends, Man)

"Love and friendship exclude each other."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Friendship, Love)

"I have friends who have a CD mastering plant in Hollywood and they are very sceptical about European record labels' understanding of digital technology."
- Gavin Bryars
(Related: Technology, Friends, Hollywood, Understanding)

"There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills."
- Buddha
(Related: People, Habit, Doubt, Nothing, Poison)

"An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind."
- Buddha
(Related: Friend, Body, Evil, May, Mind, Will)

"Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another."
- Eustace Budgell
(Related: Friendship, Happiness)

"Love and esteem are the first principles of friendship; it is always imperfect if either of these two are wanting."
- Eustace Budgell
(Related: Love, Friendship, First, Principles)

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

"Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather than participate in it."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Friend, Enemy, Folly, Profit)

"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
(Related: People, Friend, Country, Defense, Leading)

"If you want to know who your friends are, get yourself a jail sentence."
- Charles Bukowski
(Related: Friends, Want)

"Behold, my friends, the spring is come; the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we shall soon see the results of their love!"
- Sitting Bull
(Related: Earth, Friends, Results, Spring, Sun)

"One of the surest evidences of friendship that one individual can display to another is telling him gently of a fault. If any other can excel it, it is listening to such a disclosure with gratitude, and amending the error."
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Related: Friendship, Gratitude, Error, Fault, Listening)

"Whatever the number of a man's friends, there will be times in his life when he has one too few; but if he has only one enemy, he is lucky indeed if he has not one too many."
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Related: Life, Enemy, Friends, Man, Will)

"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
(Related: Experience, Family, Home, Friend, Americans, Care, Past, Years)

"To have my fan club. I am very proud of doing everything. I try to support my parents, friends and fans. I am also proud of my performing in the visual arts, and motion television."
- Chris Burke
(Related: Fans, Friends, Parents, Support, Television)

"I was like Gene Kelly, it was called singing in the rain. No seriously, I wasn't really born with a singing voice, but my friends Joe and John taught me how to sing."
- Chris Burke
(Related: Friends, Rain, Singing, Voice)

"I want to find a way to reach young women emotionally and also to start providing clothing for them so that they can wear the same things their thin friends can wear. I really want to do evening wear and prom dresses for these girls."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Women, Evening, Friends, Girls, Want)

"When you find the right people, you never let go. The people who count are the ones who are your friends in lean times. You have all the friends you want when things are going well."
- James Lee Burke
(Related: People, Friends, Right, Want)

"For my part, I confess I seldom listen to the players: one has so much to do, in looking about and finding out one's acquaintance, that, really, one has no time to mind the stage. One merely comes to meet one's friends, and show that one's alive."
- Fanny Burney
(Related: Time, Acquaintance, Friends, Mind)

"To whom, then, must I dedicate my wonderful, surprising and interesting adventures? to whom dare I reveal my private opinion of my nearest relations? the secret thoughts of my dearest friends? my own hopes, fears, reflections and dislikes? Nobody!"
- Frances Burney
(Related: Thoughts, Friends, Opinion)

"Books are a real solace, friendships are good but action is better than all."
- John Burns
(Related: Action, Books)

"We're novices. We have friends now who are part of the freshman class who in some cases have run for Congress two and three times before they won their seat."
- Max Burns
(Related: Class, Congress, Friends, Now)

"The wide world is all before us - but a world without a friend."
- Robert Burns
(Related: Friend, World)

"I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see."
- John Burroughs
(Related: Thoughts, Books, Day, Friends, Want)

"False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports."
- Richard Burton
(Related: Friendship, Life, Animation, Ivy)

"Old friends become bitter enemies on a sudden for toys and small offenses."
- Robert Burton
(Related: Enemies, Friends, Old)

"A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world."
- Leo Buscaglia
(Related: Friend, Garden, World)

"I was going to buy a van and move to LA so I could secretly pursue acting without any of my friends knowing."
- Steve Buscemi
(Related: Acting, Friends)

"Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people - your family, friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way."
- Barbara Bush
(Related: Success, Family, People, Fact, Friends, Sight, Strangers, Will)

"Cherish your human connections - your relationships with friends and family."
- Barbara Bush
(Related: Family, Friends, Relationships)

"You just don't luck into things as much as you'd like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it's friendships or opportunities."
- Barbara Bush
(Related: Luck)

"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
(Related: Time, Life, HusbFriend, Winning, Regret, Will)

"You don't just luck into things as much as you would like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it is friendships or opportunities."
- Barbara Bush
(Related: Luck)

"Steadman! Any guy that's got Oprah as a girlfriend, I mean that's a good dude. I want to talk to him."
- Billy Bush
(Related: Girlfriend, Talk, Want)

"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
(Related: Men, Women, Friend, Afghanistan, America, Building, Fighting, Nation, Terror)

"We will stand up for our friends in the world. And one of the most important friends is the State of Israel. My administration will be steadfast in support Israel against terrorism and violence, and in seeking the peace for which all Israelis pray."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Peace, Friends, Israel, State, Support, Terrorism, Violence, Will, World)

"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
(Related: Women, People, Friend, America, Children, First, Iraq, Will)

"I had friends but I was spending a great deal of my time alone and for me that was vital because there's an awful lot you learn about yourself when you're alone."
- Kate Bush
(Related: Time, Friends)

"My friends and I are collecting prom dresses to give to girls who can't afford them for their proms."
- Lauren Bush
(Related: Friends, Girls)

"I have walked away from friendships when I've realized that someone smiles to someone's face and talks about them the minute they walk out of a room. I have no room in my life for that kind of negative energy anymore."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Life, Negative, Energy, Smiles)

"Being a teenager is an amazing time and a hard time. It's when you make your best friends - I have girls who will never leave my heart and I still talk to. You get the best and the worst as a teen. You have the best friendships and the worst heartbreaks."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Time, Teen, Heart, Being, Friends, Girls, Talk, Will)

"We've all known a John Tucker. We've either known one, dated one or our best friend has dated one. I think a lot of men at one point or another have been a John Tucker."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Men, Friend)

"You know, my parents have always been incredibly supportive. I'm an only child, so we're very close. There's just the three of us. They're exceptional parents but also great friends. My father was able to take his hobby, photography, and turn it into a beautiful career. So when they saw how much I loved acting, they were 100 percent behind me."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Father, Acting, Career, Friends, Parents, Photography)

"I was lucky. My family is wonderful. And it's funny, because most of my best friends come from very large families. So it always felt as if I had lots of siblings, though in the end I had to leave them and go home. I kind of got the best of both worlds as a kid."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Family, Funny, Home, End, Friends)

"Diplomacy means the art of nearly deceiving all your friends, but not quite deceiving all your enemies."
- Kofi Busia
(Related: Art, Diplomacy, Enemies, Friends)

"I was proud to call Dr Rupert a friend. He was always a wonderful source of support and kindness."
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi
(Related: Friend, Kindness, Support)

"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
(Related: Art, Time, People, Friend, Being, Destiny, Silence)

"A friend who cannot at a pinch remember a thing or two that never happened is as bad as one who does not know how to forget."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Friend, Forget)

"A man's friendships are, like his will, invalidated by marriage - but they are also no less invalidated by the marriage of his friends."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Marriage, Friends, Man, Will)

"Friendship is like money, easier made than kept."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Friendship, Money)

"Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Man, Victims)

"I grew up in Greenwich Village. Dad was friends with John Lennon and Yoko Ono."
- Yancy Butler
(Related: Dad, Friends)

"Ford was warm and friendly. He wouldn't embarrass a Cabinet member."
- Earl Butz
"Friendship without self-interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Friendship, Life, Self)

"It will give them the opportunity to show themselves worthy of the respect and friendship of peace-loving nations, and in time, to take an honorable place among members of the United Nations."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Friendship, Time, Peace, Opportunity, Nations, Respect, United, Will)

"Lovers may be and indeed generally are enemies, but they never can be friends, because there must always be a spice of jealousy and a something of Self in all their speculations."
- George Byron
(Related: Enemies, Friends, Jealousy, Lovers, May, Self)

"A mistress never is nor can be a friend. While you agree, you are lovers; and when it is over, anything but friends."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Friend, Friends, Lovers)

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

"Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Friendship, Love, May)

"Friendship is Love without his wings!"
- Lord Byron
(Related: Friendship, Love)

"Lovers may be - and indeed generally are - enemies, but they never can be friends, because there must always be a spice of jealousy and a something of Self in all their speculations."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Enemies, Friends, Jealousy, Lovers, May, Self)

"They say that the commons of England would first destroy the king's friends and afterward himself, and then bring the Duke of York to be king so that by their false means and lies they may make him to hate and destroy his friends, and cherish his false traitors."
- Jack Cade
(Related: EnglFirst, Friends, Hate, Lies, May)

"Publishing your work is important. Even if you are giving a piece to some smaller publication for free, you will learn something about your writing. The editor will say something, friends will mention it. You will learn."
- Tim Cahill
(Related: Work, Friends, Giving, Publishing, Will, Writing)

"You are beginning to see that any man to whom you can do favor is your friend, and that you can do a favor to almost anyone."
- Mark Caine
(Related: Friend, Beginning, Man)

"I was always too mature for my age - and not very happy. I had no young friends. I wish I could go back to those days. If I could only live it all again, how I would play and enjoy other girls. What a fool I was."
- Maria Callas
(Related: Age, Fool, Friends, Girls, Play)

"Pick up a camera. Shoot something. No matter how small, no matter how cheesy, no matter whether your friends and your sister star in it. Put your name on it as director. Now you're a director. Everything after that you're just negotiating your budget and your fee."
- James Cameron
(Related: Sister, Friends, Name, Now)

"Like I'm in San Diego today and this is my hometown so I've got a lot of my friends coming and I definitely want to put on the best show that I can."
- Matt Cameron
(Related: Friends, Today, Want)

"I, Alexander B. Campbell, make this statement of the cause of my death to relieve the coroner of the necessity of an inquest, and also let my friends know the motive that led me to take my own life."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Death, Life, Cause, Friends, Motive, Necessity)

"Besides, my usefulness here is destroyed because all of my friends think me a man of unsound mind."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Friends, Man, Mind, Usefulness)

"My friends all regarded me as a man of unsound mind because I held the view that my wife was with me in spirit always. I have lived with her spirit guiding me every day and she is with me now as I write this letter, and helps me to do as I am now doing."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Wife, Day, Friends, Man, Mind, Now, Spirit)

"Love is a friendship set to music."
- Joseph Campbell
(Related: Friendship, Love, Music)

"Yes, I did and a lot of my friends who are in the same program as I were very much supportive, and the most important thing they said to me is do not let this interfere with what you have to do in taking car of yourself. That was the most important thing."
- Naomi Campbell
(Related: Car, Friends)

"Martyrs, my friend, have to choose between being forgotten, mocked or used. As for being understood - never."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Friend, Being, Martyrs)

"Don't believe your friends when they ask you to be honest with them. All they really want is to be maintained in the good opinion they have of themselves."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Friends, Opinion, Want)

"How can sincerity be a condition of friendship? A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Friendship, Truth, Nothing, Passion, Sincerity, Taste)

"Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Friend, May)

"So yeah, but from the show and as far as MTV I have a lot of friends, and from the challenges and the other shows, that I've met. I currently don't have any enemies that I know of."
- Trishelle Cannatella
(Related: Enemies, Friends)

"A steady patriot of the world alone, The friend of every country but his own."
- George Canning
(Related: Friend, Country, World)

"But of all plagues, good Heaven, thy wrath can send, Save me, oh, save me, from the candid friend!"
- George Canning
(Related: Heaven, Wrath)

"If out of all mankind one finds a single friend, he has found something more precious than any treasure, since there is nothing in the world so valuable that it can be compared to a real friend."
- Andreas Capellanus
(Related: Friend, Mankind, Nothing, Treasure, World)

"It's weird, It's really weird to be called a breakout star. And some people are referring to my show as the new 'Friends', which I can't really even wrap my head around."
- Lizzy Caplan
(Related: People)

"Friendship is a pretty full-time occupation if you really are friendly with somebody. You can't have too many friends because then you're just not really friends."
- Truman Capote
(Related: Friendship, Occupation, Pretty)

"The pressure of special interests, the demands of special sections of the state, the needs of friends, all must be subordinated to the good of the people as a whole."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: People, Friends, Needs, Pressure, State)

"That's the great thing about having your friends around you. I've known these guys forever. I really enjoy their company just as people. You couldn't ask for a better work environment."
- Drew Carey
(Related: Work, People, Company, Environment, Friends)

"And, I was really impressed with how beautiful our country was and how friendly the people were."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: People, Country)

"What I'd say about that is that we must respect homosexuals in the church. I've got many homosexual friends, the issue is not in any way a homophobic reaction on my part."
- George Carey
(Related: Church, Friends, Respect)

"Farewell, dearest friend, never to see one another any more till at the right hand of Christ."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: Friend, Christ, Right)

"Farewell all relations and friends in Christ; farewell acquaintances and all earthly enjoyments; farewell reading and preaching, praying and believing, wanderings, reproaches, and sufferings."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: Christ, Friends, Preaching, Reading)

