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Quotes of the Day for 13 December 2000 – Friendship

Very few choose to live without the support of friends, so quotes on friendship are a frequent request. Since Friendship has been important at least as long as the written word has existed, I am pleased to report that I have a good supply of quotes on the subject.

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The quotes:

Live so that your friends can defend you, but never have to.
     - Arnold Glasow

If it's 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.
     - Alice Duer Miller

We take care of our health, we lay up money, we make our roof tight and our clothing sufficient, but who provides wisely that he shall not be wanting the best property of all, friends?
     - Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is important for our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.
     - Mignon McLaughlin

Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate.
     - Thomas Jones

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