Quotes and Sayings about Friends



"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)

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

"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)

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

"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)

"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)

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

"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)

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

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

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

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

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

"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)

"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)

"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)

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

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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 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)

"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)

"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)

"Friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling as any other fragile and precious thing."
- Randolph Bourne
"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

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

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

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

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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 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)

"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)

"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 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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

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

"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)

"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)

"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)

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

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

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

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

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

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

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

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

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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
"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 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)

"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)

"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 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)

"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 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)

"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 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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

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

"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)

"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)

"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 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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"Prosperity is full of friends."
- Euripides
(Related: Friends, Prosperity)

"Friends show their love in times of trouble."
- Euripides
(Related: Love, Friends, Trouble)

"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)

"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 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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"It's always good to go against your friends, especially when you come out victorious."
- Michael Finley
(Related: Friends)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer."
- Jean de La Fontaine
(Related: Friendship, Love)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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 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)

"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)

"Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Enemies, Friends)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"There is a scarcity of friendship, but not of friends."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Friendship)

"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 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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"No nation has friends only interests."
- Charles de Gaulle
(Related: Friends, Nation)

"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)

"On the choice of friends, Our good or evil name depends."
- John Gay
(Related: Choice, Evil, Friends, Name)

"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)

"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 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)

"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)

"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)

"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 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)

"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)

"Laws are applied to enemies, but only interpreted as regards friends."
- Giovanni Giolitti
(Related: Enemies, Friends, Laws)

"Live so that your friends can defend you but never have to."
- Arnold H. Glasow
(Related: Friends)

"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)

"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)

"It is better to be deceived by one's friends than to deceive them."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Friends)

"I travel for work, but recently, friends said I should take major trips."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Travel, Work, Friends)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"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)

"Life goes by really fast, and it seems that there are times when you're burying a lot of friends and family. And then there are times that feel really precious and everybody is doing okay. This is one of those times."
- Amy Grant
(Related: Life, Family, Friends)

"I think there's a natural chemistry between us as friends; and there's really no separation between the rapport that we feel when we're in conversation and when we're playing music, it's one in the same."
- Benny Green
(Related: Music, Conversation, Friends, Rapport, Separation)

"When somebody gives up their friends and everything they do just to be with a person, they wake up miserable one day. They're denying themselves for no real reason other than they think that's the thing to do."
- Brian Austin Green
(Related: Day, Friends, Reason)

"It's all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family."
- Philip Green
(Related: Family, Life, Work, Quality, Balance, Friends)

"Kids are finding out about the potential for discovery online from other sources; many of them have computers at home, for instance, or their friends have them."
- Daniel Greenberg
(Related: Computers, Home, Discovery, Friends, Kids, Potential)

"For a while, even in the house of good friends for dinner or for cocktails, they would really be upset. They thought I had single-handedly destroyed the best phone service in the world."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: Thought, Friends, Service, World)

"The rest of the band were basically friends, So it was me following them around and begging them to let me be in their band for two or three years. And they finally let me in on the harmonica, actually, and then the keyboards, and finally the guitar."
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: Friends, Guitar, Rest, Years)

"Steve produced Girls Grow Up Faster Than Boys and one more. Then he and I wrote a few songs together and became good friends. He was a talented producer."
- Jimmy Griffin
(Related: Boys, Friends, Girls, Songs)

"I have friends who are going through chemotherapy, and they make the darkest, most hideous cancer jokes you've ever heard."
- Kathy Griffin
(Related: Cancer, Friends, Jokes)

"The thing that cracks me up is how these reality characters start out thrilled and excited just to be on television, and how they move to thinking they are as big as the Friends."
- Kathy Griffin
(Related: Friends, Reality, Television, Thinking)

"Mike Judge, who I've become friends with over the years never took himself seriously as an artist."
- Bill Griffith
(Related: Artist, Friends, Years)

"I appeal to you, my friends, as mothers: are you willing to enslave your children? You stare back with horror and indignation at such questions. But why, if slavery is not wrong to those upon whom it is imposed?"
- Angelina Grimke
(Related: Children, Friends, Horror, Questions, Slavery, Wrong)

"I've just started school again, and it was a bit strange to start off with; it took me three or four days to get used to it. My friends have been great, they've been treating me normally."
- Rupert Grint
(Related: Friends, School)

"With my friends, I don't feel pressure to be someone other than who I am."
- Judith Guest
(Related: Friends, Pressure)

"Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them."
- Francesco Guicciardini
(Related: Chance, Friends, Nothing, Worth)

"Don't tell your friends about your indigestion. "How are you" is a greeting, not a question."
- Arthur Guiterman
(Related: Friends, Indigestion, Question)

"As many of you know I travel a good bit and do not get to see my friends and family as much as I would like."
- Natalie Gulbis
(Related: Family, Travel, Friends)

"I had assumed that I would age with all my friends growing old around me, dying off very gradually one by one. And here was a plague that cut them off so early."
- Thom Gunn
(Related: Age, Dying, Friends, Old)

"If you want to lose your faith, make friends with a priest."
- G. I. Gurdjieff
(Related: Faith, Friends, Want)

"And while God had work for Paul, he found him friends both in court and prison. Let persecutors send saints to prison, God can provide a keeper for their turn."
- William Gurnall
(Related: Work, God, Court, Friends, Prison, Saints)

"I'd rather have friends who care than friends who agree with me."
- Arlo Guthrie
(Related: Care, Friends)

"A gay man can be friends with a straight man. That can happen."
- Steve Guttenberg
(Related: Friends, Gay, Man)

"You never know who's going to become your friend. Friends are always chance meetings."
- Steve Guttenberg
(Related: Friend, Chance, Friends, Meetings)

"The building of friendship, family, community and love is complicated. We are so isolated in this country, no longer supported by tribes and villages."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: Love, Family, Friendship, Building, Community, Country)

"If one is desperate for love, I suggest looking at one's friends and family and see if love is all around. If not, get a new set of friends, a new family."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: Family, Love, Friends)

"I grew up in a family where many of our close friends were gay couples. As well as that, every man goes through a period of thinking they're attracted to another guy."
- Jake Gyllenhaal
(Related: Family, Friends, Gay, Man, Thinking)

"You are almost not free, if you are teaching a group of graduate students, to become friends with one of them. I don't mean anything erotically charged, just a friendship."
- Marilyn Hacker
(Related: Friendship, Students, Teaching)

"My second wife Bonnie Owens and I worked together after we divorced for a period of maybe 20 years. And I managed to stay friends with another wife. And then there's one that I don't mess with. Everybody's got one of those."
- Merle Haggard
(Related: Wife, Friends, Years)

"The making of friends who are real friends, is the best token we have of a man's success in life."
- Edward Everett Hale
(Related: Life, Success, Friends, Man)

"We're having a blast. Just four friends getting together."
- Alex Van Halen
(Related: Friends)

"15 years later, it's all the TV stars with the film deals, whether it's the cast of Friends or That '70s Show now with Ashton and other people doing stuff."
- Anthony Michael Hall
(Related: People, Deals, Film, Friends, Now, Stars, Years)

"My two favorite things about being a pro player are Sunday afternoons being able to excite many fans and the money because I get to treat my family and friends and myself to nice things."
- Dante Hall
(Related: Family, Money, Being, Fans, Favorite, Friends)

"When I talked to my medical friends about the strange silence on this subject in American medical magazines and textbooks, I gained the impression that here was a subject tainted with Socialism or with feminine sentimentality for the poor."
- Alice Hamilton
(Related: Medical, Impression, American, Friends, Poor, Sentimentality, Silence, Socialism)

"My characters surprise me constantly. My characters are like my friends - I can give them advice, but they don't have to take it. If your characters are real, then they surprise you, just like real people."
- Laurell K. Hamilton
(Related: People, Advice, Friends)

"Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Friendship, Loneliness, Needs, Solitude, Words)

"What we do every night is we change out the set list as much as we can to make sure that (fans can) go home and tell their friends they experienced something unique and cool."
- Isaac Hanson
(Related: Change, Home, Friends, Night)

