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Henry Adams Quotes

I hope you find these Henry Adams Quotes inspiring and motivational.

Friends are born, not made.
- Henry Adams

Related topics: Friendship Relationship

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies,
but even more to stand up to your friends.
- J.K. Rowling

It is the friends you can call up at 4 A.M. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose your friends carefully.
Your enemies will choose you.
- Yasser Arafat

I will reflect the finest qualities my friends offer me
and remind them of all the promise I see in them.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


 

The best time to make friends is before you need them.
- Ethel Barrymore

I have lost friends, some by death ...
others by sheer inability to cross the street.
- Virginia Woolf

You can make more friends in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get other people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

Fate chooses your relations, you choose your friends.
- Jacques Delille

Friends are God's apology for relations.
- Hugh Kingsmille

Everyone should have at least two friends -
one to talk to and one to talk about.
- Anonymous

We will remember not the words of our enemies,
but the silence of our friends.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I make friends with my fear. I am unstoppable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Best Friends: we're a parade - even by ourselves!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

When your friends begin to flatter
you on how young you look,
it's a sure sign you're getting old.
- Mark Twain

So long as the memory of certain
beloved friends lives in my heart,
I shall say that life is good.
- Helen Keller

Every man should have a fair-sized cemetery
in which to bury the faults of his friends.
- Henry Brooks Adams

It is only the great-hearted who can be true friends.
The mean and cowardly can never know what true friendship means.
- Charles Kingsley

Life is partly what we make it,
and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.
- Tehyi Hsieh

Could we see when and where we are to meet again,
we would be more tender when we bid our friends goodbye.
- Ouida

Everyone hears what you say.
Friends listen to what you say.
Best friends listen to what you don't say.
- Anonymous

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

"We'll be Friends Forever, won't we, Pooh?" asked Piglet.
"Even longer," Pooh answered.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Friends are the siblings God never gave us.
- Mencius

Nothing is more cheerful than talking
about our friends' shortcomings.
- Mason Cooley

Best friends are the ones who can be the farthest away
but there the fastest when you call.
- Anonymous

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

Chance makes our parents, but choice makes our friends.
- Jacques Delille

I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell -
you see, I have friends in both places.
- Mark Twain

When true friends meet in adverse hour,
'Tis like a sunbeam through a shower.
A watery way an instant seen,
The darkly closing clouds between.
- Sir Walter Scott

Friends are God's way of apologizing to us for our families.
- Anonymous

Friendship is a thing most necessary to life,
since without friends no one would choose to live,
though possessed of all other advantages.
- Aristotle

Your friends love you anyway.
- Dave Barry

I get by with a little help from my friends.
- John Lennon

True friends are appreciative and never demanding.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that
they can grow separately without growing apart.
- Elisabeth Foley

Sometimes new love comes between old friends.
Sometimes the best love was the one that was always there.
- Anonymous

Friendship with one's self is all important,
because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The difference between men friends and women friends
is that men tend to do things together,
women tend to just be together.
- Art Jahnke

True friends are those who lift you up
when your heart's wings forget how to fly.
- Anonymous

Good friends are like stars ...
you don't always see them,
but you know they are always there.
- Anonymous

Friends are angels who lift us to our feet
when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
- Anonymous

Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience:
this is the ideal life.
- Mark Twain

I have friends in overalls
whose friendship I would not swap
for the favor of the kings of the world.
- Thomas A. Edison

Books and friends should be few but good.
- Anonymous

Can miles truly separate us from friends?
If we want to be with someone we love, aren't we already there?
- Richard Bach

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In all my ways of seeing - may I use new glasses,
a telescope and a microscope.
And may I always allow myself to see a circumstance
through the tender hearts of my friends.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Truly great friends are hard to find,
difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.
- Anonymous

Am I not destroying my enemies
when I make friends of them?
- Abraham Lincoln

A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fear makes strangers of people
who would otherwise be friends.
- Shirley MacLaine

Friends love misery, in fact.
Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky
or too successful or too pretty,
our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.
- Erica Jong

When friends stop being frank and useful to each other,
the whole world loses some of its radiance.
- Anatole Broyard

It is better to be in chains with friends,
than to be in a garden with strangers.
- Persian Proverb

I no doubt deserved my enemies,
but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
- Walt Whitman

The making of friends, who are real friends,
is the best token we have of a man's success in life.
- Edward Everett Hale

A man's friendships are, like his will,
invalidated by marriage -
but they are also no less invalidated
by the marriage of his friends.
- Samuel Butler

I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.
- Abraham Lincoln

One measure of friendship consists
not in the number of things friends can discuss,
but in the number of things they need no longer mention.
- Clifton Fadiman

Be careful the friends you choose -
for you will become like them.
- W. Clement Stone

The best way to keep your friends
is not to give them away.
- Wilson Mizner

One good reason to only maintain a small circle of friends
is that three out of four murders
are committed by people who know the victim.
- George Carlin

Friends are like bras:
close to your heart and there for support.
- Anonymous

Don't make friends who are comfortable to be with.
Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up.
- Thomas J. Watson Sr.

It is not so much our friends' help that helps us,
as the confidence of their help.
- Epicurus

No man is the whole of himself;
his friends are the rest of him.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

Friends are those rare people who ask how we are
and then wait to hear the answer.
- Anonymous


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