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''A drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gal.'' So with men. If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. Therein is a drop of honey which catches his heart, which, say what he will, is the highroad to his reason.
~ Abraham Lincoln | ( Politician. President of the United States. ) | 1809-1865 | Friendship
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'Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.
~ Charles Lamb | ( English essayist. ) | 1775-1834 | Friendship
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A day for toil, an hour for sport, but for a friend is life too short.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Friendship
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A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him, I may think aloud.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Friendship
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A friend is a present you give to yourself.
~ Robert Louis Stevenson | ( Scottish essayist, poet and novelist. ) | 1850-1895 | Friendship
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A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Friendship
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A friend is, as it were, a second self.
~ Marcus Tulius Cicero | ( Writer, politician and great roman orator. ) | 106-43 BC | Friendship
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A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Friendship
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A friend should bear a friend's infirmities, But Brutus makes mine greater than they are.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Friendship
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A friend who cannot at a pinch remember a thing or two that never happened is as bad as one who does not know how to forget.
~ Samuel Butler | ( British poet and satirist. ) | 1612-1680 | Friendship
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A good friend is my nearest relation.
~ Thomas Fuller | ( British clergyman and author. ) | 1608-1661 | Friendship
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A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals a secret of hidden treasure.
~ Buddha | ( Founder of Buddhism. ) | 563 - 483 BC | Friendship
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A little kingdom I possess, where thoughts and feelings dwell; And very hard the task I find of governing it well. Self-control Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty. Modesty Stay is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary.
~ Louisa May Alcott | (American novelist ) | 1832-1888 | Friendship
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A man cannot be said to succeed in this life who does not satisfy one friend.
~ Henry David Thoreau | ( American naturalist ) | 1817-1862 | Friendship
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A man must eat a peck of salt with his friend, before he knows him.
~ Miguel de Cervantes | ( Spanish novelist ) | 1547-1616 | Friendship
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A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.
~ Charles Darwin | (English Naturalist ) | 1809-1882 | Friendship
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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 | ( British poet and satirist. ) | 1612-1680 | Friendship
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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 | ( British poet. ) | 1788-1824 | Friendship
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A puppy plays with every pup he meets, but an old dog has few associates.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Friendship
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A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.
~ George Washington | (First President of the USA. ) | 1732-1799 | Friendship
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A true friend is somebody who can make us do what we can.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Friendship
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