"I have no trouble with my enemies. I can take care of my enemies in a fight. But my friends, my goddamned friends, they're the ones who keep me walking the floor at nights!"
- Warren G. Harding
(Related: Care, Enemies, Fight, Friends, Trouble, Walking)

"Only solitary men know the full joys of friendship. Others have their family; but to a solitary and an exile his friends are everything."
- Warren G. Harding
(Related: Men, Friendship, Family)

"But I just felt at one point that I was on a hamster wheel, you know? Just doing movie after movie and thinking so much about career related things and I think missing out on hanging with my friends and family as much I needed to."
- Woody Harrelson
(Related: Family, Career, Friends, Thinking)

"I had some really dear friends who died from AIDS-one in particular. His family wasn't around and he didn't have many friends. I spent a lot of time with him in his later days."
- Ed Harris
(Related: Family, Time, Friends)

"John Schlesinger had one of his friends designing it and he had never done a film before. Ten days before it started, they didn't have any costumes. I was rung up and joined up."
- Julie Harris
(Related: Film, Friends)

"I wish that my husband's friends had left him where he is, happy and contented in retirement."
- Anna Harrison
(Related: HusbFriends, Retirement)

"But I always held my music up and protected it from compromise. So I just do it for my friends. I've written hundreds of songs, and I'm sure I have a few albums worth of songs."
- Gregory Harrison
(Related: Music, Compromise, Friends, Songs, Worth)

"Marriage, for a woman at least, hampers the two things that made life to me glorious - friendship and learning."
- Jane Harrison
(Related: Friendship, Life, Marriage, Learning, Woman)

"I wasn't being bullied at school at this point. I had a group of friends, and I was isolated because I wasn't communicating with my parents. I wasn't telling them what I was going through."
- Randy Harrison
(Related: Being, Friends, Parents, School)

"I think the sense of community that exists with all the characters - that's the answer. The fact that they have found a family in their friends. It does give some depth and meaning to their lives."
- Randy Harrison
(Related: Family, Community, Fact, Friends, Meaning, Sense)

"A lot of my friends are club people. It's not me. It's funny to represent that, because it's not me. I don't fit into a gay club setting. It's just ironic that I represent that somehow."
- Randy Harrison
(Related: Funny, People, Friends, Gay)

"I could do John Wayne, Jack Benny, Jack Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson and entertain my friends. But I never seriously considered it as a career choice."
- Phil Hartman
(Related: Career, Choice, Friends)

"My friends, who sleep for all eternity; we do not forget you."
- Karl Amadeus Hartmann
(Related: Eternity, Forget, Friends, Sleep)

"My friends and I make short films. We pretended to rob the Dairy Queen where our friend worked, but someone thought we were real thieves and called the cops! Soon, the cops burst in with guns drawn!"
- Josh Hartnett
(Related: Thought, Friend, Friends, Queen)

"He's very concealed, Polanski. We became very close friends, but I don't think I ever saw him drop his guard. I didn't see him upset or anything like that, we just did the work."
- Ronald Harwood
(Related: Work, Friends)

"It's a tough time my friends. We need to make sacrifices to ensure our troops have the tools they need in order to get the job done. This budget will help us win the War on Terror."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: Time, War, Friends, Help, Job, Order, Terror, Tools, Troops, Will)

"We're real people and we're a band that's been playing on the scene for a long time. We've made a lot of friends, and one enemy we've always had was the NME. They've always basically slated us and they've basically never ever written about the music."
- Dan Hawkins
(Related: Music, Time, People, Enemy, Friends)

"The only sensible ends of literature are, first, the pleasurable toil of writing; second, the gratification of one's family and friends; and lastly, the solid cash."
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
(Related: Family, First, Friends, Literature, Writing)

"Friends are the sunshine of life."
- John Hay
(Related: Life, Friends)

"I like America anyway. In Japan we are much more formal. If two friends are separated for a long time and they meet they bow and bow and bow. They keep bowing without exchanging a word. Here they slap each other on the back and say: Hello, old man, how goes everything."
- Sessue Hayakawa
(Related: Time, America, Friends, Man, Old, Word)

"As friends go it is less important to live."
- Rutherford B. Hayes
(Related: Friends)

"If it was Europe, I just picked a country that I hadn't been to, but I didn't try to check up on what was going on in the country or anything like that. I just went and had a good time and met a lot of very nice people who are still my friends."
- Lee Hazlewood
(Related: Time, People, Country, Europe, Friends)

"Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others!"
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Happiness, Trust, Friendship, Life, Love, Marriage, Security)

"Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements. I have known the breach of a promise to dine or sup to break up more than one intimacy."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Friendship, Intimacy, Promise, Punctuality, Want)

"He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Enemies, Friends, Will)

"There are no rules for friendship. It must be left to itself. We cannot force it any more than love."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Love, Friendship, Force, Rules)

"To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Friendship, Love, Heart, Strength, Goodness, Mind)

"The dupe of friendship, and the fool of love; have I not reason to hate and to despise myself? Indeed I do; and chiefly for not having hated and despised the world enough."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Friendship, Love, Fool, Hate, Reason, World)

"Do not keep on with a mockery of friendship after the substance is gone - but part, while you can part friends. Bury the carcass of friendship: it is not worth embalming."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Friendship, Worth)

"Our friends are generally ready to do everything for us, except the very thing we wish them to do."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Friends)

"Old friendships are like meats served up repeatedly, cold, comfortless, and distasteful. The stomach turns against them."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Old)

"Most of my friends from college became dental hygienists or went into retail, a lot went into sales. They all started getting married and having kids and buying homes and I was still living like a college student."
- Patricia Heaton
(Related: Buying, College, Friends, Kids, Living, Sales)

"I always say now that I'm in my blonde years. Because since the end of my marriage, all of my girlfriends have been blonde."
- Hugh Hefner
(Related: Marriage, End, Girlfriends, Now, Years)

"I have a very close friendship with the skaters."
- Eric Heiden
(Related: Friendship)

"Never judge someone by who he's in love with; judge him by his friends. People fall in love with the most appalling people. Take a cool, appraising glance at his pals."
- Cynthia Heimel
(Related: Love, People, Friends)

"Please do not ask me to talk about my divorce. Mr. Ziegfeld and I are such very good friends. It is only a little matter quite between ourselves."
- Anna Held
(Related: Divorce, Friends, Talk)

"Before Huey was 5, I could take him to work with me. Now, though, he has sports and lessons and friends, and it's not fair to remove him from his whole life."
- Marg Helgenberger
(Related: Life, Sports, Work, Friends, Now)

"The Eagles and the critics were not the best of friends."
- Don Henley
(Related: Eagles, Friends)

"Yeah, I think we did the term Muppets before we got the show Sam and Friends - a few months after I started working."
- Jim Henson
(Related: Friends, Months)

"I've never felt any sense of competition with anybody, and we're all friends; we're all good friends."
- Jim Henson
(Related: Competition, Friends, Sense)

"Even small cults are a serious cost on the world economy, to victims, their families, employers, friends, and credit-card companies."
- Keith Henson
(Related: Credit, Economy, Friends, Victims, World)

"People can undergo a sudden change of thinking and loyalties under threat of death or intense social pressure and isolation from friends and family."
- Keith Henson
(Related: Change, Death, Family, People, Friends, Isolation, Pressure, Thinking)

"I was a tomboy right from the time I was a kid and loved to be like that. I'd hate all the girlie things. Well my best friends as a kid have been boys. I get along best with the opposite sex. I guess that's the case with most people though!"
- Natasha Henstridge
(Related: Time, Sex, People, Boys, Friends, Hate, Right)

"Read as you taste fruit or savor wine, or enjoy friendship, love or life."
- George Herbert
(Related: Life, Love, Friendship, Taste, Wine)

"I have a lot of friends who get up most mornings and go to jobs they absolutely hate. I don't think that's what life is about and I'm so fortunate that I actually love what I do."
- Jerry Herman
(Related: Life, Love, Friends, Hate, Jobs)

"I can only point out a curious fact. Year after year the Nobel Awards bring a moment of happiness not only to the recipients, not only to colleagues and friends of the recipients, but even to strangers."
- Alfred Day Hershey
(Related: Happiness, Awards, Fact, Friends, Strangers)