"We would like to have friendly regimes with enough broad participation of their populations to maintain long-term stability, so that we would have not only access to the region's wealth, but we would be able to ensure the security of our good friend Israel."
- Frank Carlucci
(Related: Friend, Wealth, Israel, Participation, Security, Stability)

"You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: People, Friends, Months, Trying, Years)

"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
(Related: Soul, Friend, Thoughts, Self)

"Every human being must find his own way to cope with severe loss, and the only job of a true friend is to facilitate whatever method he chooses."
- Caleb Carr
(Related: Friend, Being, Job, Loss)

"Yup, the toilet is my best friend before a show."
- Eric Carr
(Related: Friend)

"For some reason I did something where I realized I could get a reaction. That was when I broke out of my shell at school, because I really didn't have any friends or anything like that and I just kind of was going along, and then finally I did this zany thing, and all of a sudden I had tons of friends."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Friends, Reason, School)

"I considered Nat King Cole to be a friend and, in many ways, a mentor. He always had words of profound advice."
- Diahann Carroll
(Related: Friend, Advice, Words)

"I used to try to draw my girlfriends. I think one of the most romantic things that anybody can do is draw a portrait of the person you love."
- Nick Carter
(Related: Love, Girlfriends, Romantic)

"It's kind of weird, because I look at myself as just a normal person. My friends get rejected all the time, so why shouldn't I? I don't think I'm anything special."
- Nick Carter
(Related: Time, Friends)

"There is no glory in war, yet from the blackness of its history, there emerge vivid colours of human character and courage. Those who risked their lives to help their friends."
- Silvia Cartwright
(Related: History, War, Character, Courage, Friends, Glory, Help)

"No one leaves an old friend unless they are ashamed."
- Julian Casablancas
(Related: Friend, Old)

"I have had friends who have acted kindly towards me, and it has been my good fortune to have it in my power to give them substantial proofs of my gratitude."
- Giacomo Casanova
(Related: Power, Gratitude, Fortune, Friends)

"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
(Related: Family, Friend, Courage, Admiration, Elderly, Military)

"Getting to where Delaware State is today was a challenge my friends - a challenge proudly met by the people of this community and the Delaware State family."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Family, People, Challenge, Community, Friends, State, Today)

"Only solitary men know the full joys of frienship. Others have their family; but to a solitary and an exile, his friends are everything."
- Willa Cather
(Related: Men, Family, Friends)

"The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance: and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly."
- George Catlin
(Related: Acquaintance, Crows, First)

"And though my Lord hath lost his estate and been banished out of his country, yet neither despised poverty nor pinching necessity could make him break the bonds of friendship or weaken his loyal duty."
- Margaret Cavendish
(Related: Friendship, Country, Duty, Necessity, Poverty)

"Indeed, I was so afraid to dishonour my friends and family by my indiscreet actions, that I rather chose to be accounted a fool, than to be thought rude or wanton."
- Margaret Cavendish
(Related: Family, Thought, Actions, Fool, Friends)

"We've no use for intellectuals in this outfit. What we need is chimpanzees. Let me give you a word of advice: never say a word to us about being intelligent. We will think for you, my friend. Don't forget it."
- Louis-Ferdinand Celine
(Related: Friend, Being, Forget, Intellectuals, Will, Word)

"True friends: only a few have 'em, but only a few will admit that they don't."
- Brian Celio
(Related: Will)

"Roosevelt's humor was broad, his manner friendly. Of wit there was little; of philosophy, none. What did he possess? Intuition, inspiration, love of adventure."
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Humor, Love, Inspiration, Adventure, Intuition, Philosophy, Wit)

"He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Friend, Courage, Wealth)

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

"Israelis can be proud of the vibrant democracy that they have created, and I know that many Rhode Islanders share my deep appreciation for the close friendship between our two nations."
- Lincoln Chafee
(Related: Friendship, Appreciation, Deep, Democracy, Nations)

"All colors are the friends of their neighbors and the lovers of their opposites."
- Marc Chagall
(Related: Colors, Friends, Lovers, Neighbors, Opposites)

"The man who won't loan money isn't going to have many friends - or need them."
- Wilt Chamberlain
(Related: Money, Friends, Man)

"But back then the thing that saved me was the music, and it's certainly the music that saves me now. The music, my family and my friends and everybody around me."
- Jimmy Chamberlin
(Related: Family, Music, Friends, Now)

"The dearest friend on earth is a mere shadow compared to Jesus Christ."
- Oswald Chambers
(Related: Friend, Christ, Earth, Shadow)

"My children, as long as you live, the shadow of the Hiss Case will brush you. In every pair of eyes that rests on you, you will see pass, like a cloud passing behind a woods in winter, the memory of your father - dissembled in friendly eyes, lurking in unfriendly eyes."
- Whittaker Chambers
(Related: Father, Children, Eyes, Memory, Shadow, Will, Winter)

"I have three kinds of friends: those who love me, those who pay no attention to me, and those who detest me."
- Nicolas De Chamfort
(Related: Love, Attention)

"Coldplay are just four friends trying to make great music."
- Will Champion
(Related: Music, Friends, Trying)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Wife, Friend, Adversity, Difficulty, Duty, Misfortune)

"There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth."
- Chanakya
(Related: Friendship, Truth, Self)

"Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status. Such friendships will never give you any happiness."
- Chanakya
(Related: Happiness, People, Friends, Will)

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

"My friends, there are no friends."
- Coco Chanel
(Related: Friends)

"I was not allowed to take notes but my friend and I memorised those two and a half pages. Most people talked to me because of the warning. They knew this book was not going to be the official line."
- Jung Chang
(Related: People, Friend)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Time, Friend, Help)

"Flatterers look like friends, as wolves like dogs."
- George Chapman
(Related: Dogs, Friends)

"The world is round so that friendship may encircle it."
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
(Related: Friendship, May, World)

"I am a lefty, though I bat right-handed... When I was a kid I pitched, played first, outfield and shortstop as well. Now it's mainly softball with some friends."
- Josh Charles
(Related: First, Friends, Now, Right)

"If you're in the White House, it's your house, and you can invite whatever friend you want."
- Chevy Chase
(Related: Friend, Want)

"With Clinton, there's no question that I would have made fun of his out-and-out lying. But he's also a good friend."
- Chevy Chase
(Related: Friend, Fun, Lying, Question)

"I went to professional men's soccer games, the old North American soccer league at that time, and I used to be a ticket holder with my family and family friends. We would go every weekend and I thought it was great, but I just thought of it as recreation, as family fun."
- Brandi Chastain
(Related: Family, Time, Thought, Men, American, Friends, Fun, Games, Old, Recreation, Soccer, Weekend)

"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
(Related: Food, People, Heart, Friend, Want)

"Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something."
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: Friendship, Love, People, Hatred, Respect)

"I'm still friends with all my exes, apart from my husbands."
- Cher
(Related: Friends, Husbands)

"I can trust my friends These people force me to examine myself, encourage me to grow."
- Cher
(Related: Trust, People, Force, Friends)

"My kids love Ibiza and we feel committed to it because we keep coming back to the same area. People recognise us in shops now and we have a social life here. We cook at home and have friends around."
- Neneh Cherry
(Related: Home, Life, Love, People, Friends, Kids, Now, Shops)

"Inferiority is what you enjoy in your best friends."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Inferiority, Friends)

"We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next door neighbour."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: God, Enemies, Friends)

"I am just another fireman because the story focuses on Joaquin Phoenix's character, but I play Joaquin's close friend and I get burned up a little bit, but I don't die."
- Morris Chestnut
(Related: Friend, Character, Play)

"They would wake me up when I was sleeping, and say sing a song for our friends. I had a sweet voice, I had a nice little tenor voice. God knows what I sang, but my whole family would admire me."
- Dominic Chianese
(Related: Family, God, Friends, Song, Voice)

"Well, if you don't want your relatives and friends to die, help me spread the news. Let people know about immortality device. That way, your loved ones won't die."
- Alex Chiu
(Related: People, Friends, Immortality, Help, News, Relatives, Want)

"People drain me, even the closest of friends, and I find loneliness to be the best state in the union to live in."
- Margaret Cho
(Related: People, Friends, Loneliness, State)

"My boyfriend and I live together, which means we don't have sex - ever. Now that the milk is free, we've both become lactose intolerant."
- Margaret Cho
(Related: Sex, Boyfriend, Now)

"I've taken my knickers off. My friends told me my panty line was visible, so I went without."
- Helena Christensen
(Related: Friends)

"Every murderer is probably somebody's old friend."
- Agatha Christie
(Related: Friend, Old)

"I've got many close friends, but there's an awful lot about friendship that is not demonstrative in my case."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: Friendship)

"The kind of capitalism I hate most is crony capitalism, the friends who decide. These are things which should be killed in Russia."
- Anatoly Chubais
(Related: Capitalism, Friends, Hate, Russia)

"I love singing - singing is what I'm famous for doing. Now it's turned into things I am famous for doing - like having rows with my mum or about my boyfriend, so it does get irritating."
- Charlotte Church
(Related: Love, Boyfriend, Famous, Now, Singing)

"Treat your friends as you do your best pictures, and place them in their best light."
- Jennie Churchill
(Related: Friends, Light)

"Treat your friends as you do your pictures, and place them in their best light."
- Jennie Jerome Churchill
(Related: Friends, Light)

"Things were a lot simpler in Detroit. I didn't care about anything but boyfriends."
- Madonna Ciccone
(Related: Care)

"What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun. A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Friendship, Life, Sun, Sweetness, World)

"Never injure a friend, even in jest."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Friend, Jest)

"The rule of friendship means there should be mutual sympathy between them, each supplying what the other lacks and trying to benefit the other, always using friendly and sincere words."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Friendship, Sympathy, Trying, Words)

"Every man can tell how many goats or sheep he possesses, but not how many friends."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Friends, Man, Sheep)

"Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Friendship, Happiness, Grief, Joy, Misery)

"For how many things, which for our own sake we should never do, do we perform for the sake of our friends."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Friends)

"A friend is, as it were, a second self."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Friend, Self)

"Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Beauty, Friendship, Love)

"I think my family and closest friends are learning about my need to withdraw, and I am learning how to restore and store my energy to both serve the community to the best of my ability and to serve my writer's heart."
- Sandra Cisneros
(Related: Family, Heart, Ability, Community, Energy, Friends, Learning, Writer)

"Prosperity makes few friends."
- Luc de Clapier
(Related: Friends, Prosperity)

"There are no true friends in politics. We are all sharks circling, and waiting, for traces of blood to appear in the water."
- Alan Clark
(Related: Politics, Blood, Friends, Waiting, Water)

"Sometimes we read or hear too much news that makes us fearful or suspicious of others. We can forget that most of the people that we know, or at least encounter regularly, are decent and friendly."
- Adrienne Clarkson
(Related: People, Forget, News)

"I love writers. All of my best friends are writers."
- Patricia Clarkson
(Related: Love, Friends, Writers)

"I came from dinner, went downtown with my friends, the elevator was down, I ran down the hall toward my room at 10 at night, having had two glasses of wine."
- Jill Clayburgh
(Related: Friends, Night, Wine)

"Otis was inspired by a boy who sat across the aisle from me in sixth grade. He was a lively person. My best friend appears in assorted books in various disguises."
- Beverly Cleary
(Related: Friend, Books)

"I was very sad to hear of the death of Ronnie Barker, who was such a warm, friendly and encouraging presence to have when I started in television. He was also a great comic actor to learn from."
- John Cleese
(Related: Death, Encouraging, Actor, Television)

"Going to Omaha for the College World Series - the people there are tremendous - huge crowds and a lot of excitement. I still remember those days - you make a lot of friends that you never forget when you win a championship like that."
- Roger Clemens
(Related: People, College, Crowds, Excitement, Forget, Friends, World)

"We proved we could be safe and secure at home, and still have more allies and friends in the world."
- Chelsea Clinton
(Related: Home, Friends, World)

"You show people what you're willing to fight for when you fight your friends."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: People, Fight, Friends)

"When my brother-in-law, BIll Clinton, was elected, he had gay friends. That was a coming out."
- Kate Clinton
(Related: Brother, Friends, Gay)

"A friend of mine said, no matter what I do I always look like an English teacher. She actually said, you still look like a Campbell's Soup kid."
- Kate Clinton
(Related: Friend, English)

"I don't believe in happy endings, but I do believe in happy travels, because ultimately, you die at a very young age, or you live long enough to watch your friends die. It's a mean thing, life."
- George Clooney
(Related: Life, Age, Friends)

"I was in a bar and I said to a friend, 'You know, we've become those 40-year-old guys we used to look at and say, 'Isn't it sad?'"
- George Clooney
(Related: Friend)

"Perhaps our Irish friends should not so completely turn their backs on their historical dishes, no matter how many jokes they might have to endure."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: Friends, Irish, Jokes)

"It is impossible to exaggerate the wide, and widening, gulf between the American attitude on the Iraq war and the view from our friends across the Atlantic."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: War, Attitude, American, Friends, Iraq)

