Quotations About / On:
A brother may not be a friend, but a friend will always be a brother.
(Samuel Richardson (1689-1761), British novelist. Third edition, London (1751). Anna Howe, in Clarissa, vol. 2, p. 15, AMS Press (1990).)
only a fool who makes his enemies to friends to destroy these, in the end, he has no friends left
Sometimes love is waking up to no longer being friends with your best-friend and meeting them and feeling like you are not strangers either.
If you have a friend and they are lost, go and find them; that's what my friends did.
'Befriending a rich friend with a good heart is a miracle but befriending a poor friend with a bad heart is a blessing in disguise.'
True friends are like diamonds precious but rare. Fake friends are autumn leaves found everywhere.
'A friend of mine is convinced he's not a devil. Anyone who has a friend like this is a devil himself'.
(- Nathan Coppedge, Jan 2015.)
'If fear is your True Friend then success can't be your Best friend. As they both hate each other'
One should still honor the enemy in his friend. Can you go up close to your friend without going over to him?
(Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 4, p. 71, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Zarathustra, in Thus Spoke Zarathustra, First Part, "On the Friend," (1883).)
It pays to know who your friends are but it also pays to know you ain't got any friends.
(Bob Dylan [Robert Allen Zimmerman] (b. 1941), U.S. singer, songwriter. "Prelude to the Flatpick," Tarantula (1970).)