"I rarely do masks because, if I have any extra time, I'd rather spend it with my friends than on myself."
- Eva Herzigova
(Related: Time, Friends)

"I'm even embarrassed at times when my friends come upon my pictures."
- Eva Herzigova
(Related: Friends)

"We are very isolated, far from boyfriends and friends, so we have to be strong, smart and very professional."
- Eva Herzigova
(Related: Friends)

"A civilized nation can have no enemies, and one cannot draw a line across a map, a line that doesn't even exist in nature and say that the ugly enemy lives on the one side, and good friends live on the other."
- Thor Heyerdahl
(Related: Nature, Enemies, Enemy, Friends, Nation, Ugly)

"That I feel a desire, my friends, that we in this latter day of the world, in which light is fast spreading, that we should be willing to attend to those portions of the Scriptures of truth that direct us home to the foundation."
- Elias Hicks
(Related: Home, Truth, Day, Desire, Friends, Light, World)

"What encouragement the apostle holds out to us. O my friends, that we might leave all our pretensions, and come to the truth in our own hearts."
- Elias Hicks
(Related: Truth, Encouragement, Friends)

"These are clothes my friends and I could wear. This ain't Prada. I don't want to be one of those celebrities that slaps their name on a label and collects royalty checks. Everything on that runway reflects me."
- Nicky Hilton
(Related: Clothes, Friends, Name, Royalty, Want)

"I really don't like going out anymore. I used to love it, but now it's not fun. I'd rather have friends come over and hot have to worry about crazy people taking pictures."
- Paris Hilton
(Related: Love, People, Friends, Fun, Now, Worry)

"I'm the kind of person who, if I see a shooting star, I wouldn't stay there and watch it. I'd run to my friends and tell them because I would want everyone to see it too."
- Paris Hilton
(Related: Friends, Want)

"I'm the nicest, most loyal person in the world when it comes to my friends."
- Paris Hilton
(Related: Friends, World)

"I get along with guys; most of my friends are guys. It's easier to trust men sometimes. I only have a few close girlfriends that I trust."
- Paris Hilton
(Related: Men, Trust, Friends, Girlfriends)

"When I was 4 my mother got divorced and we were very close to each other. I always wanted to be with her. She took me everywhere. When she went for dinner with friends or when they had meetings at the tennis club, I was always there."
- Martina Hingis
(Related: Mother, Friends, Meetings, Tennis)

"I was a tomboy and most of my close friends were male."
- S. E. Hinton
(Related: Friends)

"I grew up here and my friends are here. There's nothing wrong with here."
- S. E. Hinton
(Related: Friends, Nothing, Wrong)

"This job certainly doesn't win you a huge amount of friends, I accept that, but it is very enjoyable, and deep down I think it's probably quite a worthwhile job."
- Ian Hislop
(Related: Deep, Friends, Job)

"My friends tend to be writers. I think writers and painters are really all the same-we just sit in our rooms."
- Howard Hodgkin
(Related: Friends, Writers)

"I play golf with friends sometimes, but there are never friendly games."
- Ben Hogan
(Related: Friends, Games, Golf, Play)

"I didn't go nightclubbing much as a teenager in Bournemouth because my friends and I didn't have the money - but we spent a lot of time on the beach, having barbecues, and running into the sea in the middle of the night."
- Amanda Holden
(Related: Money, Time, Beach, Friends, Night, Running, Sea)

"I think her friends were worried that the bulimia might come back, about some psychological slide, and she was given breathing space to some extent by the media as much as she ever has been."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: Friends, Media, Space)

"If I don't have friends, then I ain't got nothing."
- Billie Holiday
(Related: Friends, Nothing)

"Lovers have a right to betray you... friends don't."
- Judy Holliday
(Related: Friends, Lovers, Right)

"Chris and I care about each other and we're still friends. Tom is the most incredible man in the world."
- Katie Holmes
(Related: Care, Friends, Man, World)

"I have a lot of friends and fans in Canada and as a matter of fact I met a fan from there that came down to my office. It was nice and we took pictures and had a nice talk."
- Larry Holmes
(Related: Canada, Fact, Fans, Friends, Office, Talk)

"The man who treasures his friends is usually solid gold himself."
- Marjorie Holmes
(Related: Friends, Gold, Man)

"Sweet is the scene where genial friendship plays the pleasing game of interchanging praise."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Friendship, Praise)

"Don't flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Friendship, Courtesy, Tact)

"But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Friendship)

"Two friends, two bodies with one soul inspired."
- Homer
(Related: Soul, Friends)

"True friends appear less moved than counterfeit."
- Homer
(Related: Friends)

"There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends."
- Homer
(Related: Wife, People, Enemies, Eye, Friends, Man, Nothing)

"A decent boldness ever meets with friends."
- Homer
(Related: Boldness, Friends)

"The best of friends fall out, and so his teeth had done some years ago."
- Thomas Hood
(Related: Friends, Years)

"It's quite ironic I suppose, it's that thing about being in a group when you all start out as friends and then invariably end up hating each other. So I just thought they needed telling really, in case they were labouring under the apprehension that they were still friends."
- Peter Hook
(Related: Thought, Being, End, Friends)

"Well, I'm half Australian, half English and I live in London. That is the only reason I came upon this story. My Australian mother, Meredith Hooper, was invited in late 2007 by some Australian friends to make up a token Australian audience in a tiny fringe theater play reading of an unproduced, unrehearsed play called 'The King's Speech.'"
- Tom Hooper
(Related: Mother, English, Friends, London, Play, Reading, Reason, Speech, Theater)

"Thank God I never got in a fight. All of the jock dudes hated me, but all of their girlfriends thought I was nice so they wouldn't touch me. It was infuriating to them."
- Mark Hoppus
(Related: God, Thought, Fight, Girlfriends)

"We're really good friends and we hang out. It's like I get to hang out with my friends and get paid for it."
- Mark Hoppus
(Related: Friends)

"This is a fault common to all singers, that among their friends they will never sing when they are asked; unasked, they will never desist."
- Horace
(Related: Fault, Friends, Will)

"The second one, the joint Truth and Friendship Commission, which we started now with Indonesia, that is the one that has been criticized; its terms of reference call for providing amnesty for those who cooperate in telling the truth. It does not lead to prosecution."
- Jose Ramos Horta
(Related: Friendship, Truth, Now)

"Abuse a man unjustly, and you will make friends for him."
- Douglas Horton
(Related: Abuse, Friends, Man, Will)

"Remember that whatever may be said by a lady or her friends, it is not part of conduct of a gallant or generous man to take up arms against a woman."
- Sam Houston
(Related: Friends, Lady, Man, May, Woman)

"I finally faced the fact that it isn't a crime not having friends. Being alone means you have fewer problems."
- Whitney Houston
(Related: Being, Crime, Fact, Friends, Problems)

"From the beginning, the camera and I were great friends. It loves me, and I love it."
- Whitney Houston
(Related: Love, Beginning, Friends)

"Don't abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism."
- Edgar Watson Howe
(Related: Abuse, Criticism, Friends)

"The little trouble in the world that is not due to love is due to friendship."
- Edgar Watson Howe
(Related: Friendship, Love, Trouble, World)

"It may be a cold, clammy thing to say, but those that treat friendship the same as any other selfishness seem to get the most out of it."
- Edgar Watson Howe
(Related: Friendship, May, Selfishness)

"Instead of loving your enemies - treat your friends a little better."
- Edward W. Howe
(Related: Enemies, Friends)

"Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness."
- John Howe
(Related: Happiness, Power, Character, Wealth, Friends, Honor, Support)

"The book which you read from a sense of duty, or because for any reason you must, does not commonly make friends with you."
- William Dean Howells
(Related: Duty, Friends, Reason, Sense)

"Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Friendship, Credit)

"Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Enemies, Friends, Will)

"In order to have friends, you must first be one."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: First, Friends, Order)

"It may happen sometimes that a long debate becomes the cause of a longer friendship. Commonly, those who dispute with one another at last agree."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Friendship, Cause, Debate, May)