"I'm so happy because today I found my friends - they're in my head."
- Kurt Cobain
(Related: Friends, Today)

"A friend is nothing but a known enemy."
- Kurt Cobain
(Related: Friend, Enemy, Nothing)

"It has been one of my difficulties, in arguing this question out of doors with friends or strangers, that I rarely find any intelligible agreement as to the object of the war."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: War, Agreement, Difficulties, Friends, Question, Strangers)

"One of the characteristics of the dream is that nothing surprises us in it. With no regret, we agree to live in it with strangers, completely cut off from our habits and friends."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Dream, Friends, Habits, Nothing, Regret, Strangers, Surprises)

"The Louvre is a morgue; you go there to identify your friends."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Friends)

"I have lost my seven best friends, which is to say God has had mercy on me seven times without realizing it. He lent a friendship, took it from me, sent me another."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: God, Friendship, Lent, Mercy)

"I was stuck at home in bed with me and got more and more involved with the Internet. I used it to keep in contact with friends and to make sure I was up to date with everything that was going on in the world."
- Benjamin Cohen
(Related: Home, Bed, Friends, Internet, World)

"There's nothing wrong with being gay. I have plenty of friends who are going to hell."
- Stephen Colbert
(Related: Being, Friends, Gay, Hell, Nothing, Wrong)

"I used to write things for friends. There was this girl I had a crush on, and she had a teacher she didn't like at school. I had a real crush on her, so almost every day I would write her a little short story where she would kill him in a different way."
- Stephen Colbert
(Related: Day, Friends, School)

"Your best friend and worst enemy are both in this room right now. It's not your neighbor right or left - and it's not God or the devil - it's you."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: God, Friend, Devil, Enemy, Now, Right)

"I don't have any friends and don't have any intention of making any. People will stab you in the back, mistreat you, talk about me behind your back, steal from you. And they're not really your friends. They're only there because you're a celebrity or because they want to get something from you."
- Gary Coleman
(Related: People, Celebrity, Friends, Intention, Talk, Want, Will)

"But in my college years it got to the point where my friends and I didn't do anything without consuming a massive amount of alcohol before we went anywhere or did anything, and you know that."
- Jim Coleman
(Related: Alcohol, College, Friends, Years)

"High School Musical is definitely the best thing that's happened to my career and I walked away with great friends from it."
- Monique Coleman
(Related: Career, Friends, School)

"Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Related: Love, Sympathy, Friendship, Passion)

"And though thou notest from thy safe recess old friends burn dim, like lamps in noisome air love them for what they are; nor love them less, because to thee they are not what they were."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Related: Love, Friends, Old)

"Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Related: Friendship, Love)

"Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Related: Truth, Friends, Poison, Youth)

"Friendship is a sheltering tree."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Related: Friendship)

"It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship."
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
(Related: Friendship, Oil, Politeness)

"My true friends have always given me that supreme proof of devotion, a spontaneous aversion for the man I loved."
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
(Related: Devotion, Friends, Man, Proof)

"I was never confident about finishing a book, but friends encouraged me. When I finished my first book, it was accepted by a publisher right away and became an instant bestseller. One male critic called it the most shocking book he ever read."
- Jackie Collins
(Related: First, Friends, Right)

"I have a lot of male friends."
- Joan Collins
(Related: Friends)

"In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends."
- John Churton Collins
(Related: Adversity, Friends, Prosperity)

"When inspiration does not come, I go for a walk, go to the movie, talk to a friend, let go... The muse is bound to return again, especially if I turn my back!"
- Judy Collins
(Related: Inspiration, Friend, Talk)

"I have friends who've tried suicide many times and haven't succeeded. I myself made an attempt, so I had a connection with that sort of group of people who have tried suicide at one time in their lives."
- Judy Collins
(Related: Time, People, Connection, Friends, Suicide)

"In Hawaii, we go to this wonderful place, all families. My wife and I go directly from breakfast to a beach chair where we read all day. My daughter goes from water to pool to running around with friends she meets, some of whom are regulars there."
- Stephen Collins
(Related: Wife, Daughter, Beach, Day, Friends, Running, Water)

"When you put a group of actors together who get along, and we have since day one, they don't become like their roles. What tends to happen is their age disappears and they all deal with each other as friends."
- Stephen Collins
(Related: Age, Actors, Day, Friends)

"If I stopped writing and being at my piano, I wouldn't know how to live. It's your best friend."
- Jessi Colter
(Related: Friend, Being, Writing)

"It is always safe to learn, even from our enemies; seldom safe to venture to instruct, even our friends."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Enemies, Friends)

"Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Books, Friends)

"True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Friendship, Health, Sound, Value)

"The firmest of friendships have been formed in mutual adversity, as iron is most strongly united by the fiercest flame."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Adversity, United)

"The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is Humility."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Time, Truth, Friend, Enemy, Humility, Prejudice)

"Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen. Like friends, too, we should return to them again and again for, like true friends, they will never fail us - never cease to instruct - never cloy."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Books, Friends, Will)

"Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Friendship, Love)

"Friendship, of itself a holy tie, is made more sacred by adversity."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Friendship, Adversity)

"I ended up in the US for a month or so, before moving to Montreal with some Romanian friends."
- Nadia Comaneci
(Related: Friends)

"The friends whom I have are invaluable, and although not numerous they are sufficient for my enjoyment; and the texture of my own mind renders me very indifferent to the rest of the world."
- George Combe
(Related: Enjoyment, Friends, Mind, Rest, World)

"It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them."
- Confucius
(Related: Distrust, Friends)

"Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself."
- Confucius
(Related: Friendship, Man)

"Silence is a true friend who never betrays."
- Confucius
(Related: Friend, Silence)

"I tell my friends about my conversations with my father - conversations with an artist."
- Ray Conniff
(Related: Father, Artist, Friends)

"A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he set out, will have condemned himself to second-hand thoughts and to second-rate friends."
- Cyril Connolly
(Related: Thoughts, Friends, Will)

"You shall judge a man by his foes as well as by his friends."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Friends, Man)

"The sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Man, Sea)

"They talk of a man betraying his country, his friends, his sweetheart. There must be a moral bond first. All a man can betray is his conscience."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Conscience, Country, First, Friends, Man, Talk)

"Truth of a modest sort I can promise you, and also sincerity. That complete, praiseworthy sincerity which, while it delivers one into the hands of one's enemies, is as likely as not to embroil one with one's friends."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Truth, Enemies, Friends, Promise, Sincerity)

"As in political so in literary action a man wins friends for himself mostly by the passion of his prejudices and the consistent narrowness of his outlook."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Action, Friends, Literary, Man, Passion)

"Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of flattering illusions."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Thought, Friend, Action, Enemy)

"For all that has been said of the love that certain natures (on shore) have professed for it, for all the celebrations it has been the object of in prose and song, the sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Love, Man, Prose, Sea, Song)

"The Magna Carta is widely known to be one of the foundational documents for our Constitution. I can only imagine that a mention of that in a court decision would be forbidden by our friends on the right."
- John Conyers
(Related: Decision, Constitution, Court, Forbidden, Friends, Right)

"My friends in the Congress, I have known Coretta King since I went south during the civil rights movement as a lawyer. She was a vibrant, consistent, totally dedicated partner with her husband."
- John Conyers
(Related: HusbCivil rights, Congress, Friends)

"I can always get better. A lot of my ex-girlfriends don't think I'm funny."
- Dane Cook
(Related: Funny)

"The best compliment to a child or a friend is the feeling you give him that he has been set free to make his own inquiries, to come to conclusions that are right for him, whether or not they coincide with your own."
- Alistair Cooke
(Related: Friend, Compliment, Feeling, Right)

"Old age: I fall asleep during the funerals of my friends."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Friends, Funerals, Old)

"Friends are sometimes boring, but enemies never."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Enemies, Friends)

"Fail, and your friends feel superior. Succeed, and they feel resentful."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Friends, Succeed)

"Few friendships could survive the moodiness of love affairs."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Love)

"Language is the friendliest of the things from which we cannot escape."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Language)

"Bad faith likes discourse on friendship and loyalty."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Faith, Friendship, Loyalty)

"Jazz radio is not very friendly to pop singers who decide to make a jazz record. But a lot of people have been. A lot of the people I've talked to like the record."
- Rita Coolidge
(Related: People, Jazz)

"The only achievement I am really proud of is the friends I have made in this community."
- Gary Cooper
(Related: Achievement, Community, Friends)

"You've simply got to go on and on with your family and friends and tell them how much you love them because you never know whether they'll be there tomorrow, do you?"
- Jilly Cooper
(Related: Family, Love, Friends, Tomorrow)

"So, influenced by these advisors and this hope, I have at length allowed my friends to publish the work, as they had long besought me to do."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: Work, Hope, Friends)

"I had been a kid that moved so much, I didn't have a lot of friends. Theater really represented camaraderie."
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Related: Friends, Theater)

"I touched an Oscar once. Friend of mine has one, for writing. As soon as I touched it, he said, Now you'll never win one."
- Rob Corddry
(Related: Friend, Now, Writing)

"Propaganda is that branch of the art of lying which consists in nearly deceiving your friends without quite deceiving your enemies."
- F. M. Cornford
(Related: Art, Enemies, Friends, Lying, Propaganda)

"Propaganda is that branch of the art of lying which consists in nearly deceiving your friends without quite deceiving your enemies."
- Frances Cornford
(Related: Art, Enemies, Friends, Lying, Propaganda)

"All round the room my silent servants wait, My friends in every season, bright and dim."
- Barry Cornwall
(Related: Friends)

"The essence of childhood, of course, is play, which my friends and I did endlessly on streets that we reluctantly shared with traffic."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Childhood, Friends, Play)

"As Taiwan's friend and ally, I believe it is important for the United States to monitor the situation in the Taiwan Strait very carefully to help ensure Taiwan is not forced into a position which would endanger its freedom or its democracy."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Friend, Democracy, Freedom, Help, states, United)

"For decades, Japan has been a friend and reliable trading partner with the United States, and I anticipate that relationship will prosper."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Friend, states, United, Will)

"Well, T Bone's had a remarkable career as a producer since the time that we first worked together. He was dividing his time between recording and producing when we first met, and touring. We toured together and we were great friends."
- Elvis Costello
(Related: Time, Career, First, Friends, Remarkable)

"May joy and good fellowship reign, and in this manner, may the Olympic Torch pursue its way through ages, increasing friendly understanding among nations, for the good of a humanity always more enthusiastic, more courageous and more pure."
- Pierre de Coubertin
(Related: Humanity, Joy, May, Nations, Understanding)

"We decided that the French could never write user-friendly software because they're so rude."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Software)

"I don't know the vast majority of you personally, and it may sound kind of corny, but I really feel as if we've become friends through the years. And you've been with me during a lot of good times and some very difficult ones. I can't tell you how grateful I am."
- Katie Couric
(Related: Friends, Majority, May, Sound, Years)

"Ceremony leads her bigots forth, prepared to fight for shadows of no worth. While truths, on which eternal things depend, can hardly find a single friend."
- William Cowper
(Related: Friend, Ceremony, Fight, Shadows, Worth)

"I don't have time for superficial friends. I suppose if you're really lonely you can call a superficial friend, but otherwise, what's the point?"
- Courteney Cox
(Related: Time, Friend, Friends, Lonely)

"One sure way to lose another woman's friendship is to try to improve her flower arrangements."
- Marcelene Cox
(Related: Friendship, Woman)

"To the house of a friend if you're pleased to retire, You must all things admit, you must all things admire; You must pay with observance the price of your treat, You must eat what is praised, and must praise what you eat."
- George Crabbe
(Related: Friend, Praise)

"With eye upraised his master's looks to scan, The joy, the solace, and the aid of man; The rich man's guardian, and the poor man's friend, The only creature faithful to the end."
- George Crabbe
(Related: Friend, Eye, Joy, Man, Poor)

"In her experience all her friends relied, Heaven was her help and nature was her guide."
- George Crabbe
(Related: Experience, Nature, Friends, Heaven, Help)

"What is a friend? I will tell you... it is someone with whom you dare to be yourself."
- Frank Crane
(Related: Friend, Will)

"A good motto is: use friendliness but do not use your friends."
- Frank Crane
(Related: Friends)

"A friend is someone with whom you dare to be yourself."
- Frank Crane
(Related: Friend)

"I never let politics get personal. You can have the most intense, heated debate on issues, and so long as you keep it on issues, you can go out and have coffee afterwards and you're good friends."
- Phil Crane
(Related: Politics, Coffee, Debate, Friends)

"No one person can possibly combine all the elements supposed to make up what everyone means by friendship."
- Francis Marion Crawford
(Related: Friendship)

"If you have an ounce of common sense and one good friend you don't need an analyst."
- Joan Crawford
(Related: Friend, Common sense)

"It's the classic story form. All staying equal, or proving equal, or being equal, this will all continue, and the next time around, we'll move on to see what happened to Harry after he dove in the river, or who his friend John really was, and so on."
- Robert Creeley
(Related: Time, Friend, Being, Will)

