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We do not so much need the help of our friends as the confidence of their help in need.
Ambition. An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead.
The life of a man who deliberately runs through his fortune often becomes a business speculation; his friends, his pleasures, patrons, and acquaintances are his capital.
Honore de Balzac
Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
President Barack Obama has stood watch over the greatest job loss in modern American history. And that, my friends, is one inconvenient truth that will haunt this President throughout history.
When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never forgive the loss of their prerogative.
I realised the bohemian life was not for me. I would look around at my friends, living like starving artists, and wonder, 'Where's the art?' They weren't doing anything. And there was so much interesting stuff to do, so much fun to be had... maybe I could even quit renting.
P. J. O'Rourke
A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he set out, will have condemned himself to second-hand thoughts and to second-rate friends.
One enemy can do more hurt than ten friends can do good.
As a young person growing up in Washington, D.C., summers were hot, humid and relentless. My friends and I grew more restless and adventurous with every passing year.
I text and email my friends and family a lot, but that's about the extent of my high-tech-etude.
We are easily comforted for the misfortunes of our friends, when those misfortunes give us an occasion of expressing our affection and solicitude.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I saw a report yesterday. There's so much oil, all over the world, they don't know where to dump it. And Saudi Arabia says, 'Oh, there's too much oil.' They - they came back yesterday. Did you see the report? They want to reduce oil production. Do you think they're our friends? They're not our friends.
We cannot always assure the future of our friends; we have a better chance of assuring our future if we remember who our friends are.
Henry A. Kissinger
Do not have evil-doers for friends, do not have low people for friends: have virtuous people for friends, have for friends the best of men.
The final test for a novel will be our affection for it, as it is the test of our friends, and of anything else which we cannot define.
E. M. Forster
Live so that your friends can defend you but never have to.
Arnold H. Glasow
I'm not after fame and success and fortune and power. It's mostly that I want to have a good job and have good friends; that's the good stuff in life.
Strangers are exciting, their mystery never ends. But, there's nothing like looking at your own history in the faces of your friends.
In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
One thing I really envy about my friends who have kids is that as their children develop, they're able to revisit their own developmental stages and recognise themselves and undo a lot of things they decided.
I have amazing friends who have led inspirational lives.
Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings.
Jean de la Bruyere
'Romance' is based on my entire creative process. I fall in love with an idea, obsess over it, isolate myself with it, and when I eventually introduce it to my friends, they all tell me that it's stupid.
This is a fault common to all singers, that among their friends they will never sing when they are asked; unasked, they will never desist.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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