"Christianity supplies a Hell for the people who disagree with you and a Heaven for your friends."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: People, Christianity, Friends, Heaven, Hell)

"The fact is, my friends, most Americans don't want more government. They want less government."
- Mike Huckabee
(Related: Government, Americans, Fact, Friends, Want)

"I like friends who are honest and loyal. They also shouldn't be afraid to be a kid. I like having fun."
- Vanessa Hudgens
(Related: Friends, Fun)

"Blessed are they who have the gift of making friends, for it is one of God's best gifts. It involves many things, but above all, the power of going out of one's self, and appreciating whatever is noble and loving in another."
- Thomas Hughes
(Related: Power, God, Friends, Gifts, Self)

"Whenever a man's friends begin to compliment him about looking young, he may be sure that they think he is growing old."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Compliment, Friends, Man, May, Old)

"Never forget that God tests his real friends more severely than the lukewarm ones."
- Kathryn Hulme
(Related: God, Forget, Friends, Tests)

"This avidity alone, of acquiring goods and possessions for ourselves and our nearest friends, is insatiable, perpetual, universal, and directly destructive of society."
- David Hume
(Related: Society, Friends, Possessions)

"Truth springs from argument amongst friends."
- David Hume
(Related: Truth, Argument, Friends)

"The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: Life, Friendship)

"The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: Friendship, Love, Healing, Therapy)

"I had some friends here from North Carolina who'd never seen a homer, so I gave them a couple."
- Catfish Hunter
(Related: Friends)

"Mothers and daughters can stay very connected during teenage years. In the middle of your life, you can become very alone. Even though you're connected deeply to other family members, lovers, husbands, friends."
- Holly Hunter
(Related: Family, Life, Daughters, Friends, Husbands, Lovers, Mothers, Teenage, Years)

"It seems to me that trying to live without friends is like milking a bear to get cream for your morning coffee. It is a whole lot of trouble, and then not worth much after you get it."
- Zora Neale Hurston
(Related: Coffee, Friends, Trouble, Trying, Worth)

"Some people had fathers who were bankers or farmers, my father made films, that's how I saw it. As for the movie stars, they were just around, some of them were friends, others weren't, it was all just a part of my everyday life."
- Anjelica Huston
(Related: Life, Father, People, Fathers, Friends, Stars)

"There's something intrinsically Australian about a bunch of brothers and school friends getting together as a band at a very young age and all pulling together as a band at a very young age and all pulling together as mates to make something happen."
- Michael Hutchence
(Related: Age, Brothers, Friends, School)

"Here's one thing I can't understand: people who are friends with their exes."
- Timothy Hutton
(Related: People, Friends)

"The results of political changes are hardly ever those which their friends hope or their foes fear."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Fear, Hope, Friends, Results)

"My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life."
- Lee Iacocca
(Related: Life, Father, Friends)

"The reason most people don't express their individuality and actually deny it, is not fear of what prime ministers think of us or the head of the federal reserve, It's what their families and their friends down at the bar are going to think of them."
- David Icke
(Related: People, Fear, Friends, Individuality, Reason)

"My inspiration are the woman, friendship, and loneliness."
- Enrique Iglesias
(Related: Friendship, Inspiration, Loneliness, Woman)

"Well, I'm pretty domestic actually. I walk my dog. I go grocery shopping. I hang out with friends. I'm pretty normal, whatever normal is, on my off time."
- James Iha
(Related: Time, Friends, Pretty)

"We oppose the reactionary policies of the U.S. government but we do not oppose the American people. We want to have many good friends in the United States."
- Kim Jong Il
(Related: Government, People, American, Friends, states, United, Want)

"Love remembered and consecrated by grief belongs, more clearly than the happy intercourse of friends, to the eternal world; it has proved itself stronger than death."
- Dean Inge
(Related: Death, Love, Friends, Grief, World)

"I'm straight and I have a lot of gay friends."
- Laura Innes
(Related: Friends, Gay)

"Some of us may just, in one-on-one conversations with our family, with our friends, over the back fence with our neighbors, talk about the reality of our lives and realize that we're not alone, that we have a right to be physically safe and emotionally safe in our own homes."
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: Family, Friends, May, Neighbors, Reality, Right, Talk)

"We were playing a small club in San Diego and the power had gone out in the building. Eddie had a lighter and kept us lit backstage. We became very good friends and spent a lot of time together including hearing Eddie sing in some of the bands he was in at the time."
- Jack Irons
(Related: Power, Time, Building, Friends, Hearing)

"After wrestling with myself for six months, I began medical treatment. During that time I started a band with some friends of mine called Jack's Car, but that didn't last."
- Jack Irons
(Related: Medical, Time, Car, Friends, Months, Treatment, Wrestling)

"The whole thing means such a great deal for me, and hopefully one day it will be there. But my friends and my family mean a little more. I would rather be helping them, even if it hurts that."
- Michael Irvin
(Related: Family, Day, Friends, Will)

"I know the type of demons they have to fight and I am going to help them, because it's the only way I can keep them from getting to my family. I have to clean up my friends because they are around my boys. It's upsetting."
- Michael Irvin
(Related: Family, Boys, Fight, Friends, Help)

"Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Heart, Memory, Sun)

"I felt slightly superior to student politics, for instance. I had no reason to think this, but I thought of myself as slightly more seasoned. I became quite cynical talking to my student friends."
- Kazuo Ishiguro
(Related: Politics, Thought, Friends, Reason, Talking)

"Screenplays I didn't really care about, journalism, travel books, getting my writer friends to write about their dreams or something. I just determined to write the books I had to write."
- Kazuo Ishiguro
(Related: Dreams, Travel, Books, Care, Friends, Journalism, Writer)

"My friends and I took songwriting very, very seriously. My hero was and still is Bob Dylan, but also people like Leonard Cohen and Joni Mitchell and that whole generation."
- Kazuo Ishiguro
(Related: People, Friends)

"My friends say, 'Man you're going to have kids sleeping on pillowcases with your face on it! You're going to be on toothbrushes and magnets and stuff.' I guess now that I'm a dad, I'm thrilled about that."
- Hugh Jackman
(Related: Dad, Friends, Kids, Now)

"Mr. Van Buren, your friends may be leaving you but my friends never leave me."
- Andrew Jackson
(Related: Friends, May)

"When friends and lovers die and your world gets quieter; that's when the silence comes closer; that's when next isn't the least bit theoretical or abstract."
- Bruce Jackson
(Related: Friends, Lovers, Silence, World)

"He shouldn't be alone at a time like this. This is a special time for me to be around as much as I can. He needs his family and his friends and his fans."
- Joseph Jackson
(Related: Family, Time, Fans, Friends, Needs)

"Well, you don't get to do things that other children get to do, having friends and slumber parties and buddies. There were none of that for me. I didn't have friends when I was little. My brothers were my friends."
- Michael Jackson
(Related: Brothers, Children, Friends)

"I loved Carl Perkins, Jerry lee Lewis... not only were they personal friends."
- Wanda Jackson
(Related: Friends)

"Friendship is inexplicable, it should not be explained if one doesn't want to kill it."
- Max Jacob
(Related: Friendship, Inexplicable, Want)

"I like spending time at home. In Paris, people drop by and have a bite to eat, or they drop by and watch Friends on TV. I take my dog to the office there, and I walk to work sometimes."
- Marc Jacobs
(Related: Time, Work, Home, People, Friends, Office, Paris)

"My father was a teacher, and there were teachers all around, his friends, they were working for the Government and their behaviour was within strictly limited areas."
- C. L. R. James
(Related: Government, Father, Friends, Teachers)

"We English are good at forgiving our enemies; it releases us from the obligation of liking our friends."
- P. D. James
(Related: Enemies, English, Friends, Obligation)

"I come from a background of hanging out with friends and shooting videos with them, with funny stuff coming out of the group. I guess we got the same charge jocks get out of sports."
- Michael Patrick Jann
(Related: Funny, Sports, Friends)

"When Christopher and Charles passed away, I was completely depressed, I felt rejected and real down, and so Roscoe invited me because he had this spirit of compassion, and we had gone to school together, were friends and everything."
- Joseph Jarman
(Related: Compassion, Friends, School, Spirit)