"Change should be a friend. It should happen by plan, not by accident."
- Phil Crosby
(Related: Change, Friend, Accident)

"In New York there isn't that weird palpable competitive thing where it's friendly but everyone isn't trying to top one another with jokes when you're just hanging around."
- David Cross
(Related: Jokes, Trying)

"I draw from my family and my friends and I feel like that small-town person. The achievements, the materialistic possessions have really become to mean less. They mean nothing."
- Sheryl Crow
(Related: Family, Friends, Nothing, Possessions)

"Meg Ryan is a beautiful and courageous woman. I grieve the loss of her companionship but I've not lost the friendship. We talk all the time and that was what our connection was about. She has a wonderful mind and we just like a chat."
- Russell Crowe
(Related: Time, Friendship, Companionship, Connection, Loss, Mind, Talk, Woman)

"I have stepped off the relationship scene to come to terms with myself. I have spent most of my adult life being 'someone's girlfriend', and now I am happy being single."
- Penelope Cruz
(Related: Life, Girlfriend, Being, Now)

"If she was a victim of any kind, she was a victim of her friends."
- George Cukor
(Related: Friends)

"I went to high school, which was a good thing because I hadn't interacted with many people my age, and I didn't really have friends. I had a million acquaintances and no friends."
- Macaulay Culkin
(Related: Age, People, Friends, School)

"So, am I friendly with my daughter and her friends? Yes. Am I their friend? No. Does she shut the door? Yes, and I very much support the shut door."
- Jamie Lee Curtis
(Related: Daughter, Friend, Friends, Support)

"I used to be good friends with my depression, saying oh I'm so depressed, or life is terrible."
- Tony Curtis
(Related: Life, Depression, Friends, Saying)

"I play- it's kind of like a slice-of-life, LA women in their forties, playing forty kind of what's their friendship like, and what's their life like and so I just play one of the four friends."
- Joan Cusack
(Related: Friendship, Life, Women, Play)

"Sometimes my plot lines are so convoluted, I get calls from friends at 3 am saying; you SOB, you'll never pull this one off."
- Clive Cussler
(Related: Friends, Saying)

"I need more friends. It's kind of like my quest right now just to have more true friends."
- Miley Cyrus
(Related: Friends, Now, Quest, Right)

"A strong foe is better than a weak friend."
- Edward Dahlberg
(Related: Friend)

"As a little kid I had a girlfriend, and her boyfriend used to beat me up, so then I used to sing these songs, and that's what it's all about. Country music is all about your heart and your people and things like that."
- Dick Dale
(Related: Music, People, Heart, Boyfriend, Girlfriend, Country, Country music, Songs)

"We weren't wealthy but we definitely weren't poor. We were incredibly rich because there was a wonderful community in Shepherd's Bush, where I grew up. All my friends were into villainy and crime."
- Roger Daltrey
(Related: Community, Crime, Friends, Poor, Villainy)

"It is not necessary to have enemies if you go out of your way to make friends hate you."
- Frank Dane
(Related: Enemies, Friends, Hate)

"I have this home in New York, I have a long-term relationship with my boyfriend, who's from Australia, and I had this business that I had maintain. Even though I wasn't actively shooting, there's a lot of peripheral work."
- Claire Danes
(Related: Business, Home, Work, Boyfriend)

"My marriage is on the rocks again, yeah, my wife just broke up with her boyfriend."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Marriage, Wife, Boyfriend)

"My mother never breast fed me, she told me she only liked me as a friend."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Mother, Friend)

"I had been on the road for a long time and was not really getting anywhere. Bob Johnston, a friend of mine, had taken over Columbia in Nashville. He asked me if I wanted to come down. I did - thank God I did."
- Charlie Daniels
(Related: Time, God, Friend, Road)

"A friend of mine, that I had known for some time, came up one day with an old guitar. I don't know where he got it, I don't know how long he'd had it, but he knew about two chords on it. He proceeded to teach them to me, and then we proceeded to go crazy over music."
- Charlie Daniels
(Related: Music, Time, Friend, Day, Guitar, Old)

"But if our nation goes over a financial Niagara, we won't have much strength and, eventually, we won't have peace. We are currently borrowing the entire defense budget from foreign investors. Within a few years, we will be spending more on interest payments than on national security. That is not, as our military friends say, a 'robust strategy.'"
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Peace, Strategy, Financial, Strength, Borrowing, Defense, Friends, Interest, Military, Nation, National security, Niagara, Will, )

"If freedom's best friends cannot unify around a realistic, actionable program of fundamental change, one that attracts and persuades a broad majority of our fellow citizens, big change will not come."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Change, Freedom, Friends, Majority, Will)

"If our nation goes over a financial Niagara, we won't have much strength and, eventually, we won't have peace. We are currently borrowing the entire defense budget from foreign investors. Within a few years, we will be spending more on interest payments than on national security. That is not, as our military friends say, a 'robust strategy.'"
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Peace, Strategy, Financial, Strength, Borrowing, Defense, Friends, Interest, Military, Nation, National security, Niagara, Will, )

"Just look at my face. Its an extraordinary experience. All of my friends who are grandparents have been saying, just wait, a bit cynically, but its just extraordinary. You feel like a child again yourself. Just walking on air."
- Blythe Danner
(Related: Experience, Friends, Grandparents, Saying, Walking)

"Someone has said that nations have interests, they don't have friends, and you see that over and over in U.S. policy."
- Edwidge Danticat
(Related: Policy, Friends, Nations)

"Whether I'm doing music or I'm walking down the street or I'm in a record store buying a record or I walk into a comic store and I'm buying comics or having a drink with my friends, it's the same me."
- Glenn Danzig
(Related: Music, Buying, Friends, Walking)

"I want to keep meeting new people, enlarging my circle of friends. I have great friends now... really good people. But I'm always ready for what comes next."
- Paula Danziger
(Related: People, Friends, Meeting, Now, Want)

"I just did something on a show on UPN called "Girlfriends" that will be on television in February. I am actually a much better actor today than I was in 1996, believe it or not."
- Christopher Darden
(Related: Actor, February, Television, Today, Will)

"Friendships are forgotten when the game begins."
- Alvin Dark
"A lot of people who were the best in their fields. I was fortunate enough to be friends with Sammy Davis, Jr. - I spent a lot of time with Sammy. I was over at his house almost every night. Those people were very special and very special for me."
- James Darren
(Related: Time, People, Friends, Night)

"The best that we can do is to be kindly and helpful toward our friends and fellow passengers who are clinging to the same speck of dirt while we are drifting side by side to our common doom."
- Clarence Darrow
(Related: Friends)

"I am a friend of the working man, and I would rather be his friend, than be one."
- Clarence Darrow
(Related: Friend, Man)

"A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth."
- Charles Darwin
(Related: Man, Worth)

"I'm very interested in my new kitchen equipment shop. I've started it with two friends."
- Elizabeth David
(Related: Friends, Kitchen)

"Then I got together with my brother and a friend and we decided to play dates. The more we played, the more we wanted to do it. And it got to a stage where we wanted to do it all the time."
- Ray Davies
(Related: Time, Brother, Friend, Play)

"When my friends and I would act out movies as kids, we'd play the guys' roles, since they had the most interesting things to do. Decades later, I can hardly believe my sons and daughter are seeing many of the same limited choices in current films."
- Geena Davis
(Related: Movies, Daughter, Act, Choices, Friends, Kids, Play, Sons)

"Real friends stab you in the front."
- Jonathan Davis
(Related: Friends)

"The sun, the earth, love, friends, our very breath are parts of the banquet."
- Rebecca H. Davis
(Related: Love, Earth, Friends, Sun)

"The manic pursuit of success cost me everything I could love: my wife, my three children, some friends I would have liked to grow old with."
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Related: Success, Wife, Children, Friends, Old, Pursuit)

"With an ocean between you and your European friends, you have to keep them in your heart."
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Related: Heart, Friends, Ocean)

"Marilyn and I were rumored to be an item. We were friends. Nothing more. Marilyn was one of the sweetest creatures that ever lived."
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Related: Friends, Nothing)

"My friends never talk to me about my poetry because they're embarrassed that I write it or they're embarrassed by what I write about which are not such extraordinarily terrifying things, but they are the state of human existence."
- Peter Davison
(Related: Poetry, Existence, Friends, State, Talk)

"When we meet, I'm interested and I'm curious about what he's doing because he's burning a number from a client. And I'm like, 'Who is this?' and my girlfriend's like, 'That's a drug dealer. Stay away from him.'"
- Rosario Dawson
(Related: Girlfriend)

"There's no better mirror than a friend's eye."
- J. Wallace Day
(Related: Friend, Eye)

"To your friends house the trip is never long."
- J. Wallace Day
(Related: Friends)

"Always keep your friends close, but your enemies keep closer."
- J. Wallace Day
(Related: Enemies, Friends)

"Our American friends offer us money, arms, and advice. We take the money, we take the arms, and we decline the advice."
- Moshe Dayan
(Related: Money, Advice, American, Friends)

"If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies."
- Moshe Dayan
(Related: Peace, Enemies, Friends, Talk, Want)

"I've had enough boyfriends and enough issues. I'd seen enough train wrecks."
- Taylor Dayne
"Providing working Minnesotans with at least seven days of paid sick leave every year is the right thing to do to. It benefits our families and helps our businesses become more worker friendly and family friendly."
- Mark Dayton
(Related: Family, Benefits, Right)

"One of my friends went on a murder weekend... now he is doing life for it."
- Jack Dee
(Related: Life, Friends, Murder, Now, Weekend)

"My friend made me a leather dress for the MTV awards. It gives you confidence, wearing something you love."
- Cat Deeley
(Related: Love, Friend, Awards, Confidence, Dress)

"My friends, there is no Palestinian-Israeli conflict. There is only the global war on terrorism."
- Tom DeLay
(Related: War, Conflict, Friends, Terrorism)

"Chance makes our parents, but choice makes our friends."
- Jacques Delille
(Related: Chance, Choice, Friends, Parents)

"Fate chooses our relatives, we choose our friends."
- Jacques Delille
(Related: Fate, Friends, Relatives)

"Many thanks for all of the love and good wishes sent our way from my friends out there in cartoon land... the only place where a nine month pregnant woman can still play a hot goth chick in a belly shirt!"
- Grey DeLisle
(Related: Love, Friends, Land, Play, Wishes, Woman)

"Mr. Brooks and I have been friends forever. He is in seventh heaven with his new success on Broadway."
- Dom DeLuise
(Related: Success, Brooks, Friends, Heaven)

"Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them."
- W. Edwards Deming
(Related: Business, Friends, Profit, Project, Service)

"You know, I think everything I do cinematically for the rest of my life will probably have some direct route back to Jonathan. But I love him to death. He's like my best friend and my big brother."
- Ted Demme
(Related: Life, Love, Death, Brother, Friend, Rest, Will)

"No man who is not willing to help himself has any right to apply to his friends, or to the gods."
- Demosthenes
(Related: Gods, Friends, Help, Man, Right)

"Since Michael died I think I've worked constantly. Friends and colleagues are very sustaining. They're the people who get you through it... It's no good to be on your own."
- Judi Dench
(Related: People, Friends)

"I live very normally, I go out with my friends, we go to the movies, I queue, we go to restaurants."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Movies, Friends, Restaurants)

"For the first few years we lived in a tiny rented cottage at the bottom of a friend's garden. We often joked that there was plenty of film in the fridge, but not too much food!"
- Nigel Dennis
(Related: Friend, Film, First, Garden, Years)

"The band would play on the night off for the local hotel bands and we'd back all the different acts. So I'd been advised by good friends of mine to come back to Hawaii. Oh, I loved Honolulu, playing at a place right on the beach at Waikiki!"
- Martin Denny
(Related: Beach, Friends, Night, Play, Right)

"Last year, I was on Threat Matrix. We were on Thursday against Friends and Survivor; so this year it's fun to know people are watching, and to know that all of your hard work is not sort of wasted."
- James Denton
(Related: Work, People, Friends, Fun, Hard work)

"I think it helps a lot when they tell people that Teri Hatcher likes you. If you're Teri Hatcher's boyfriend, suddenly you're hunky I guess. I've spent 40 years being average and now I'm Teri hatcher's boyfriend and here we are. I've been really fortunate."
- James Denton
(Related: People, Boyfriend, Being, Now, Years)

"I get my exercise acting as a pallbearer to my friends who exercise."
- Chauncey Depew
(Related: Acting, Exercise, Friends)

"I love Spain. I go back two or three times a year usually to visit friends and ride horses."
- Bo Derek
(Related: Love, Friends, Horses, Spain, Visit)

"Friends are relatives you make for yourself."
- Eustache Deschamps
(Related: Friends, Relatives)

"Nature is the mother and the habitat of man, even if sometimes a stepmother and an unfriendly home."
- John Dewey
(Related: Home, Nature, Mother, Man)

"I'm someone who loves to enjoy life and tries to focus on real things and real friendships. That's why I live very simply. I'm a jeans and T-shirt kind of girl. I don't spend much time fixing myself up or trying to look cool. I live like a normal person and even though I'm in a very high-profile business, I really don't let it affect the way I live."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Life, Time, Business, Focus, Trying)

