"Don't ever dare to take your college as a matter of course - because, like democracy and freedom, many people you'll never know have broken their hearts to get it for you."
"When a woman like that whom I've seen so much, All of a sudden drops out of touch; Is always busy and never can, Spare you a moment, it means a man."
"Contempt is the weapon of the weak and a defense against one's own despised and unwanted feelings."
"A child too, can never grasp the fact that the same mother who cooks so well, is so concerned about his cough, and helps so kindly with his homework, in some circumstance has no more feeling than a wall of his hidden inner world."
"In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit."
"A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down."
"If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends - you're safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue."
"Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies."
"Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit."
"Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn't seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces."
"An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind."
"Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival."
"A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be."
"Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness."
"A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same."
"Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That's why it's a comfort to go hand in hand."
"When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it."
"Many a person has held close, throughout their entire lives, two friends that always remained strange to one another, because one of them attracted by virtue of similarity, the other by difference."
"The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you."
"The real test of friendship is: can you literally do nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple?"
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