"I started working with friends of mine and that, to some degree, continues."
- Jim Jarmusch
(Related: Friends)

"Cricket makes no sense to me. I find it beautiful to watch and I like that they break for tea. That is very cool, but I don't understand. My friends from The Clash tried to explain it years and years ago, but I didn't understand what they were talking about."
- Jim Jarmusch
(Related: Cricket, Friends, Sense, Talking, Tea, Years)

"These songs are old friends I have entertained myself with when I'm washing the dishes, driving to the store and walking down the aisles. The ones that you sing when you're driving in the car and as a singer you always go back to them."
- Al Jarreau
(Related: Car, Driving, Friends, Old, Songs, Walking)

"The United States is a strong and ardent ally of Israel. The fact of the matter is that friends can disagree. I think what's important is that world leaders are able to sit down with one another, have frank conversations and move forward."
- Valerie Jarrett
(Related: Fact, Friends, Israel, Leaders, states, United, World)

"The cry comes from the friends of the school-room, from those who would give the State a strong, great, noble citizenship, for protection from the curse of drunkenness. This cry should be heard and answered by every lover of his fellow-men, no matter where his home may be."
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis
(Related: Home, Citizenship, Friends, May, Protection, School, State)

"I not only urge you to vote that ticket yourself, but I beg that you will persuade others to do so. Personal effort can accomplish a great deal, and I beg that you will use your personal influence with your friends to get them to go with you to save the boys."
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis
(Related: Boys, Effort, Friends, Influence, Vote, Will)

"Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Friendship, Peace, Policy, Mankind, May)

"Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Friendship, Peace, Commerce, Nations)

"But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Friendship, Life)

"Friendship is but another name for an alliance with the follies and the misfortunes of others. Our own share of miseries is sufficient: why enter then as volunteers into those of another?"
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Friendship, Alliance, Name)

"Real friendship, like real poetry, is extremely rare - and precious as a pearl."
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Related: Friendship, Poetry)

"I love life in spite of all that mars it. I love friendship, jokes and laughter."
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Related: Life, Love, Friendship, Jokes, Laughter)

"I am sure Mr Heath thinks he is honest but I wish he didn't have to have his friends say it so often."
- Roy Jenkins
(Related: Friends)

"Being over seventy is like being engaged in a war. All our friends are going or gone and we survive amongst the dead and the dying as on a battlefield."
- St. Jerome
(Related: War, Being, Dying, Friends)

"True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks."
- St. Jerome
(Related: Friendship)

"The friendship that can cease has never been real."
- St. Jerome
(Related: Friendship)

"You got nothing to lose. You don't lose when you lose fake friends."
- Joan Jett
(Related: Friends, Nothing)

"I like to hang out with my friends. I love music. I like to go to the movies. I like to eat. I like to cook."
- Joan Jett
(Related: Love, Movies, Music, Friends)

"Yes'm, old friends is always best, 'less you can catch a new one that's fit to make an old one out of."
- Sarah Orne Jewett
(Related: Friends, Old)

"There have been some friendships lost over this. That's the most difficult for me. I find it very uncomfortable to know that I was at one time close friends with someone, and because of jealousies and misunderstandings and so on, these friendships have dissolved."
- Donald Johanson
(Related: Time, Friends)

"The whole point of being in this business and being blessed and being successful is that you're able to do things for your friends or your family, which means that they can have something special in their lives, too."
- Elton John
(Related: Business, Family, Successful, Being, Friends)

"My friends, as I have discovered myself, there are no disasters, only opportunities. And, indeed, opportunities for fresh disasters."
- Boris Johnson
(Related: Disasters, Friends)

"The peculiar fascination which the South held over my imagination and my limited capital decided me in favor of Atlanta University; so about the last of September I bade farewell to the friends and scenes of my boyhood and boarded a train for the South."
- James Weldon Johnson
(Related: Imagination, Friends, University)

"The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love, like being enlivened with champagne."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Friendship, Love, Being, Feeling)

"Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased by short intermissions."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Friendship, Love, Absence, May)

"Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Books, Friends)

"If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, sir, should keep his friendship in a constant repair."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Friendship, Life, Man, Will)

"Most of my friends between 21 and 31 are at different stages of figuring out what the hell they are going to do with their lives. It's a big part of our generation. What is the next step?"
- Orlando Jones
(Related: Friends, Hell)

"After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled, my friends tripled, my children became more popular at school, my butcher made a pass at me, and my maid hit me up for a raise."
- Shirley Jones
(Related: Children, Friends, Popular, School)

"My reputation is too important to put it aside for purposes of some friendship. We have a job to do."
- Stephanie Tubbs Jones
(Related: Friendship, Job, Reputation)

"Friends love misery, in fact. Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky or too successful or too pretty, our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends."
- Erica Jong
(Related: Love, Successful, Fact, Friends, Misery, Pretty)

"In a bad marriage, friends are the invisible glue. If we have enough friends, we may go on for years, intending to leave, talking about leaving - instead of actually getting up and leaving."
- Erica Jong
(Related: Marriage, Friends, May, Talking, Years)

"True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice."
- Ben Jonson
(Related: Happiness, Choice, Friends, Worth)

"But, based on my friendship with Evie as young mothers, I started going on freedom rides in 1966."
- June Jordan
(Related: Friendship, Freedom, Mothers)

"We had good white friends who advised us against taking the war path. My friend and brother, Mr. Chapman, told us just how the war would end."
- Chief Joseph
(Related: War, Brother, Friend, Friends)

"Love between man and man is impossible because there must not be sexual intercourse and friendship between man and woman is impossible because there must be sexual intercourse."
- James Joyce
(Related: Friendship, Love, Man, Woman)

"I don't return anybody's calls unless it's going to mean extra money for me. And I've completely cut off all relationships with any friends that I had before the show. And I've copped an attitude."
- Mike Judge
(Related: Money, Attitude, Friends, Relationships)

"I can only have dinner with my girlfriends once a month instead of once a week."
- Andrea Jung
(Related: Girlfriends)

"Sometimes people just want you to fail. Except your really good friends. I've always known who my best friends were."
- Kato Kaelin
(Related: People, Friends, Want)

"As so often before, liberty has been wounded in the house of its friends."
- Otto Hermann Kahn
(Related: Friends, Liberty)

"We'd go out in Larry's hippie van and drive out all around Dallas. He loved Chinese food, he'd go in and say. Remember me Major Nelson, me and my friends here are making this show called Dallas, have you got a table for us? It would work every time."
- Steve Kanaly
(Related: Time, Work, Food, Friends)

"I'm fortunate in that I'm a lecturer too and this gets me out and about and away from the computer. I also have loads of friends all around the world, plus a core group of special people in my life that I can lean on, chat to, or just hang with."
- Paul Kane
(Related: Life, People, Computer, Friends, World)

"If we are to abolish the death penalty, I should like to see the first step taken by my friends the murderers."
- Alphonse Karr
(Related: Death, First, Friends)

"But, I think that the reason I responded to this book, sort of paradoxically, is that it starts out like The Big Chill, sort of. Four friends, who are not quite happy with their life, and every year they get together for a week and look for some comfort from each other."
- Lawrence Kasdan
(Related: Life, Comfort, Friends, Reason)

"So when I write characters and situations and relationships, I try to sort of utilize what I know about the world, limited as it is, and what I hear from my friends and see with my relatives."
- Charlie Kaufman
(Related: Friends, Relationships, Relatives, World)

"I've lost many of my best friends... I'm going to satisfy myself now, not the critics, not even my friends."
- Elia Kazan
(Related: Friends, Now)

"I love being with my family, my friends, and my boyfriend."
- Monica Keena
(Related: Love, Family, Boyfriend, Being, Friends)

"I think I'm a better actress for having friends and interests outside the theatre. I wouldn't want to live my life surrounded by other actors all the time."
- Penelope Keith
(Related: Life, Time, Actors, Friends, Theatre, Want)

"So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Life, Heart, Friends, Memory)

"Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Embarrassment, Friends, Literature, Senses, Talk, Utopia)