"I have to remind my dad, 'Journalists - no matter how many cigars they smoke with you - are not your friends, so don't talk to them.'"
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Dad, Friends, Talk)

"I am single and childless, but I have lots of friends and I am an aunt to three lovely children."
- Kate DiCamillo
(Related: Children, Friends)

"If I want to go to a party with a few male friends, it doesn't mean I'm gay."
- Leonardo DiCaprio
(Related: Friends, Gay, Party, Want)

"I don't see why I can't have friends of both sexes without wild rumors being circulated. It's crazy."
- Leonardo DiCaprio
(Related: Being, Friends, Rumors, Sexes)

"I want to be a jerk like the rest of my friends, and have fun, and not care about the consequences, but I just can't now."
- Leonardo DiCaprio
(Related: Care, Consequences, Friends, Fun, Now, Rest, Want)

"I am friends with Demi. Don't believe anything you read."
- Leonardo DiCaprio
(Related: Friends)

"I get a friend to travel with me... I need somebody to bring me back to who I am. It's hard to be alone."
- Leonardo DiCaprio
(Related: Travel, Friend)

"I prefer ordinary girls - you know, college students, waitresses, that sort of thing. Most of the girls I go out with are just good friends. Just because I go out to the cinema with a girl, it doesn't mean we are dating."
- Leonardo DiCaprio
(Related: Dating, Cinema, College, Friends, Girls, Students)

"Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship; and pass the rosy wine."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Friendship, Wine)

"My friends are my estate."
- Emily Dickinson
(Related: Friends)

"Fortune befriends the bold."
- Emily Dickinson
(Related: Fortune)

"It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter."
- Marlene Dietrich
(Related: Friends)

"Think twice before burdening a friend with a secret."
- Marlene Dietrich
(Related: Friend)

"Strangers are exciting, their mystery never ends. But, there's nothing like looking at your own history in the faces of your friends."
- Ani DiFranco
(Related: History, Faces, Friends, Mystery, Nothing, Strangers)

"All my friends from my past would know me as Scott Diggs."
- Taye Diggs
(Related: Friends, Past)

"I admit, I have a tremendous sex drive. My boyfriend lives forty miles away."
- Phyllis Diller
(Related: Sex, Boyfriend)

"When I was twenty-two it was a lot harder to get hurt by women. It was easier for me to, you know, cheat on a girlfriend. I can't lie like that anymore."
- Matt Dillon
(Related: Women, Lie, Girlfriend, Hurt)

"I still think it would be a great mistake to go into a war without support of our friends and allies."
- John Dingell
(Related: War, Mistake, Friends, Support)

"A friend is one soul abiding in two bodies."
- Diogenes
(Related: Soul, Friend)

"As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task."
- Diogenes
(Related: Enemies, Friends, Man, Needs, Self)

"Flavor Five is a book with recipes using five ingredients to possibly be cooked in just five minutes. It will be very user-friendly for the home cook on the run."
- Rocco DiSpirito
(Related: Home, Will)

"We are constantly protecting the male ego, and it's a disservice to men. If a man has any sensitivity or intelligence, he wants to get the straight scoop from his girlfriend."
- Betty Dodson
(Related: Intelligence, Men, Girlfriend, Ego, Man, Sensitivity)

"I guess whatever maturity is there may be there because I've been keeping a journal forever. In high school my friends would make fun of me - you're doing your man diary again. So I was always trying to translate experience into words."
- Anthony Doerr
(Related: Experience, Friends, Fun, Man, Maturity, May, School, Trying, Words)

"I love making music and I'm falling in love with making records, so it's like having two girlfriends. But I can handle it."
- Snoop Dogg
(Related: Love, Music, Girlfriends)

"As virtuous men pass mildly away, and whisper to their souls to go, whilst some of their sad friends do say, the breath goes now, and some say no."
- John Donne
(Related: Men, Friends, Now, Whisper)

"I get really upset seeing my friends who are mums crying because they feel like they're not good enough. Clever, confident, kind young women all going, 'I'm ruining my child's life.'"
- Daisy Donovan
(Related: Women, Life, Friends)

"I was involved, deeply involved, in a deception... I have deceived my friends - and I had millions of them."
- Charles Van Doren
(Related: Deception, Friends)

"To be a friend of the Everglades is not necessarily to spend time wandering around out there."
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas
(Related: Time, Friend)

"To find a friend one must close one eye - to keep him, two."
- Norman Douglas
(Related: Friend, Eye)

"Many a man who thinks to found a home discovers that he has merely opened a tavern for his friends."
- Norman Douglas
(Related: Home, Friends, Man)

"Courage, my friends; 'tis not too late to build a better world."
- Tommy Douglas
(Related: Courage, Friends, World)

"The 5th Amendment is an old friend and a good friend. one of the great landmarks in men's struggle to be free of tyranny, to be decent and civilized."
- William O. Douglas
(Related: Men, Friend, Old, Struggle, Tyranny)

"I was reading through endless junk scripts that were being sent my way. Typically the roles were to play his wife or his girlfriend - leading roles for women were few and far between."
- Roma Downey
(Related: Women, Wife, Girlfriend, Being, Leading, Play, Reading)

"I loved it, it's such fun. I like that people are seeing it and then talking about it. Like when I took my son and his friends to see Napoleon Dynamite last year, we spent the next six weeks trying to explain it."
- Robert Downey, Jr.
(Related: Son, People, Friends, Fun, Talking, Trying)

"It is, I think, harder for women. I haven't quite figured it out, and all of my women friends haven't figured it out -how the hell do you do this? How do you work and have families?"
- Julia Louis Dreyfus
(Related: Women, Work, Friends, Hell)

"Last year my boyfriend gave me a painting - a very personal one. I really prefer personal gifts or ones made by someone for me. Except diamonds. That's the exception to the rule."
- Minnie Driver
(Related: Boyfriend, Gifts, Painting)

"Wherever we are, it is our friends that make our world."
- Henry Drummond
(Related: Friends, World)

"My friend had a funny remark; he told me everybody has something - some people have a big butt, some people are insecure and at least you know what it is, even if it's a lump on your head. I know I have a lump on my head."
- Karen Duffy
(Related: Funny, People, Friend)

"I love football and beer and have a normal girlfriend."
- Josh Duhamel
(Related: Love, Girlfriend, Beer, Football)

"You don't stay married for thirty-nine years because of sex or even because of love, but because your partner is a real friend to you, because they respect and regard you."
- Olympia Dukakis
(Related: Love, Sex, Friend, Respect, Years)

"To God be humble, to thy friend be kind, and with thy neighbors gladly lend and borrow; His chance tonight, it maybe thine tomorrow."
- William Dunbar
(Related: God, Friend, Chance, Neighbors, Tomorrow)

"Their term project consists of a fieldwork collection of folklore that they create by interviewing family members, friends, or anyone they can manage to persuade to serve as an informant."
- Alan Dundes
(Related: Family, Friends, Project)

"We have a group of friends of the museum who try to raise, if they can, periodically something to help us. Of course, the main thing about a building like this is its upkeep. It needs central heating and it needs central air conditioning."
- Katherine Dunham
(Related: Building, Friends, Help, Needs)

"When I'm with my friends I'm funny, but I don't feel like I'm a funny clown."
- Nora Dunn
(Related: Funny, Friends)

"There are no friends at cards or world politics."
- Finley Peter Dunne
(Related: Politics, Cards, Friends, World)

"But friends invited me to a private screening of Emmanuelle and said I'd learn a few things. But I know all the swear words. I just don't use them. So I declined."
- Irene Dunne
(Related: Friends, Words)

"Everybody smokes! Models, actresses, everyone! Don't they realize that it's gross? I understand it's an addiction, but it still pains me to see my friends do it."
- Kirsten Dunst
(Related: Addiction, Friends)

"We didn't have a TV in the living room and all my friends thought we were kind of weird. When they'd come over, my mom wanted to talk to them about current events."
- Eliza Dushku
(Related: Mom, Thought, Events, Friends, Living, Talk)

"I have always done films with friends rather than strangers."
- Sanjay Dutt
(Related: Friends, Strangers)

"As a person, I'm pretty much the same except that I've come to terms with who my real friends and supporters are. I don't get particularly friendly with new people at first go."
- Sanjay Dutt
(Related: People, First, Friends, Pretty)

"Around my own friends, I like to mess around."
- Robert Duvall
(Related: Friends)

"I felt little awkward about taking one boyfriend to see a film starring another boyfriend."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Boyfriend, Film)

"No, I did night clubs right here in Los Angeles. My partner, Phil Erickson, put me in the business, a guy from my home town, a dear friend who we just lost a couple of months ago."
- Dick Van Dyke
(Related: Home, Business, Friend, Months, Night, Right)

"A friend is what the heart needs all the time."
- Henry Van Dyke
(Related: Time, Heart, Friend, Needs)

"Chaos is a friend of mine."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: Friend, Chaos)

"Most of my stuff before CSI was kind of the jerk boyfriend, so I thought this was one of those deals, where these two have a thing going on, so we had a scene where they make out."
- George Eads
(Related: Thought, Boyfriend, Deals)

"Love between a man and a woman is founded on the mating instinct and is not free from desire and self-seeking. But to have a friend and to be true under any and all trials is the mark of a man!"
- Charles Alexander Eastman
(Related: Love, Friend, Desire, Instinct, Man, Self, Trials, Woman)

"Friendship is held to be the severest test of character. It is easy, we think, to be loyal to a family and clan, whose blood is in your own veins."
- Charles Alexander Eastman
(Related: Family, Friendship, Character, Blood)

"But to have a friend, and to be true under any and all trials, is the mark of a man!"
- Charles Eastman
(Related: Friend, Trials)

"Friendship is held to be the severest test of character."
- Charles Eastman
(Related: Friendship, Character)

"By going to the movies, and because of other things, too, going to college, making a wide variety of friends, moving around traveling, I became a lot more open-minded than the heritage I was born into might have suggested."
- Roger Ebert
(Related: Movies, College, Friends, Open, Traveling, Variety)

"I'll tell you, I think that the Internet has provided an enormous boost to film criticism by giving people an opportunity to self publish or to find sites that are friendly."
- Roger Ebert
(Related: People, Opportunity, Criticism, Film, Giving, Internet, Self)

"I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Friendship, Kings, World)

"Never exaggerate your faults, your friends will attend to that."
- Bob Edwards
(Related: Faults, Friends, Will)

"You all know that I have been sustained throughout my life by three saving graces - my family, my friends, and a faith in the power of resilience and hope. These graces have carried me through difficult times and they have brought more joy to the good times than I ever could have imagined."
- Elizabeth Edwards
(Related: Faith, Life, Power, Family, Hope, Friends, Joy)

"Sincere friendship towards God, in all who believe him to be properly an intelligent, willing being, does most apparently, directly, and strongly incline to prayer; and it no less disposes the heart strongly to desire to have our infinitely glorious."
- Jonathan Edwards
(Related: Friendship, God, Heart, Being, Desire, Prayer)

"That's free enterprise, friends: freedom to gamble, freedom to lose. And the great thing - the truly democratic thing about it - is that you don't even have to be a player to lose."
- Barbara Ehrenreich
(Related: Freedom)

"Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers and the sacrifices of his friends."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Blood, Followers, Friends, Humility, Man)

"I don't trawl record shops anymore. I usually hear music in bars or at friends' houses."
- Andrew Eldritch
(Related: Music, Friends, Houses, Shops)

"If you don't have a valentine, hang out with your girlfriends, don't go looking for someone. When it's right, they'll come to you."
- Carmen Electra
(Related: Girlfriends, Right)

"Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers."
- Charles W. Eliot
(Related: Books, Friends, Teachers)

"Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers."
- Charles William Eliot
(Related: Books, Friends, Teachers)

"Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms."
- George Eliot
(Related: Animals, Friends, Questions)

"Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage sometimes, what is the good of being friends?"
- George Eliot
(Related: Being, Friends, Nonsense, Quarrel)

"Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking."
- George Eliot
(Related: Agreement)

"Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles."
- George Eliot
(Related: Friends, Smile)

"It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of them, but words can never trace out all the fibers that knit us to the old."
- George Eliot
(Related: Love, Friends, Old, Words)

"Where minds differ and opinions swerve there is scant a friend in that company."
- Elizabeth I
(Related: Friend, Company, Opinions)

"My friend, I am going to tell you the story of my life, as you wish; and if it were only the story of my life I think I would not tell it; for what is one man that he should make much of his winters, even when they bend him like a heavy snow?"
- Black Elk
(Related: Life, Friend, Man, Snow)

"Friendships in childhood are usually a matter of chance, whereas in adolescence they are most often a matter of choice."
- David Elkind
(Related: Adolescence, Chance, Childhood, Choice)

"When it comes to federal elections law, Tom DeLay and his special-interest friends live by one set of rules, and everyone else lives by a very different set."
- Rahm Emanuel
(Related: Delay, Elections, Friends, Law, Rules)

