Quotations About / On:
Men have sometimes exchanged names with their friends, as if they would signify that in their friend each loved his own soul.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Friendship," Essays, First Series (1841, repr. 1847).)
Man himself is his best friend and his worst enemy.
(To my students)
Misery loves complaining friends.
(A person that's miserable love having people around them that will complain about the problem also.)
My friends are my well-wishers and ill-wishers too
Man and work are friends
They live and die together
Hatred destroys best friends.
Drunks do not have friends, but accomplices.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
Even the strongest man needs friends.
(Mario Puzo, U.S. author, screenwriter, and Francis Ford Coppola, U.S. director, screenwriter. Don Lucase, The Godfather III, advice given to Vincent (Andy Garcia) when Vincent goes undercover to infiltrate his uncle Michael Corleone's Mafia rivals (1990).)
We must take our friends as they are.
(James Boswell (1740-1795), Scottish author. Boswell The Great Biographer, journal, February 25, 1791, p. 18, McGraw-Hill Book Publishing Company, Inc. (1989).)
A boy's best friend is his mother.
(Joseph Stefano, U.S. screenwriter, and Alfred Hitchcock. Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins), in Psycho (1960).)