"That's what's so great about my job. I get paid to do what got me in trouble in grade school space out and play with my imaginary friends. In terms of Isaac, when the time's right."
- Jonathan Kellerman
(Related: Time, Friends, Job, Play, Right, School, Space, Trouble)

"These people are real to me, and situations keep coming up where their emergence feels natural. It's like meeting old friends. I hope readers feel the same way."
- Jonathan Kellerman
(Related: People, Hope, Friends, Meeting, Old)

"My friends always said that I should be a comedienne - I was named my class clown."
- Sally Kellerman
(Related: Class, Friends)

"What I truly miss the most is having sufficient time to do all the things that need to be done around the house and for our friends."
- DeForest Kelley
(Related: Time, Friends)

"But sometimes in the midst of worry, anxiety and hard work, it has been pretty hard to bear all these false reports going about the country - to see my friends alienated and being made to believe things that were absolutely false."
- John Harvey Kellogg
(Related: Work, Anxiety, Being, Country, Friends, Hard work, Pretty, Worry)

"In my public service, I treasure my friendship with law enforcement officers. I admire what they do and support them in every aspect of their job. I have always looked upon law enforcement officers as my friends."
- Dirk Kempthorne
(Related: Friendship, Job, Law, Public, Service, Support, Treasure)

"The real test of friendship is: can you literally do nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple?"
- Eugene Kennedy
(Related: Friendship, Life, Moments, Nothing)

"Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners, and necessity has made us allies. Those whom God has so joined together, let no man put asunder."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: History, God, Economics, Friends, Geography, Man, Necessity, Neighbors)

"I tell myself that God gave my children many gifts - spirit, beauty, intelligence, the capacity to make friends and to inspire respect. There was only one gift he held back - length of life."
- Rose Kennedy
(Related: Life, Beauty, Intelligence, God, Children, Friends, Gifts, Respect, Spirit)

"Sometimes it was difficult to make friends and be social in school because I was always practicing while other kids were getting together and doing things. But it just made me closer to my family, and I realized that they would always be there no matter what."
- Nancy Kerrigan
(Related: Family, Friends, Kids, School)

"We were once friends with the whites but you nudged us out of the way by your intrigues, and now when we are in council you keep nudging each other."
- Black Kettle
(Related: Friends, Now)

"Although the troops have struck us, we throw it all behind and are glad to meet you in peace and friendship."
- Black Kettle
(Related: Friendship, Peace, Troops)

"What are friends? Some people are nice. Some people aren't. There are some I'm fairly close with... we talk."
- Jack Kevorkian
(Related: People, Friends, Talk)

"By being friends with all, we are not alone."
- Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
(Related: Being, Friends)

"History shows that no enemy remains hostile forever, nor do friends remain friendly forever. For that reason, we intend to have normal relations with all."
- Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
(Related: History, Enemy, Friends, Reason)

"You know, my friends, with what a brave carouse I made a Second Marriage in my house; favored old barren reason from my bed, and took the daughter of the vine to spouse."
- Omar Khayyam
(Related: Marriage, Daughter, Bed, Friends, Old, Reason)

"A lot of late nights in the gym, a lot of early mornings, especially when your friends are going out, you're going to the gym, those are the sacrifices that you have to make if you want to be an NBA basketball player."
- Jason Kidd
(Related: Basketball, Friends, Want)

"I had no money nor friends to prepare for the trial till last night."
- William Kidd
(Related: Money, Friends, Night)

"I do not care so much for the death of my gunner, as for other passages of my voyage, for I have good friends in England that will bring me off for that."
- William Kidd
(Related: Death, Care, EnglFriends, Will)

"I'm a grandmother with dogs and nice friends here in the Rocky mountains. Ever see the movie A River Runs Through It? That's where I live. It's beautiful, no two ways about it."
- Margot Kidder
(Related: Dogs, Friends, Mountains)

"I would consider him definitely one of my very best friends and I know he feels the same about me. We have a lot of love and respect."
- Anthony Kiedis
(Related: Love, Friends, Respect)

"A lot of people let me down... A lot of people I thought were my friends turned on me."
- Lil' Kim
(Related: Thought, People, Friends)

"The artist I wanna be like is Michael Jackson. I'll get the house with the roller coaster and the rides and a disco, and I'll invite all my friends and just stay at home."
- Lil' Kim
(Related: Home, Artist, Friends)

"I am blessed to have so many great things in my life - family, friends and God. All will be in my thoughts daily."
- Lil' Kim
(Related: Life, Family, God, Thoughts, Friends, Will)

"I want all my friends, family and fans to know that I am in good spirits and I will be fine."
- Lil' Kim
(Related: Family, Fans, Friends, Spirits, Want, Will)

"I have lifelong friends. My oldest friend, Herbie, has been a friend since I was 9. I've had bonds for over 50 years with people."
- Larry King
(Related: People, Friend, Friends, Years)

"Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty."
- Stephen King
(Related: Truth, Lie, Duty, Enemies, Friends, Lovers)

"We will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Enemies, Friends, Silence, Will, Words)

"In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: End, Enemies, Friends, Silence, Will, Words)

"It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means."
- Charles Kingsley
(Related: Friendship)

"Friends are God's apology for relations."
- Hugh Kingsmill
(Related: God, Apology, Friends)

"The difference for me is I just don't sleep on friends' couches anymore."
- Sean Kinney
(Related: Difference, Friends, Sleep)

"When Jesus calls his disciples 'brothers' and 'friends', he is contradicting general Jewish usage and breaking through into a new concept of brotherhood which is not tribal, but open to any person."
- David Kirk
(Related: Brotherhood, Open)

"We cannot always assure the future of our friends; we have a better chance of assuring our future if we remember who our friends are."
- Henry A. Kissinger
(Related: Chance, Friends, Future)

"I've always said to my men friends, If you really care for me, darling, you will give me territory. Give me land, give me land."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: Men, Care, Friends, Land, Will)

"We served on the editorial board of a literary monthly called Face in 1968 and 1969. He was a young writer, and I was also interested in broad cultural issues. We agreed on all major issues and became friends."
- Vaclav Klaus
(Related: Friends, Literary, Writer)

"Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment."
- Grenville Kleiser
(Related: Business, Humor, Anxiety, Body, Contentment, Depression, Friends, Mind, Serenity)

"The biggest problem in rock journalism is that often the writer's main motivation is to become friends with the band. They're not really journalists; they're people who want to be involved in rock and roll."
- Chuck Klosterman
(Related: Motivation, People, Friends, Journalism, Want, Writer)

"To some it may be a thrill to be known, to me it's a thrill to start a friendship even up."
- Christopher Knight
(Related: Friendship, May)

"One of the hardest aspects of this protracted public persona is not knowing others as well as they feel they know me. It's a rather clumsy feeling actually; to not know someone who acts as though you're old friends."
- Christopher Knight
(Related: Feeling, Friends, Old, Public)

"The only people you can really share certain things with in secret are your girlfriends."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: People, Girlfriends)

"I'm passionate about everything, like my family and friends. Anybody I am talkin' to is gonna be bona fide real. There is no substitution for happiness. Period."
- Suge Knight
(Related: Family, Happiness, Friends)

"I tried college for three months but I was desperately unhappy. I just wanted to perform. I was getting straight As but I had no friends and cried every day."
- Keira Knightley
(Related: College, Day, Friends, Months)

"I was excited by what my painter friends were doing, and they seemed to be interested in our poetry too, and that was a wonderful little, fizzy sort of world."
- Kenneth Koch
(Related: Poetry, Friends, World)

"I wonder if I ever thought of an ideal reader... I guess when I was in my 20s and in New York and maybe even in my early 30s, I would write for my wife Janice... mainly for my poet friends and my wife, who was very smart about poetry."
- Kenneth Koch
(Related: Poetry, Wife, Thought, Friends, Wonder)

"I knew immediately that she was going to be in my life forever. I didn't know in what capacity, but I knew that I had found someone who was going to be close to me for a long time. We became great friends fast."
- Boris Kodjoe
(Related: Life, Time, Friends)