"I remember that I used to mix with my friends who had brothers and sisters. I was an only child."
- Keith Emerson
(Related: Brothers, Friends, Sisters)

"The only way to have a friend is to be one."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Friend)

"A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Nature, Friend, May)

"A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Growth, Friends, Man)

"It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Blessings, Friends, Old)

"Friendship, like the immortality of the soul, is too good to be believed."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Friendship, Soul, Immortality)

"I have hardly any friends who aren't gay."
- Tracey Emin
(Related: Friends, Gay)

"When you're a little kid, you don't see color, and the fact that my friends were black never crossed my mind. It never became an issue until I was a teenager and started trying to rap."
- Eminem
(Related: Fact, Friends, Mind, Rap, Trying)

"A heart makes a good home for the friend."
- Yunus Emre
(Related: Home, Heart, Friend)

"If I told you about a land of love, friend, would you follow me and come?"
- Yunus Emre
(Related: Love, Friend, Land)

"I have friends that are much better actors than I am that had to quit the business because they couldn't survive the auditions or the rejections, or people just didn't realize how good they were."
- Robert Englund
(Related: Business, People, Actors, Friends)

"O friend unseen, unborn, unknown, Student of our sweet English tongue, I never indulge in poetics - Unless I am down with rheumatics."
- Quintus Ennius
(Related: Friend, English, Tongue)

"Here is he laid to whom for daring deed, nor friend nor foe could render worthy meed."
- Quintus Ennius
(Related: Friend, Deed)

"We do not so much need the help of our friends as the confidence of their help in need."
- Epicurus
(Related: Confidence, Friends, Help)

"Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship."
- Epicurus
(Related: Friendship, Wisdom, Possession)

"It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help."
- Epicurus
(Related: Confidence, Friends, Help)

"She didn't break his heart, but I feel like a man is supposed to be a man, he ain't supposed to be all involved in that. That's why she got sisters and friend for. Just show up with the ring and act right."
- Mike Epps
(Related: Heart, Friend, Act, Man, Right, Sisters)

"Every now and then you get a nice Jewish kid who likes black people and they would come in, and it would be a stream of them, and have black friends and really feel the black struggle on the acting tip and it's a reason why all of us are not dying in the movie."
- Mike Epps
(Related: People, Acting, Dying, Friends, Now, Reason, Struggle)

"Federal prison, if you get any of it, you're going to have to do 85% of it. And the reason why I called it that is because I had a friend who got sent to the federal joint and his whole... it wasn't about him being in jail. He cried about the 85%."
- Mike Epps
(Related: Friend, Being, Prison, Reason)

"No one has really ever defined what a friend is."
- Joseph Epstein
(Related: Friend)

"When I went to Philadelphia I was 26 years old and really sitting on top of the world. Family life, a professional career, plenty of friends and associates, and a good reputation, a wish list that could be the envy of many."
- Julius Erving
(Related: Family, Life, Career, Envy, Friends, Old, Reputation, World, Years)

"Writing is a lonely job unless you're a drinker, in which case you always have a friend within reach."
- Emilio Estevez
(Related: Friend, Job, Lonely, Writing)

"One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives."
- Euripides
(Related: Friend, Relatives, Worth)

"Prosperity is full of friends."
- Euripides
(Related: Friends, Prosperity)

"One does nothing who tries to console a despondent person with word. A friend is one who aids with deeds at a critical time when deeds are called for."
- Euripides
(Related: Time, Friend, Deeds, Nothing, Word)

"I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one more clever who is evil too."
- Euripides
(Related: Friend, Evil, Man)

"Friends show their love in times of trouble."
- Euripides
(Related: Love, Friends, Trouble)

"Life has no blessing like a prudent friend."
- Euripides
(Related: Life, Friend)

"In misfortune, which friend remains a friend?"
- Euripides
(Related: Friend, Misfortune)

"The U.S. views Morocco as an important friend, and we applaud your political and economic reforms that culminated with the recent parliamentary elections that were widely reported to have been conducted in a fair and open manner."
- Donald Evans
(Related: Friend, Elections, Open)

"As President Bush has said on numerous occasions, it is the government's role to create the conditions, the friendly environment, that will attract capital."
- Donald Evans
(Related: Government, Environment, President, Will)

"Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world."
- John Evelyn
(Related: Friendship, Heart, World)

"One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention."
- Clifton Paul Fadiman
(Related: Friendship, Measure)

"From a social perspective, I am looking for friends, not acolytes."
- John Fahey
(Related: Friends, Perspective)

"If you're a sports fan you realize that when you meet somebody, like a girlfriend, they kind of have to root for your team. They don't have a choice."
- Jimmy Fallon
(Related: Sports, Girlfriend, Choice)

"I'm glad now, at age 66, that I never used alcohol or tobacco... I've buried a lot of friends who used tobacco or alcohol."
- Jerry Falwell
(Related: Age, Alcohol, Friends, Now)

"I think then, when we started receiving the first of the user feedback, feedback from people that I had not specifically told about it, but had spread from friend to friend and then they were giving us feedback."
- Shawn Fanning
(Related: People, Friend, First, Giving)

"I have learned that to have a good friend is the purest of all God's gifts, for it is a love that has no exchange of payment."
- Frances Farmer
(Related: Love, God, Friend, Gifts)

"I couldn't care less about who sees my bits... My friends asked how I could do scenes like that and not get excited, but it wasn't like that. My bits looked the size of a cashew nut!"
- Colin Farrell
(Related: Care, Friends)

"Religion is more like response to a friend than it is like obedience to an expert."
- Austin Farrer
(Related: Religion, Friend, Obedience)

"Finishing a good book is like leaving a good friend."
- William Feather
(Related: Friend)

"We are a country that has many friends, many allies, when we operate in the world, we operate with friends and allies that's been true for decades and if we wind up going to war in Iraq it will be true in Iraq."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: War, Country, Friends, Iraq, Will, Wind, World)

"Oh, I see people everywhere. Some are celebs, but most of my friends are just regular people. The thing is, even celebs are normal people too. Just people."
- Corey Feldman
(Related: People, Friends)

"We went with the St. Lawrence Experience, which is run by Joe Babbitt, who is a close friend now. We went out there for 10 days and we had the best week of our lives, and we've been going back since. We've been back three times now."
- Tom Felton
(Related: Experience, Friend, Now)

"Well, my closest friends are still the ones that I went to school with, but it's nice to go to work, at the studios, and have people there that you're willing to talk to and have a good conversation with."
- Tom Felton
(Related: Work, People, Conversation, Friends, School, Talk)

"Do not make best friends with a melancholy sad soul. They always are heavily loaded, and you must bear half."
- Francois Fenelon
(Related: Soul, Friends, Melancholy)

"Over the years your bodies become walking autobiographies, telling friends and strangers alike of the minor and major stresses of your lives."
- Marilyn Ferguson
(Related: Friends, Strangers, Walking, Years)

"He's by best friend and the father of my children. He's a great ex."
- Sarah Ferguson
(Related: Father, Friend, Children)

"You are running to seek your friend. Let your feet run, but your mind need not."
- Marsilio Ficino
(Related: Friend, Feet, Mind, Running)

"Saul Bellow never took my advice when he was my friend."
- Leslie Fiedler
(Related: Friend, Advice)

"I gave up writing blurbs because you make one friend and 200 enemies."
- Leslie Fiedler
(Related: Friend, Enemies, Writing)

"One of the pleasantest things about book writing is that sometimes it brings one in touch with old friends."
- Rachel Field
(Related: Friends, Old, Writing)

"I'm still friendly with Dean. He still calls me on the phone from time to time. John Dean was fired and later ended up spending some time in prison for his role in Watergate."
- Fred F. Fielding
(Related: Time, Prison)

"Wine is a turncoat; first a friend and then an enemy."
- Henry Fielding
(Related: Friend, Enemy, First, Wine)

"A songwriter should have friends who are similarly interested; should move about in the milieu of work he has chosen for himself."
- Dorothy Fields
(Related: Work, Friends)

"I am intrigued enough to want to continue, and also to try and work with companies like Sony on modifying the cameras and making them more user-friendly and efficient."
- Mike Figgis
(Related: Work, Want)

"As a friendly one. I would still like to write concrete poems, but I can only do it sometimes."
- Ian Hamilton Finlay
(Related: Poems)

"It's always good to go against your friends, especially when you come out victorious."
- Michael Finley
(Related: Friends)

"You come on as a guest. You don't get the girl anymore. But that is our lives. You start off as the boyfriend, then you are the lover, then you are the husband, then you are the father, and then you are the grandfather."
- Albert Finney
(Related: Father, HusbBoyfriend, Guest)

"My girlfriend and I rented a nice house on the river and I was there for about two and a half months, and we were just out of Alabama. I hardly got to see Alabama."
- Albert Finney
(Related: Girlfriend, Months)

"I think it's quite extraordinary that people cast me as if I'm Warren Beatty: until I met my present wife, at the age of 35, you could name two girlfriends."
- Colin Firth
(Related: Age, Wife, People, Girlfriends, Name, Present)

"I crashed my boyfriend's birthday when I was 12 years old. He didn't invite me and so I showed up."
- Isla Fisher
(Related: Birthday, Boyfriend, Old, Years)

"President Bush will come here and there will be new "friends" of America to open a new relationship with the world, new economic fortunes for those who "liberated" them."
- Robert Fisk
(Related: America, Open, President, Will, World)

"It is in the thirties that we want friends. In the forties we know they won't save us any more than love did."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Love, Friends, Want)

"Youth doesn't need friends - it only needs crowds."
- Zelda Fitzgerald
(Related: Crowds, Friends, Needs, Youth)

"Being an only child and losing both my parents at an early age, I have found that the friends I have made over the years are the people who help me get through life, good times and bad."
- Fannie Flagg
(Related: Age, Life, People, Being, Friends, Help, Losing, Parents, Years)

"A friend who dies, it's something of you who dies."
- Gustave Flaubert
(Related: Friend)

"There are so many great things about this business. Almost everybody is on the same team. It is all for one-friendly competitiveness. No one is out to hurt anyone."
- Bobby Flay
(Related: Business, Hurt)

"I've never been out with any of the cast of Coronation Street. We're all very close friends so it's very much a professional attitude."
- Richard Fleeshman
(Related: Attitude, Friends)

"From the time I was very young, maybe five or six, I thought a lot about being an actress. I didn't tell my friends about my ambitions, though, especially when I got older, because I thought they would not receive them well. I never talked about what I wanted to do."
- Louise Fletcher
(Related: Time, Thought, Being, Friends)

"I'm close with my parents. I have a lot of acquaintances, but my very good close friends are few I can count my very good friends on one hand. And that's how I like it to be."
- Calista Flockhart
(Related: Friends, Parents)

"Have any of our friends got off the Island with their families, or what must they submit to? Despotism or destruction, I fear, is their fate."
- William Floyd
(Related: Fear, Destruction, Fate, Friends)

"The two most misused words in the entire English vocabulary are love and friendship. A true friend would die for you, so when you start trying to count them on one hand, you don't need any fingers."
- Larry Flynt
(Related: Love, Friendship, English, Trying, Vocabulary, Words)

"One of the characteristics I cherish in my friends is their childlike gullibility, and several excited minutes were spent trying to actually find this book."
- Phil Foglio
(Related: Friends, Trying)

"As it happened, I had a friend who was a good person who liked to present himself as a dreadful one. Using him as a role model, I created the first Buck Godot strip."
- Phil Foglio
(Related: Friend, First, Present)

"The United States stands with our friends in Britain as they recover from today's shock of terrorism. These barbaric acts strengthen our resolve and remind us all of the danger of complacency during our continued war on terror."
- Mark Foley
(Related: War, Danger, Friends, states, Terror, Terrorism, Today, United)

"I like being scared every now and then, I like the suspense and the thrills. Nothing like taking a girlfriend to a movie and holding her hand while she jumps."
- Scott Foley
(Related: Girlfriend, Being, Nothing, Now, Suspense)

"Brando's a family friend. His mother gave my father a shot to be in a play at the Omaha Community Playhouse. That was the first production he was in."
- Peter Fonda
(Related: Family, Mother, Father, Friend, Community, First, Play, Production)

"Nothing is as dangerous as an ignorant friend; a wise enemy is to be preferred."
- Jean de La Fontaine
(Related: Friend, Enemy, Nothing)

"Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable."
- Jean de La Fontaine
(Related: Friend, Discretion, Enemy, Nothing)

"Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer."
- Jean de La Fontaine
(Related: Friendship, Love)

"Everyone calls himself a friend, but only a fool relies on it; nothing is commoner than the name, nothing rarer than the thing."
- Jean de La Fontaine
(Related: Friend, Fool, Name, Nothing)

"Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life."
- Jean de La Fontaine
(Related: Friendship, Life, Evening, Shadow, Sun)

"I have a friend that has five kids and she went through a trial separation with her husband, and she didn't have time to be upset. Every now and then, she'd call me on the cell phone and just cry."
- Faith Ford
(Related: Time, HusbFriend, Kids, Now, Separation)

"William Holden and I weren't just good friends. He was my very best friend. I feel his loss very much still."
- Glenn Ford
(Related: Friend, Friends, Loss)

