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FRIENDS


My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company. Jane Austen

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Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good plays, good company, good conversation - what are they? They are the happiest people in the world. William Lyon Phelps 2


Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him. John Locke

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Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. Izaak Walton

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A man has to live with himself, and he should see to it that he always has good company. Charles Evans Hughes

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Good company and good discourse are the very sinews of virtue. Izaak Walton

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There used to be a tradition of the loveable rogue who would steal from the honour boxes in churches and buy a round of drinks with the money he snagged. And everyone would find him tremendously good company. But not any more. Douglas Coupland

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Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend. Albert Camus

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One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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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

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“We'll be Friends Forever, won't we, Pooh?' asked Piglet. Even longer,' Pooh answered.” ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

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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

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My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me. Henry Ford

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I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let's face it, friends make life a lot more fun. Charles R. Swindoll

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Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Marcel Proust

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“When someone loves you, the way they say your name is different. You know that your name is safe in their mouth.” ― Jess C. Scott, The Intern

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“You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.” ― Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook 17


“Why did you do all this for me?' he asked. 'I don't deserve it. I've never done anything for you.' 'You have been my friend,' replied Charlotte. 'That in itself is a tremendous thing.� ― E.B. White, Charlotte's Web 18


“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I'll meet you there.

When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.” ― Rumi

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Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within. James A. Baldwin

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Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is. Jim Morrison

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The first duty of love is to listen. Paul Tillich

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Love doesn't make the world go 'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile. Franklin P. Jones

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“There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.” ― Linda Grayson

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A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same. Elbert Hubbard

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“Friendship is born at that moment when one man says to another: "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . ."” ― C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves

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“There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.” ― Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

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Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity. Henry Van Dyke

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A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love. Max Muller

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In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. Albert Schweitzer

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It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself. Jim Morrison

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“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” ― Mark Twain

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Friends and good manners will carry you where money won't go. Margaret Walker

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“If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.” ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

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You can't relate to a superhero, to a superman, but you can identify with a real man who in times of crisis draws forth some extraordinary quality from within himself and triumphs but only after a struggle. Timothy Dalton

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“If I had a flower for every time I thought of you...I could walk through my garden forever.” ― Alfred Tennyson

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The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it. Hubert H. Humphrey

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“Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh?" he whispered. "Yes, Piglet?" "Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's hand. "I just wanted to be sure of you.” ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

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