"I think this is all my life. Because if I was split gymnastics and something else like far, fun or to go with friends. No, this, you're supposed to one go, one straight road and to do every day. And touch the wall, of the goal."
- Olga Korbut
(Related: Life, Goal, Day, Friends, Fun, Road)

"At this year's Open, I'll have five boyfriends."
- Anna Kournikova
(Related: Open)

"I have a lot of boyfriends, I want you to write that. Every country I visit, I have a different boyfriend. And I kiss them all."
- Anna Kournikova
(Related: Kiss, Boyfriend, Country, Visit, Want)

"Boyfriends have to understand me and my needs. They have to know what I want out of my life and about my strict regime. I go to bed at 10pm and not later. I separate my professional and private lives."
- Anna Kournikova
(Related: Life, Bed, Needs, Want)

"I used to make fun of my friends who had BlackBerries. And I know that the expression CrackBerry has been going around, but now I fully understand it. I'm actually addicted to a piece of machinery, and that's really embarrassing."
- John Krasinski
(Related: Expression, Friends, Fun, Now)

"My favorite water cooler topic is fantasy football. I used to make fun of friends for doing it and now I'm obsessed."
- John Krasinski
(Related: Fantasy, Favorite, Football, Friends, Fun, Now, Water)

"Prominence is cool, but when the delusion kicks in it can be a drag. Especially if you choose to surround yourself with friends and not acolytes."
- Barbara Kruger
(Related: Delusion, Friends)

"I don't want to bash Bill and Hillary, because they're friends of mine, but I do have a difference of opinion about how to take back the House and the Senate."
- Dennis Kucinich
(Related: Difference, Friends, Opinion, Senate, Want)

"I see the friends I made over the years who have become family today, people I became acquainted with who have achieved so much in their lives. They taught me something with each meeting."
- Akshay Kumar
(Related: Family, People, Friends, Meeting, Today, Years)

"I love swimming, tennis, and I am taking up golf. I am not serious about it, I just go to the range and practice. Other than that, I enjoy going to the movies and hanging out with my friends."
- Mila Kunis
(Related: Love, Movies, Friends, Golf, Practice, Tennis)

"I've definitely grown apart from a lot of my friends. Some of them don't understand the schedule, and it's not that I don't want to talk to them, it's that sometimes I am really busy and can't get back to them."
- Mila Kunis
(Related: Friends, Talk, Want)

"It is difficult because the school I go to, my friends do not attend."
- Mila Kunis
(Related: Friends, School)

"I suppose I was a little bit of what would be called today a nerd. I didn't have girlfriends, and really I wasn't a very social boy."
- Charles Kuralt
(Related: Girlfriends, Today)

"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."
- Charles Kuralt
(Related: Family, Love, Wealth, Admiration, Friends, Privilege)

"Skating takes up 70 percent of my time, school about 25 percent. Having fun and talking to my friends, 5 percent. It's hard. I envy other kids a lot of things, but I get a guilt trip when I'm not training."
- Michelle Kwan
(Related: Time, Envy, Friends, Fun, Guilt, Kids, School, Talking, Training)

"And we want to develop our strategy to partnership and friendship with the United States, which is connected with a very rich history but what is very important for our future."
- Aleksander Kwasniewski
(Related: Friendship, History, Strategy, Future, Partnership, states, United, Want)

"We did this two-week boot camp before we filmed the movie. I got to know everybody in the group and we became friends. We got really tight throughout those two weeks."
- Shia LaBeouf
(Related: Friends)

"If we put the camera on ourselves, our friends and neighbors, we'll come up with some scary stuff."
- Neil LaBute
(Related: Friends, Neighbors)

"These are my friends, my family. It would be hell on earth to spend the rest of my life leading them into situations where some of them are going to get killed... but it would be worse watching someone well-meaning but incompetent or untrained double those deaths."
- Mercedes Lackey
(Related: Life, Family, Earth, Friends, Hell, Leading, Rest)

"I never smoked. I never drank and I never took drugs. The funny thing is, nothing is more boring, people like this. For me, it's OK. But most of my friends, at least they smoke and drink."
- Karl Lagerfeld
(Related: Funny, People, Drugs, Friends, Nothing)

"Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend - or a meaningful day."
- Dalai Lama
(Related: Friend, Day, Friends, Old)

"I've been an important star and lived a full life, yet I only hve three close friends. I guess that's all anyone can expect."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Life, Friends)

"Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected."
- Charles Lamb
(Related: Friendship, Nonsense, Privilege, Talk)

"You never find friends them following your advice upon their own affairs; nor allowing you to manage your own."
- Willis Lamb
(Related: Advice, Friends)

"May this plain statement of facts prevail on the friends of the rising generation to interpose for their welfare; that the education of children may no longer be to parent and master a lottery, in which the prizes bear no proportion to the enormous number of blanks."
- Joseph Lancaster
(Related: Education, Children, Facts, Friends, May, Prizes, Welfare)

"One out of four people in this country is mentally unbalanced. Think of your three closes friends; if they seem OK, then you're the one."
- Ann Landers
(Related: People, Country, Friends)

"Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses."
- Ann Landers
(Related: Friendship, Love, Confidence, Fire, Loyalty, Perfection, Quiet, Sharing, Understanding)

"Americans appreciate the way our friends around the world are sticking by us, and we all hope for their continued support in what's going to be some very trying times."
- Joe Lando
(Related: Hope, Americans, Friends, Support, Trying, World)

"My dad was good friends with the Bad Medicine Blues Band - one of the only blues bands in Fargo, as you can imagine! He took me out to see them play when I was 12 years old and I was really inspired by their guitar player, Ted Larsen."
- Jonny Lang
(Related: Dad, Friends, Guitar, Medicine, Old, Play, Years)

"People who are friends with me and who know me, know a side of me that is totally not cold."
- Bernhard Langer
(Related: People, Friends)

"Steve Martin is one of the most intelligent, well-read human beings that I've ever come across. He is equally as funny off screen as he is on. But he also has a very intellectual side, and he's a really nice human being. We actually become good friends."
- Anthony LaPaglia
(Related: Funny, Being, Friends, Martin)

"If you lived in a provincial town like Torre Annunziata, where there was nothing to do in the evening but go to the movies with your friends, the cinema was a world of fantasy. I had always been in love with it."
- Dino De Laurentiis
(Related: Love, Movies, Cinema, Evening, Fantasy, Friends, Nothing, World)

"Two races share today the soil of Canada. These people had not always been friends. But I hasten to say it. There is no longer any family here but the human family. It matters not the language people speak, or the altars at which they kneel."
- Wilfrid Laurier
(Related: Family, People, Canada, Friends, Language, Today)

"You are not very good if you are not better than your best friends imagine you to be."
- Johann Kaspar Lavater
(Related: Friends)

"You may depend upon it that he is a good man whose intimate friends are all good, and whose enemies are decidedly bad."
- Johann Kaspar Lavater
(Related: Enemies, Friends, Man, May)

"What do I owe to my times, to my country, to my neighbors, to my friends? Such are the questions which a virtuous man ought often to ask himself."
- Johann Kaspar Lavater
(Related: Country, Friends, Man, Neighbors, Questions)

"Neatness begets order; but from order to taste there is the same difference as from taste to genius, or from love to friendship."
- Johann Kaspar Lavater
(Related: Friendship, Love, Genius, Difference, Order, Taste)

"As hard as it is and as tired as I am, I force myself to get dinner at least once a week with my girlfriends, or have a sleepover. Otherwise my life is just work."
- Jennifer Lawrence
(Related: Life, Work, Force, Girlfriends)

"When I'm on my deathbed, I'll hopefully be able to count more friends than parts that I had."
- Nicholas Lea
(Related: Friends)

"I've spent so much time the last seven, eight years in Los Angeles, away from my family, away from my friends, away from the city that is my favourite place to be and I just want to come here and have a proper life."
- Nicholas Lea
(Related: Life, Time, Family, Friends, Want, Years)

"Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable."
- Bruce Lee
(Related: Friendship, Love, Beginning, Deep, Fire, Light, Pretty)

"Nikki lives around the corner from me and I see him all the time. We talk a lot, and of course we're still friends. That was our baby, Motley Crue, we put that band together."
- Tommy Lee
(Related: Time, Baby, Friends, Talk)

