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On Friendship

   A good friend is one's nearest relation.

   A man that hath friends must show himself friendly. 

   There is no better looking-glass than an old friend.

   Promises may get friends, but 'tis performances that keep them.

   You will never have a friend if you must have one without 

   Friendships multiply joys and divide griefs.

   Adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.

   Every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts.

   A friend to everybody is a friend to nobody.

   True friends visit us in prosperity only when invited, but in 
     adversity they come without invitation.

   A friend that you buy with presents will be bought from you.

   Thine own friend and thy father's friend forsake not.


   A hedge between keeps friendship green.

   To be honest, to be kind, to earn a little, to spend a little 
     less, to renounce whatever shall be necessary and not be 
     embittered, to make a family happier for his presence, to 
     keep a few friends and these without capitulation, and above 
     all, to keep friends with one's self --- here is a task for 
     all that a man has of fortitude and delicacy. 

                                            Robert Louis Stevenson

   Friendship is the wine of life; but friendship new is neither 
     strong nor pure.
                                                       Edward Young

   Common friendship standeth on equalities, and cannot stand a 

   He that ceaseth to be friend never was a good one.

   The rich hath many friends.

   Absence strengtheneth friendships, where the last 
     recollections were friendly.

   Make no friendship with a man given to anger.

   Friendship made in a moment is of no moment.

   Wealth addeth many friends.

   An envious man, if you succeed,
   May prove a dangerous foe indeed,
   But not a friend worth keeping.

   False friends are worse than open enemies.

   Choose your friends with care, that you may have choice 

   A faithful friend loves to the end.

   He is a weak friend who cannot bear with his friend's weakness.

   A friend is easier lost than found.

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