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Laugh at your friends, and if your friends are sore; So much the better, you may laugh the more.
Henry Ward Beecher
I didn't tell any of my friends that I wanted to be a comedian, because I was superstitious. I thought if I told people, it wouldn't happen. So I kept it all in my head for years and years.
Friendship is a pretty full-time occupation if you really are friendly with somebody. You can't have too many friends because then you're just not really friends.
June Jordan, who died of cancer in 2002, was a brilliant, fierce, radical, and frequently furious poet. We were friends for thirty years. Not once in that time did she step back from what was transpiring politically and morally in the world. She spoke up, and led her students, whom she adored, to do the same.
I say, If everybody in this house lives where it's God first, friends and family second and you third, we won't ever have an argument.
If all men knew what others say of them, there would not be four friends in the world.
Every man can tell how many goats or sheep he possesses, but not how many friends.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
I maintain that, if everyone knew what others said about him, there would not be four friends in the world.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
There is a scarcity of friendship, but not of friends.
Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books.
Charles Caleb Colton
The best way to keep your friends is not to give them away.
Writing is like prostitution. First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money.
I tell myself that God gave my children many gifts - spirit, beauty, intelligence, the capacity to make friends and to inspire respect. There was only one gift he held back - length of life.
All my friends are dying. That's why I always wear black.
Trust me, there's not one night a week I'm not in a theater somewhere. I adore theater, and I go out with friends, so I do have some nights off.
If you cry over a guy, then your friends can't date him. It can't even be considered.
When the strong box contains no more both friends and flatterers shun the door.
If all the world hated you, and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved you, and absolved you from guilt, you would not be without friends.
If you're old enough to have a job and to have a life, you use Facebook exactly as advertised, you look up old friends.
My best advice for writers is: Have your adventures, make your mistakes, and choose your friends poorly - all these make for great stories.
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.
You show people what you're willing to fight for when you fight your friends.
And by the way, a piece of news, Israel is the one country in which everyone is pro-American, opposition and coalition alike. And I represent the entire people of Israel who say, 'Thank you, America.' And we're friends of America, and we're the only reliable allies of America in the Middle East.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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