"My first husband and I are still good friends and there is no earthly reason why I should not see him. Larry and I are very much in love."
- Vivien Leigh
(Related: Love, HusbFirst, Friends, Reason)

"Everybody I talked to - from my friends to my family and some of the players - really gave me a lot of support from the start. And that certainly made me feel good about trying to come back and be one of the best again."
- Mario Lemieux
(Related: Family, Friends, Support, Trying)

"The two most important things in life are good friends and a strong bullpen."
- Bob Lemon
(Related: Life, Friends)

"If you go to school and practice for five days a week, it still gives you two days you can go and see your friends, you can go to the movies, you do whatever you like to do."
- Ivan Lendl
(Related: Movies, Friends, Practice, School)

"I'm lucky that a lot of my friends are in the entertainment industry."
- Sean Lennon
(Related: Entertainment, Friends)

"I have some close friends I keep in touch with. I knit. I watch a little too much TV. I ski, if the weather's right for that. If I can find a group of buddies, I go rock climbing."
- Melissa Leo
(Related: Friends, Right, Ski, Weather)

"The most deadly fruit is borne by the hatred which one grafts on an extinguished friendship."
- Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
(Related: Friendship, Hatred)

"I grew up with an artist father, and my parents' friends were also mainly artists or writers, so he connects what I do with his example."
- Jonathan Lethem
(Related: Father, Artist, Artists, Example, Friends, Parents, Writers)

"I have no trouble with y enemies. But my god damn friends... they are the ones that keep me walking the floors at night."
- Oscar Levant
(Related: God, Enemies, Friends, Night, Trouble, Walking)

"The terrorist attacks of September 11th and the courageous actions of our armed forces in Afghanistan and Iraq remind us that friends of tyranny and enemies of freedom still exist."
- Carl Levin
(Related: Actions, Afghanistan, Enemies, Freedom, Friends, Iraq, Tyranny)

"Women tend to have recognition and peer group support - recognition from friends and family that this has to be a big issue in their lives. They're more comfortable expressing the need for support and receiving it."
- James Levine
(Related: Family, Women, Friends, Support)

"Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Friendship, Art, Survival, Philosophy, Value)

"Eros will have naked bodies; Friendship naked personalities."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Friendship, Will)

"Whoopi and I have been friends ever since she claimed she couldn't sing on the set of Sister Act."
- Jenifer Lewis
(Related: Sister, Act, Friends)

"The Red Sox are a curious thing because so much here is media driven. You can't go fire half your scouts here because they are all friends with the local reporters. Your life is going to hell in the papers."
- Michael Lewis
(Related: Life, Fire, Friends, Hell, Media)

"Acquire the habit of speaking to God as if you were alone with Him, familiarly and with confidence and love, as to the dearest and most loving of friends."
- Alphonsus Liguori
(Related: God, Love, Habit, Confidence, Friends)

"Here in the big city people spend their time thinking about work and about money; they don't give some value to friendships and it can be depressing."
- Adriana Lima
(Related: Time, Work, People, Money, Thinking, Value)

"I had very few friends. We always ate dinner with our parents. We didn't want to go out. American adolescence was a lot wilder than I would have felt comfortable with."
- Maya Lin
(Related: Adolescence, American, Friends, Parents, Want)

"Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?"
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Enemies, Friends)

"I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Enemies, Friends)

"Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn't seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Friendship, Men, Women, Football)

"I had friends in this band called Mars and they used to play a lot."
- Arto Lindsay
(Related: Friends, Play)

"I had a lot of friends in high school, but I was never the wild party girl. Never have been, never plan to be!"
- Blake Lively
(Related: Friends, Party, School)

"You have to be very careful with women friends."
- Heather Locklear
(Related: Women, Friends)

"And you can't really cover people critically that you're friends with."
- Kurt Loder
(Related: People, Friends)

"It's not a good thing to be friends with people you're covering. There's just no point in doing it. It's tempting, but they're not going to consider you their friend anyway. They just know that you're somebody that can do something for them."
- Kurt Loder
(Related: People, Friend, Friends)

"I use my cell phone as much as I can - I talk to friends all the time. I'm like 2,000 hours a month. It's crazy."
- Lisa Loeb
(Related: Time, Friends, Talk)

"It was all that stuff about taking your parents' car when you're 13, sneaking booze into rock shows and ditching school with your friends. I could relate to that as a former teenager, rather than as a present parent."
- Donal Logue
(Related: Car, Friends, Parents, Present, School)

"I'm an angel compared to some of my friends."
- Lindsay Lohan
(Related: Friends)

"I'm the hardest working person I know. I'm 20 years old - is it a crime to want to go out dancing with my friends?"
- Lindsay Lohan
(Related: Crime, Dancing, Friends, Old, Want, Years)

"You know what? It's a great conversation starter, right? You meet friends that way. Sometimes it's a good thing. And then other times, I guess, the person is just a little too... then you kind of like want to back away. It depends on the person, you know?"
- Alison Lohman
(Related: Conversation, Friends, Right, Want)

"I'll fly Away took place in the 50's and 60's in America's South, and there are a couple of scenes where me and my friends are supposed to be skinny dipping with these girls."
- Jeremy London
(Related: America, Friends, Girls)

"Most of my friends aren't actors - and not one of them is overly impressed with what I do."
- Jeremy London
(Related: Actors, Friends)

"In Hollywood, she's revered, she gets nominated for Oscars, but I've never heard anyone in the public or among my friends say, 'Oh, I love Winona Ryder.'"
- Jennifer Lopez
(Related: Love, Friends, Hollywood, Public)

"I grew up in the Bronx where you would stay up late with your girlfriends, just being silly in our bedrooms, whatever. And I was always the clown."
- Jennifer Lopez
(Related: Being, Girlfriends, Silly)

"When you've grown sick of reading and bug-eyed from watching TV, when your friends are all visited out, no words can adequately praise the link to the outside world provided by your parents and family."
- Lance Loud
(Related: Family, Friends, Parents, Praise, Reading, Words, World)

"People who were close to me - family and friends - they knew about my sexuality."
- Greg Louganis
(Related: Family, People, Friends, Sexuality)

"The Games are just a nice, positive way to build friendships, camaraderie and, of course, self-esteem. Plus, the Games are a great opportunity for people to participate in sports who normally wouldn't."
- Greg Louganis
(Related: Sports, People, Opportunity, Positive, Games, Self)

"It's funny, my girlfriends think that because I am married to a fashion designer, I get all these great tips and hints about great fashion, but it's not like that at all. He never tells me what to wear."
- Lori Loughlin
(Related: Funny, Fashion, Girlfriends)

"Ours is a circle of friendships united by ideals."
- Juliette G. Low
(Related: Ideals, United)

"Inspiring passion in family and friends has more enduring value than just staying alive for them."
- Alex Lowe
(Related: Family, Friends, Inspiring, Passion, Value)

"We became good friends with Galactic as well."
- Mike Lowry
(Related: Friends)

"Nobody ever chooses the already unfortunate as objects of his loyal friendship."
- Lucan
(Related: Friendship)

"I had friends of mine tell me they had a baby, and I didn't even know they were pregnant."
- Josh Lucas
(Related: Baby, Friends)

"I visited those friends who'd just had a baby, and she was washing dishes and he was cleaning the house, and I burst with happiness. And in their minds, they were in this terrible domestic rut."
- Josh Lucas
(Related: Happiness, Baby, Friends)

"Time should make enemies and Life should make friends."
- Henry R. Luce
(Related: Life, Time, Enemies, Friends)

"Many a person has held close, throughout their entire lives, two friends that always remained strange to one another, because one of them attracted by virtue of similarity, the other by difference."
- Emil Ludwig
(Related: Virtue, Difference, Friends)

"I used drugs as a social activity; a way to have fun with friends."
- Lorna Luft
(Related: Drugs, Friends, Fun)

"Sinatra was just one of Mom's friends."
- Lorna Luft
(Related: Mom, Friends)

"I would like to raise my glass to friendship between Russia and the United States."
- Richard Lugar
(Related: Friendship, Russia, states, United)