friendship

A Quote by Aristotle on friendship and work

Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on friendship and soul

What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Diogenes Laeritius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers, book V

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A Quote by Aristotle on friendship and soul

Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristophanes on cities, enemies, friendship, learning, men, and war

Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war. . . .

Aristophanes (c.450 - c.385 BC)

Source: Birds, 414 BC

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A Quote by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov on friendship, hatred, love, people, and respect

Love, friendship, respect, will never unite people as much as a common hatred for something.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860 - 1904)

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A Quote by Antonia Till on anxiety, cooking, family, friendship, oppression, sharing, and society

. . . even those for whom cooking is an oppressive chore or a source of self-doubting anxiety, acknowledge that a meal shared by friends and family is one of the bonding rituals without which the family, society even, can fall apart.

Antonia Till

Source: Loaves & Wishes

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A Quote by Antiphanes on death, friendship, journeys, and mankind

Be not grieved above measure for thy deceased friends. They are not dead, but have only finished the journey which it is necessary for every one of us to take. We ourselves must go to hat great place of reception in which they are all of them assembled, and, in this general rendezvous of mankind, live together in another state of being.

Antiphanes (c. 408 - c. 334 BC)

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A Quote by Anne Raver on friendship, garden, imagination, and path

A garden is like the self. It has so many layers and winding paths, real or imagined, that it can never be known, completely, even by the most intimate of friends.

Anne Raver

Source: Deep in the Green, 1995

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A Quote by Anne Morrow Lindbergh on football, friendship, men, and women

Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn't seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.

Anne Lindbergh (1906 -)

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A Quote by Anna Cummins on death and friendship

Do not save your loving speeches For your friends till they are dead; Do not write them on their tombstones, Speak them rather now instead.

Anna Cummins

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