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Human beings are born into this little span of life of which the best thing is its friendship and intimacies, and soon their places will know them no more, and yet they leave their friendships and intimacies with no cultivation, to grow as they will by the roadside, expecting them to "keep" by force of inertia.

I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.

I always like to know everything about my new friends, and nothing about my old ones.

I am learning to live close to the lives of my friends without ever seeing them. No miles of any measurement can separate your soul from mine.

I am quite sure that no friendship yields its true pleasure and nobility of nature without frequent communication, sympathy and service.

I am treating you as my friend, asking you to share my present minuses in the hope I can ask you to share my future pluses.

I can trust my friends. ... These people force me to examine myself, encourage me to grow.

I cannot concentrate all my friendship on any single one of my friends because no one is complete enough in himself.

I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end, when I come to lay down the reins of Ewer, I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at st have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me.

I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.

I feel the need of relations and friendship, of affection, of friendly intercourse. ... I cannot miss these things without feeling, as does any other intelligent man, a void and a deep need.

I have always differentiated between two types of friends; those who want proofs of friendship, and those who do not. One kind loves me for myself, and the others for themselves.

I have come to esteem history as a component of friendships. In my case at least friendships are not igneous but sedimentary.

I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.

I have learned that to have a good friend is the purest of all God's gifts, for it is a love that has no exchange of payment.

I have lost friends, some by death ... others by sheer inability to cross the street.

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.

I know what things are good: friendship and work and conversation.

I like a highland friend who will stand by me not only when I am in the right, but when I am a little in the wrong.

I loathe a friend ... who takes his friend's prosperity but will not voyage with him in his grief.

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