"All my friends were going off to be professionals, and I said I wanted to be an actor."
- Harrison Ford
(Related: Actor, Friends, professionals)

"My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me."
- Henry Ford
(Related: Friend)

"People tell me they laughed hard enough to wake their spouses, that they've given away numerous copies to friends, and that it's the one Trek book they'll give to people they wouldn't expect to like others."
- John M. Ford
(Related: People, Friends)

"Acting in anger and hatred throughout my life, I frequently precipitated what I feared most, the loss of friendships and the need to rely upon the very people I'd abused."
- Luke Ford
(Related: Anger, Life, People, Acting, Hatred, Loss)

"It's a mood record. Like one night you're going to be down in the dumps depressed because you're thinking about your ex-boyfriend and the next moment you're gonna be like screw him you know? And the next one you're saying to yourself "God I'm in love.""
- Willa Ford
(Related: Love, Night, Saying, Thinking)

"I'd come out to Los Angeles for a vacation to see a friend and just fell in love with it."
- Claire Forlani
(Related: Love, Friend, Vacation)

"I have had five phenomenal children, a great husband and, even though we are separated, we are good friends."
- Maureen Forrester
(Related: HusbChildren, Friends)

"I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Idea, Friend, Hope, Causes, Country, Hate)

"If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Friend, Hope, Country)

"I never could get on with representative individuals but people who existed on their own account and with whom it might therefore be possible to be friends."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: People, Friends)

"The final test for a novel will be our affection for it, as it is the test of our friends, and of anything else which we cannot define."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Affection, Friends, Will)

"The steady discipline of intimate friendship with Jesus results in men becoming like Him."
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
(Related: Friendship, Men, Discipline, Results)

"Let me live in a house by the side of the road and be a friend to man."
- Sam Walter Foss
(Related: Friend, Man, Road)

"Directors are never in short supply of girlfriends."
- Bob Fosse
(Related: Girlfriends)

"I want to be inspiring to myself, to my kids, my family, and my friends."
- Jodie Foster
(Related: Family, Friends, Inspiring, Kids, Want)

"One of the great things personally coming to Hawai'i is my friendship of Jim Nicholson."
- Dan Fouts
(Related: Friendship)

"I'm the biggest nerd - I love comic books and stuff like that! I don't have any friends who are actresses. I only had one girlfriend when I was growing up. Most of my friends were boys. I was such a tomboy. I enjoyed doing guy things."
- Megan Fox
(Related: Love, Girlfriend, Books, Boys, Friends, Growing up)

"I have no friends and I never leave my house."
- Megan Fox
(Related: Friends)

"I really enjoy having sex, and that's offensive to some people. Women are the quickest to call other women sluts, which is sad. I haven't met a lot of men who've said, "You like having sex? What a dirty whore you are!". That's because they wish their wives or girlfriends would have more sex with them."
- Megan Fox
(Related: Men, Women, Sex, People, Girlfriends, Wives)

"I like the bad-boy types. Generally the guy I'm attracted to is the guy in the club with all the tattoos and nail polish. He's usually the lead singer in a punk band and plays guitar. But my serious boyfriends are relatively clean-cut, nice guys. So it's strange."
- Megan Fox
(Related: Guitar, Punk)

"I say, If everybody in this house lives where it's God first, friends and family second and you third, we won't ever have an argument."
- Jeff Foxworthy
(Related: Family, God, Argument, First, Friends)

"A girl's legs are her best friends... but even the best of friends must part."
- Redd Foxx
(Related: Friends)

"If one of two lovers is loyal, and the other jealous and false, how may their friendship last, for Love is slain!"
- Marie de France
(Related: Friendship, Love, Lovers, May)

"Trouble is a sieve through which we sift our acquaintances. Those too big to pass through are our friends."
- Arlene Francis
(Related: Friends, Trouble)

"There wasn't much around. After the shows, we would go to an Italian restaurant that a friend of ours owned and so I didn't get a chance to see much. Actually, that holds true of most places I've been."
- Connie Francis
(Related: Friend, Chance)

"Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Enemies, Friends)

"Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Friend)

"When befriended, remember it; when you befriend, forget it."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Forget)

"There are three faithful friends - an old wife, an old dog, and ready money."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Money, Wife, Friends, Old)

"We get these overzealous young men and their girlfriends. It's happened occasionally where one of them will lean up against the front of the stage and the guy is behind her, and it starts off as just dancing and then it gets into something more."
- Chris Frantz
(Related: Men, Dancing, Girlfriends, Will)

"The clue to book jacket photography is to look friendly and approachable, but not too glamorous."
- Antonia Fraser
(Related: Photography)

"I'm starting to judge success by the time I have for myself, the time I spend with family and friends. My priorities aren't amending; they're shifting."
- Brendan Fraser
(Related: Family, Success, Time, Friends, Priorities)

"I lie around the floor with my cats Billy and Jazz or watch DVDs with my best friends."
- Cathy Freeman
(Related: Lie, Cats, Friends, Jazz)

"I have a friend who, if she has a bad hair day, it affects her whole mood because it is part of her sexuality, her confidence. I don't have that problem any more."
- Cathy Freeman
(Related: Friend, Confidence, Day, Hair, Sexuality)

"The guys in my band are good friends on and off the stage. The band members that I have now is probably the best band that I have ever had."
- Ace Frehley
(Related: Friends, Now)

"I asked my daughter when she was 16, What's the buzz on the street with the kids? She's going, to be honest, Dad, most of my friends aren't into Kiss. But they've all been told that it's the greatest show on Earth."
- Ace Frehley
(Related: Dad, Kiss, Daughter, Earth, Friends, Kids)

"I went to my friend's house one day, and he had an electric guitar he had just bought with a tiny little amp. I turned the volume up to 10 and I hit one chord, and I said, I'm in love."
- Ace Frehley
(Related: Love, Friend, Day, Guitar)

"Why do we go around acting as though everything was friendship and reliability when basically everything everywhere is full of sudden hate and ugliness?"
- Anna Freud
(Related: Friendship, Acting, Hate, Ugliness)

"Somebody asked my friend Bob Seger, Why do you think the Eagles broke up? He said, Hotel California."
- Glenn Frey
(Related: Friend, Eagles)

"To me, horror is when I see somebody lying. I mean a person I know. A friend. And he's telling me something that I accept. And then suddenly, as he or she is telling it, there's something that gives them away. They're not telling me the truth."
- Jonathan Frid
(Related: Truth, Friend, Horror, Lying)

"It took so much of the tension out of me that my friends and family won't see me on this show."
- Jonathan Frid
(Related: Family, Friends, Tension)

"A Code of Honor: Never approach a friend's girlfriend or wife with mischief as your goal. There are just too many women in the world to justify that sort of dishonorable behavior. Unless she's really attractive."
- Bruce Jay Friedman
(Related: Women, Wife, Friend, Girlfriend, Goal, Behavior, World)

"Never be possessive. If a female friend lets on that she is going out with another man, be kind and understanding. If she says she would like to go out with the Dallas Cowboys, including the coaching staff, the same rule applies."
- Bruce Jay Friedman
(Related: Friend, Coaching, Cowboys, Man, Understanding)

"Every friend of freedom must be as revolted as I am by the prospect of turning the United States into an armed camp, by the vision of jails filled with casual drug users and of an army of enforcers empowered to invade the liberty of citizens on slight evidence."
- Milton Friedman
(Related: Friend, Vision, Army, Freedom, Liberty, states, United)

"The news is the one thing the networks can point to with pride. Everything else they do is crap, and they know it."
- Fred W. Friendly
(Related: News, Pride)

"TV is bigger than any story it reports. It's the greatest teaching tool since the printing press."
- Fred W. Friendly
(Related: Press, Printing, Teaching)

"Television makes so much at its worst that it can't afford to do its best."
- Fred W. Friendly
(Related: Television)

"A composite is a euphemism for a lie. It's disorderly. It's dishonest and it's not journalism."
- Fred W. Friendly
(Related: Lie, Journalism)

"Television was supposed to be a national park. Instead it has become a money machine. It's a commodity now, just like pork bellies."
- Fred W. Friendly
(Related: Money, Machine, Now, Television)

"When you say a friend has a sense of humor do you mean that he makes you laugh, or that he can make you laugh?"
- Max Frisch
(Related: Humor, Friend, Sense)

"Chris Cutler was kind enough to offer his company as an umbrella, so now I can have all my back catalogue under one roof as it were, and it has the same feeling as with Daniel; this is a matter between friends rather than businessmen."
- Fred Frith
(Related: Company, Feeling, Friends, Now)

"I remember playing football dressed in peculiar costumes with some friends in France and laughing so hard we couldn't even stand up, let alone kick the ball."
- Fred Frith
(Related: Football, France, Friends)

"I think things changed as a result of a certain perception of our politics. When we went through our zealous, self-righteous period it didn't exactly win us any friends."
- Fred Frith
(Related: Politics, Perception, Friends, Result, Self)

"To balance China, the democracies will need new friends - and India with its fast-growing economy, youthful population, and democratic politics seems the obvious candidate."
- David Frum
(Related: Politics, Balance, Economy, Friends, Obvious, Population, Will)

"For me my friendship with Omar Rodriguez from Mars Volta that friendship really means a lot to me because he's another creative person who works as hard as I do."
- John Frusciante
(Related: Friendship)

"Personally, I'd never seen a graphic novel. I knew they existed because friends of mine like Jonathan Ross collect them and some very literate and intelligent people really rate the graphic novel as a form."
- Stephen Fry
(Related: People, Friends)

"He's my friend that speaks well of me behind my back."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Friend)

"If you have one true friend you have more than your share."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Friend)

"There is a scarcity of friendship, but not of friends."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Friendship)

"A good friend is my nearest relation."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Friend)

"No man can be happy without a friend, nor be sure of his friend till he is unhappy."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Friend, Man)

"My dear friend Jimmie Dodd was the heart and the soul of The Mickey Mouse Club."
- Annette Funicello
(Related: Soul, Heart, Friend, Mouse)

"I've become friends with Michael Mann and Oliver Stone; I've seen those guys work and that was great to see."
- Antoine Fuqua
(Related: Work, Friends)

"If you want to keep something concealed from your enemy, don't disclose it to your friend."
- Solomon Ibn Gabirol
(Related: Friend, Enemy, Want)

"My friend is he who will tell me my faults in private."
- Solomon Ibn Gabirol
(Related: Friend, Faults, Will)

"If you are not being bullied all I would say - cause I like to talk about the other side of it as well - is you know, be someone that nurtures, and if there's someone in your class that maybe doesn't have a lot of friends, be the person that sits with them in the cafeteria sometimes; be the bigger person."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Being, Cause, Class, Friends, Talk)

"I was performing in New York and my friends started to call me Gaga, they said I was very theatrical and they said, 'You're Gaga'."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Friends)

"I can't wait for my little sisters to start dating, because it will really be fun to pick on their boyfriends."
- David Gallagher
(Related: Dating, Fun, Sisters, Will)

"I wish I could go to the school where my close friends go, but I obviously can't. The good thing is, they're really good about inviting me to all the football games and all that stuff. So I end up having an adopted team spirit for a school I don't go to."
- David Gallagher
(Related: End, Football, Friends, Games, School, Spirit)

"I'm more into beats than rhymes. I'm a huge fan of anything touched by the Neptunes. Dancing is kind of my thing. I go out with my friends as often as I can on the weekends, and I'm always drawn to girls with rhythm."
- David Gallagher
(Related: Dancing, Friends, Girls)

"In an attempt to amuse my friends and family, I would do impressions of Dean Martin, singing Everybody Loves Somebody. I secretly really enjoyed singing the song."
- Peter Gallagher
(Related: Family, Friends, Martin, Singing, Song)

"Modern science, then, so far from being an enemy of romance, is seen on every hand to be its sympathetic and resourceful friend, its swift and irresistible helper in its serious need, and an indulgent minister to its lighter fancies."
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Related: Science, Romance, Friend, Being, Enemy)

"I came to declare that I am a friend to Arabs, at a time when it is not easy to be friend to Arabs, because nowadays those who have ambitions and interests would not befriend Arab."
- George Galloway
(Related: Time, Friend)

"It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Business, Religion, Enemy, Friends)

"The good man is the friend of all living things."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Friend, Living, Man)

"You don't have to be married to have a good friend as your partner for life."
- Greta Garbo
(Related: Life, Friend)

"I don't know if it's how I speak or what it is about me that presents that sort of label, but I don't know how many times I have to be out in public with a girlfriend to stop that from being said."
- Jeff Garcia
(Related: Girlfriend, Being, Public)

"Yes, the meeting of dear friends atones for the regret of separation; and like it so much enhances affection, that after absence one wonders how one has been able to stay away from them so long."
- Marguerite Gardiner
(Related: Absence, Affection, Friends, Meeting, Regret, Separation, Wonders)

"When Paul and I were first friends, starting in the sixth grade and seventh grade, we would sing a little together and we would make up radio shows and become disc jockeys on our home wire recorder. And then came rock and roll."
- Art Garfunkel
(Related: Home, First, Friends)

