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A friend of mine once sent me a postcard with a picture of the entire planet Earth taken from space. On the back it said, Wish you were here.
– Steven Wright
A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.
– Robert Hall
A friend told me that each morning when we get up we have to decide whether we are going to save or savor the world. I don't think that is the decision. It's not an either or, save or savor. We have to do both, save and savor the world.
– Kate Clinton
A friend who is near and dear may in time become as useless as a relative.
– George Ade
A friend who visits you when you are suffering is your best friend.
– Vikrant Parsai
A friend will know you better in the first minute they see you, than your acquaintance will in a thousand years.
– Unknown
A friend's bitter words seem to us more poisonous than a serpent's teeth.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely.
– Pam Brown
A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
– John D. Rockefeller Jr.
A full cup must be carried steadily.
– English Proverb
A fully equipped duke costs as much to keep up as two Dreadnoughts, and dukes are just as great a terror -- and they last longer.
– David Lloyd George
A functioning police state needs no police.
– William S. Burroughs
A funeral is not death, any more than baptism is birth or marriage union. All three are the clumsy devices, coming now too late, now too early, by which Society would register the quick motions of man.
– E. M. Forster
A funny thing is if you're out hiking and your friend gets bit by a poisonous snake, tell him you're going for help, then go about ten feet and pretend YOU got bit by a snake. Then start an argument about who's going to get help. A lot of guys will start crying. That's why it makes you feel good when you tell them it was just a joke.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
A garden is evidence of faith. It links us with all the misty figures of the past who also planted and were nourished by the fruits of their planting.
– Gladys Taber
A garden must be looked into, and dressed as the body.
– George Herbert
A gate to nature is a gate to heaven!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
A gazelle runs faster than us; cockroaches are remarkably tolerant of radiation; every being has some superiority; in remembering this, be very humble!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
A gem is not polished without rubbing, nor a man perfected without trials.
– Chinese Proverb
A generation of men is like a generation of leaves the wind scatters some leaves upon the ground, while others the burgeoning wood brings forth - and the season of spring comes on. So of men one generation springs forth and another ceases.
– Homer
A generation of men is like a generation of leaves; the wind scatters some leaves upon the ground, while others the burgeoning wood brings forth - and the season of spring comes on. So of men one generation springs forth and another ceases.
– Homer, The Iliad
A generation which ignores history has no past and no future.
– Robert Anson Heinlein
A generous person is anyone who freely gives out anything tangible or intangible even more than it's necessary or expected of him or her. Are you generous at all? If YES then, do keep the fire burning. But if NO then, you've got to have a rethink and afterwards dare to be/remain generous. For, it really pays to be generous. You can take my words for it/that.
– Emeasoba George
A genius is just a talented person who does his homework.
– Thomas A. Edison
A genius is the man in whom you are least likely to find the power of attending to anything insipid or distasteful in itself. He breaks his engagements, leaves his letters unanswered, neglects his family duties incorrigibly, because he is powerless to turn his attention down and back from those more interesting trains of imagery with which his genius constantly occupies his mind.
– William James

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