Aphorisms by theme: Friendship

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 Brooks Adams

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By theme : Friendship Life
Familiarity is the root of the closest friendships, as well as the intensest hatreds.

Antoine de Rivarol

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By theme : Behavior Friendship Hatred Relations
Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than yourself.

Confucius

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By theme : Friendship
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.

Aristotle

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By theme : Friendship
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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By theme : Friendship Men Women
Time, which strengthens friendship, weakens love.

Jean de La Bruyere

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By theme : Friendship Love Time
When you choose your friends, don`t be short-changed by choosing personality over character.

William Somerset Maugham

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By theme : Character Friendship
One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three are hardly possible.

Henry Brooks Adams

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By theme : Friendship Life
Many of my friends became my enemies, many enemies become friends - only those who never cared either way remained constant.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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By theme : Friendship Humor
The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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By theme : Behavior Friendship
Inferiority is what you enjoy in your best friends.

Philip Chesterfield

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By theme : Friendship Relations
Between friends, frequent reproofs make the friendship distant.

Confucius

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By theme : Behavior Friendship Relations
It`s no good trying to keep up old friendships. It`s painful for both sides. The fact is, one grows out of people, and the only thing is to face it.

William Somerset Maugham

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By theme : Behavior Friendship Psychology Wisdom
I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Friendship Humor Relations Wit
Probably no man ever had a friend that he did not dislike a little.

Edgar Watson Howe

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By theme : Friendship Psychology Relations
A female friend, amiable, clever and devoted, is a possession more valuable than parks and palaces; and without such a muse, few men can succeed in life, none be contented.

Benjamin Disraeli

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By theme : Friendship Love Women
A flatterer is a friend who is your inferior, or pretends to be so.

Aristotle

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By theme : Behavior Friendship Relations Thought
It is better to be deceived by one`s friends than to deceive them.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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By theme : Behavior Friendship
If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself alone. A man should keep his friendships in constant repair.

Samuel Johnson

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By theme : Friendship Relations
A man dies as often as he loses his friends.

Francis Bacon

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By theme : Death Friendship
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