friendship

A Quote by Alexander Pope on friendship, guests, and laws

True friendship's laws are by this rule expressed Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Translation of the Odyssey, 1725-1756

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on friendship and trust

Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every foe.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on dogs, fidelity, and friendship

Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on absence, death, and friendship

Absent or dead, still let a friend be dear.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Epistle to Robert, Earl of Oxford and Mortimer, 1721

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on friendship, guidance, and philosophy

Thou wert my guide, philosopher, and friend.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man. Epistle iv. Line 390.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on death, friendship, god, and good

Good God! how often are we to die before we go quite off this stage? In every friend we lose a part of ourselves, and the best part.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on absence, affliction, friendship, and men

Let me tell you I am better acquainted with you for a long absence, as men are with themselves for a long affliction: absence does but hold off a friend, to make one see him the truer.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

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A Quote by Aldous Leonard Huxley on evolution, failure, fatherhood, friendship, love, and progress

If we evolved a race of Isaac Newtons, that would not be progress. For the price Newton had to pay for being a supreme intellect was that he was incapable of friendship, love, fatherhood, and many other desirable things. As a man he was a failure; as a monster he was superb.

Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)

Source: Interview with J. W. N. Sullivan, Contemporary Mind, London, 1934.

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A Quote by Albert Camus on friendship, passion, sincerity, and truth

How can sincerity be a condition of friendship? A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

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A Quote by Albert Camus on friendship and heaven

May heaven protect us, cher monsieur, from being set on a pedestal by our friends!!!

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

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