"The craziest thing I did to get a guy to notice me was going out with his best friend. It worked - he did notice me - but I don't recommend it."
- Jennie Garth
(Related: Friend)

"I regard the Klan, the Anglo-Saxon clubs and White American societies, as far as the Negro is concerned, as better friends of the race than all other groups of hypocritical whites put together."
- Marcus Garvey
(Related: American, Friends, Race)

"In the name of the United States and President Bush, I want to thank the Mexican people, President Fox and his government for their friendship."
- Tony Garza
(Related: Friendship, Government, People, Name, President, states, United, Want)

"I've had to deal with everything but everyone has helped me, including Sir Alex Ferguson, to get through. George Best was a good friend of mine. We loved each other, we both knew where we were coming from."
- Paul Gascoigne
(Related: Friend)

"A wise parent humors the desire for independent action, so as to become the friend and advisor when his absolute rule shall cease."
- Elizabeth Gaskell
(Related: Friend, Action, Desire)

"No nation has friends only interests."
- Charles de Gaulle
(Related: Friends, Nation)

"In the tumult of men and events, solitude was my temptation; now it is my friend. What other satisfaction can be sought once you have confronted History?"
- Charles de Gaulle
(Related: History, Men, Friend, Events, Now, Satisfaction, Solitude, Temptation)

"A great country worthy of the name does not have any friends."
- Charles de Gaulle
(Related: Country, Friends, Name)

"It is difficult to obtain the friendship of a cat. It is a philosophical animal... one that does not place its affections thoughtlessly."
- Theophile Gautier
(Related: Friendship)

"If you are worthy of its affection, a cat will be your friend but never your slave."
- Theophile Gautier
(Related: Friend, Affection, Will)

"A cat will be your friend, but never your slave."
- Theophile Gautier
(Related: Friend, Will)

"On the choice of friends, Our good or evil name depends."
- John Gay
(Related: Choice, Evil, Friends, Name)

"An open foe may prove a curse, but a pretended friend is worse."
- John Gay
(Related: Friend, May, Open)

"HIV infection and AIDS is growing - but so too is public apathy. We have already lost too many friends and colleagues."
- David Geffen
(Related: Apathy, Friends, Public)

"But I think Prozac is a lethal drug, I've several friends just haven't made it by taking Prozac."
- Bob Geldof
(Related: Friends)

"A great wind swept over the ghetto, carrying away shame, invisibility and four centuries of humiliation. But when the wind dropped people saw it had been only a little breeze, friendly, almost gentle."
- Jean Genet
(Related: People, Shame, Wind)

"My mother and father were fantastic, very active. I find it difficult to say this, but I'm quite a loving person and I've always been loving to my friends. In the long run, that pays off. I'm very interested in other people, and if you are, they're interested in you."
- Boy George
(Related: Mother, Father, People, Friends)

"I think people could be a bit friendlier. The only real contact you have with people is when they're annoyed if you've had a party - you know, it's been a bit too noisy for them or something."
- Boy George
(Related: People, Party)

"I don't have any blonde friends."
- Gina Gershon
(Related: Friends)

"A lot of my friends are struggling musicians. Being a struggling actor, it's just frustrating because you're not allowed to do what you want to do."
- Gina Gershon
(Related: Actor, Being, Friends, Musicians, Want)

"And we had a DJ - my childhood friend from Chicago came to be the DJ at our party out in LA. It was a party, rockin' and rolling, and it was dancing and fun. For me it was different; just to have family with us."
- Jami Gertz
(Related: Family, Friend, Chicago, Childhood, Dancing, Fun, Party)

"Jack Dempsey and I became friends in the very early 1920s."
- Paul Getty
(Related: Friends)

"During the 1950s, Aristotle Onassis and I formed what grew to be a close friendship and association in several business ventures."
- Paul Getty
(Related: Business, Friendship)

"I have always enjoyed the company of women and have formed deep and long-lasting friendships with many of them."
- Paul Getty
(Related: Women, Company, Deep)

"A good quartet is like a good conversation among friends interacting to each other's ideas."
- Stan Getz
(Related: Ideas, Conversation, Friends)

"One of the biggest problems out there that I hear from my friends in the business community is that there's no lending, that it's tough to get a loan today."
- Alexi Giannoulias
(Related: Business, Community, Friends, Problems, Today)

"I understand by this passion the union of desire, friendship, and tenderness, which is inflamed by a single female, which prefers her to the rest of her sex, and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being."
- Edward Gibbon
(Related: Happiness, Friendship, Sex, Being, Desire, Passion, Possession, Rest, Tenderness)

"A friend in the War Office warned me that I was in Kitchener's black books, and that orders had been given for my arrest next time I appeared in France."
- Philip Gibbs
(Related: Time, War, Friend, Books, France, Office)

"Your friend is your needs answered."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Friend, Needs)

"In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Friendship, Heart, Dew, Laughter, Sharing, Sweetness)

"Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Friendship, Purpose, Spirit)

"A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand. Is not the mountain far more awe-inspiring and more clearly visible to one passing through the valley than to those who inhabit the mountain?"
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Friend)

"Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Friendship, Opportunity, Responsibility)

"I owe much to my friends; but, all things considered, it strikes me that I owe even more to my enemies. The real person springs life under a sting even better than under a caress."
- Andre Gide
(Related: Life, Enemies, Friends)

"I had three stages of knowing Wellington Mara. He was my boss for a long time and he was a father figure. And finally, as we got older, he was my friend."
- Frank Gifford
(Related: Time, Boss, Father, Friend)

"I should just put it bluntly, because we're all sort of friends here now - it's exceedingly likely that my greatest success is behind me. Oh, so Jesus, what a thought! You know that's the kind of thought that could lead a person to start drinking gin at nine o'clock in the morning, and I don't want to go there."
- Elizabeth Gilbert
(Related: Success, Thought, Drinking, Friends, Now, Want)

"What good is a friend if you can't make an enemy of him?"
- William Gillette
(Related: Friend, Enemy)

"John Cleese was with a group called Cambridge Circus, who had come to New York, and we became friends. Years later that produced a certain team effort."
- Terry Gilliam
(Related: Effort, Friends, Years)

"When the mother of the race is free, we shall have a better world, by the easy right of birth and by the calm, slow, friendly forces of evolution."
- Charlotte Perkins Gilman
(Related: Mother, Evolution, Race, Right, World)

"Laws are applied to enemies, but only interpreted as regards friends."
- Giovanni Giolitti
(Related: Enemies, Friends, Laws)

"The first time I read an excellent work, it is to me just as if I gained a new friend; and when I read over a book I have perused before, it resembles the meeting of an old one."
- George Gissing
(Related: Time, Work, Friend, First, Meeting, Old)

"We are bound to lose Ireland in consequence of years of cruelty, stupidity and misgovernment and I would rather lose her as a friend than as a foe."
- William E. Gladstone
(Related: Friend, Cruelty, Ireland, Stupidity, Years)

"Live so that your friends can defend you but never have to."
- Arnold H. Glasow
(Related: Friends)

"A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down."
- Arnold H. Glasow
(Related: Friend)

"We can teach a lot of things, but if the teacher can't relate by talking to a group of friendly students, he'll never be a competent teacher."
- William Glasser
(Related: Students, Talking)

"Caring for but never trying to own may be a further way to define friendship."
- William Glasser
(Related: Friendship, Caring, May, Trying)

"Don't marry someone you would not be friends with if there was no sex between you."
- William Glasser
(Related: Sex, Friends)

"Every single major push in education has made it worse and right now it's really bad because everything we've done is de-humanizing education. It's destroying the possibility of the teacher and the student having a warm, friendly, intellectual relationship."
- William Glasser
(Related: Education, Possibility, Now, Right)

"Everybody needs one essential friend."
- William Glasser
(Related: Friend, Needs)

"Prior to being allowed to enter the profession, prospective teachers should be asked to talk with a group of friendly students for at least half an hour and be able to engage them in an interesting conversation about any subject the prospective teacher wants to talk about."
- William Glasser
(Related: Being, Conversation, Profession, Students, Talk, Teachers)

"Technically, I've been retired for some time now. All I ever do is occasionally write songs for friends, such as one, for a friend who had just turned 80. I wrote a song for him called, The First 80 Years are The Hardest."
- Tom Glazer
(Related: Time, Friend, First, Friends, Now, Song, Songs, Years)

"I published, privately, a collection of my serious poetry I had written over the years. I only published 50 copies, which I gave to friends, in a special deluxe edition. It was ridiculously expensive but I'm glad that I did it."
- Tom Glazer
(Related: Poetry, Friends, Years)

"Science arose from poetry... when times change the two can meet again on a higher level as friends."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Change, Science, Poetry, Friends)

"All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Life, Friend, Theory)

"It is better to be deceived by one's friends than to deceive them."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Friends)

"I can tell you, honest friend, what to believe: believe life; it teaches better that book or orator."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Life, Friend)

"My friend Ed Begley goes fishing. It's a little smelly to me, I don't like it so much. I like to eat fish, but I don't like to catch them."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Friend, Fish, Fishing)

"I travel for work, but recently, friends said I should take major trips."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Travel, Work, Friends)

"The higher mental development of woman, the less possible it is for her to meet a congenial male who will see in her, not only sex, but also the human being, the friend, the comrade and strong individuality, who cannot and ought not lose a single trait of her character."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Sex, Development, Friend, Character, Being, Individuality, Will, Woman)

"Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Friendship, Love, Commerce)

"Pity and friendship are two passions incompatible with each other."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Friendship, Pity)

"I love everything that's old, - old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Love, Books, Friends, Manners, Old, Wine)

"Nixon was the most dishonest individual I have ever met in my life. He lied to his wife, his family, his friends, his colleagues in the Congress, lifetime members of his own political party, the American people and the world."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Family, Life, Wife, People, American, Congress, Friends, Nixon, Party, World)

"In my almost ten years in the House of Representatives, I have voted consistently to allow companies to drill for oil and natural gas in environmentally friendly ways."
- Virgil Goode
(Related: Oil, Years)

"I think Taj and Nina were better friends, because they get along, they have a lot of fun and they laugh. But it seems that Nina and Jack really hit it off. Nina really fell in love with Jack. there's a lot of chemistry between them!"
- Delta Goodrem
(Related: Love, Friends, Fun)

"I knew there were a lot of friends out there, and I wanted to be with them."
- Ekaterina Gordeeva
(Related: Friends)

"I studied German at school. I lived in Berlin for two years and had a German girlfriend for five years, so I don't find speaking German particularly difficult. Singing was slightly more difficult."
- Martin Gore
(Related: Girlfriend, School, Singing, Years)

"Everybody, my friend, everybody lives for something better to come. That's why we want to be considerate of every man - Who knows what's in him, why he was born and what he can do?"
- Maxim Gorky
(Related: Friend, Man, Want)

"It was very hard for all of us. It's still very hard. The anniversary of his death just passed, and every single one of his friends, still, after all these years... it's unbelievable."
- Eydie Gorme
(Related: Death, Friends, Years)

"I don't like schools. And I mean, you have to call on all your friends to get them into their schools."
- Eydie Gorme
(Related: Friends, Schools)

"With money, who needs friends?"
- Frank Gorshin
(Related: Money, Friends, Needs)

"I have a friend that is a WWII buff, and we sat and talked a lot about stuff like the war and the reasons behind it, and you now it's all in the uniform. Once you're in it, it usually does all the work for you."
- Ryan Gosling
(Related: War, Work, Friend, Now)

"After 4 years on NYPD Blue it has been nice to have the summer off and spend time with family and friends. There are a few projects I am interested in and plan to be working this fall."
- Mark-Paul Gosselaar
(Related: Family, Time, Friends, Projects, Summer, Years)

"Ali and I have become friends over the years. I was on a plane with him one time when he was the champion."
- Robert Goulet
(Related: Time, Friends, Years)

"Hey, I've been doing what I do for a long time, my friend."
- Robert Goulet
(Related: Time, Friend)

"The only good thing about going to the fights is you can go into the green room and you can see some of your old friends that you haven't seen in a long time."
- Robert Goulet
(Related: Time, Friends, Old)

"A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends."
- Baltasar Gracian
(Related: Enemies, Fool, Friends, Man)

"Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil."
- Baltasar Gracian
(Related: Friendship, Life, Evil)

"Have friends. 'Tis a second existence."
- Baltasar Gracian
(Related: Existence, Friends)

"True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island... to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing."
- Baltasar Gracian
(Related: Friendship, Life, Fortune)

"I've made out more this season on a family-friendly show than ever in my actual life."
- Lauren Graham
(Related: Life, Family)

"Conservatives have a different view of a lot of issues versus our friends on the other side. The election determines how that shakes out."
- Lindsey Graham
(Related: Friends)

"No one has a closest friend in Hollywood."
- Sheilah Graham
(Related: Friend, Hollywood)

"Independence is all very well, but we animals never allow our friends to make fools of themselves beyond a certain limit; and that limit you've reached."
- Kenneth Grahame
(Related: Animals, Fools, Friends, Independence)