Quotes with friend
A friend cannot be considered a friend unless he is tested on three occasions: in time of need, behind your back, and after your death.
He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, while he who has one enemy will meet him everywhere.
A true friend is one soul in two bodies.
The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Nothing happens by chance, my friend... No such thing as luck. A meaning behind every little thing, and such a meaning behind this. Part for you, part for me, we may not see it all real clear right now, but we will, before long.
Nothing by Chance: A Gypsy Pilot's Adventures in Modern America (1969)
Evil men of every degree will use you, flatter you, lead you on until you are useless; then, if the virtuous do not pity you, or God compassionate, you are without a friend in the universe.
Lectures to Young Men: On Various Important Subjects. (1856)
The poor man who takes property by force is called a thief, but the creditor who can by legislation make a debtor pay a dollar twice as large as he borrowed is lauded as the friend of a sound currency. The man who wants the people to destroy the Government is an anarchist, but the man who wants the Government to destroy the people is a patriot.
Principal Speech Against Unconditional Repeal (16 August 1893).
A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.
A faithful dog does not judge its owner, it does not criticize him or her, it simply accepts him or her; it accepts us as we are, for who we are, no matter how we dress, no matter how much money we have or don't have, and no matter what our social standing might be or might not be. No matter what happens, one's dog is still one's friend.
Speech about cruelty to animals on the floor of the Senate, 2001.
I use cracks on the sidewalk to walk down the street. I'd always walk on the lines. I never take anything but a calculated risk, and do it because it gives me a sense of identity. Fear is a man's best friend.
My mother never breast-fed me. She told me she only liked me as a friend.
I have known not a few men who, after reaching the summits of business success, found themselves miserable on attaining retirement age. They were so exclusively engrossed in their day-to-day affairs that they had no time for friend-making.... They may flatter themselves that their unrelaxing concentration on business constitutes patriotism of the highest order. They may tell themselves that the existing emergency will pass, and that they can then adopt different, more sociable, more friendly habits. [But] such a day is little likely to come for such individuals.
If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.
Why should we be closer to the Soviets? Because the Americans have challenged us. America is involved in a conspiracy [against the Arab world], primarily because of its policy toward Israel. In our view, whoever is against the Americans stands with us. The enemy of your enemy is your friend.
Interview in Time (April 9, 1979)
A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.
When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.
I have known war as few men now living know it. Its very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a means of settling international disputes.
The best friend is likely to acquire the best wife, because a good marriage is based on the talent for friendship.
Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back: a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.
No man's abilities are so remarkably shining as not to stand in need of a proper opportunity, a patron, and even the praises of a friend, to recommend them to the notice of the world.
A friend who agrees with you 80 percent of the time is your friend and ally. He’s not a 20-percent traitor.
No man can be condemned for owning a dog. As long as he has a dog, he has a friend; and the poorer he gets, the better friend he has.
All sorrows are sisters; a secret intelligence establishes itself between troubled hearts, however diverse their griefs. The poor people felt that their friend also suffered; they did not precisely know with what, but they forgot their own sorrows in pitying their benefactor. Suffering is the true cement of love. For men to love each other truly, they must have shed tears together.
Life of St. Francis d'Assisi (1894)
A friend is one who knows who you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still gently allows you to grow.
So long as we love we serve; so long as we are loved by others, I would almost say that we are indispensable; and no man is useless while he has a friend.
Lay Morals (1911)
In a little while you will be alone in shoreless space, to wander its limitless solitudes without friend or comrade forever—for you will remain a thought, the only existent thought, and by your nature inextinguishable, indestructible. But I, your poor servant, have revealed you to yourself and set you free. Dream other dreams, and better!
The Mysterious Stranger (1916)
The lie, as a virtue, a principle, is eternal; the lie, as a recreation, a solace, a refuge in time of need, the fourth Grace, the tenth Muse, man's best and surest friend is immortal.
"On the Decay of the Art of Lying"
When a man loves cats, I am his friend and comrade, without further introduction.
"An Incident," Who Is Mark Twain?
No person is your friend (or kin) who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow and be perceived as fully blossomed as you were intended.
In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens: Womanist Prose (1983)
Can I be your imaginary friend?
House, Whac-A-Mole. By Dr. Gregory House.
You're my only friend. And I hate you.
House, Broken. By Dr. Gregory House.