Subject: People » Friends

Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend’s success.

(1854 – 1900) Irish dramatist, novelist & poet

A fool and his money is a friend indeed.

When our friends get into power, they aren’t our friends any more.

Sewing Circle: Where friendship hangs by a thread.

A Merry Christmas to all my friends except two.

(1880 – 1946) comedian, actor, juggler & writer

He hasn’t an enemy in the world – but all his friends hate him.

(1892 – 1964) singer, dancer, comedian, actor & songwriter

Every time I paint a portrait I lose a friend.

(1856 – 1925) American artist & portrait painter

To find a friend one must close one eye; to keep him – two.

(1868 – 1952) British writer

Have you ever thought about registering as a sex offender just so your friends won’t bring their kids over to your house?

(1967 – ) American stand-up comedian & actor

You know how your friends are all morons, and they got the stories wrong all the time?… it’s the same here with the Bible.

(1960 – ) American stand-up comedian & writer

One sure way to lose another woman’s friendship is to try to improve her flower arrangements.


All I need is room enough to lay a hat and a few friends.

(1893 – 1967) writer, humorist & poet

The best accessory a girl can have is her best friend.

(1981 – ) heiress, socialite, media personality & model

May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.

(1694 – 1778) French author, humanist & satirist

True friends stab you in the front.

(1854 – 1900) Irish dramatist, novelist & poet

I was the kid next door’s imaginary friend.

(1956 – ) American comedian

Sewing Circle: A group of women who needle each other.

And now, I’m pleased to introduce the star of the film Gladiator, and a man I like to call a close, personal friend, but he told me not to…

(1945 – ) comedian, actor, writer, playwright & musician

There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.

(1812 – 1870) English novelist

When I was a kid, I had two friends, and they were imaginary and they would only play with each other.

(1953 – ) comedian, dancer & writer

Whenever a friend succeeds, a little something in me dies.

(1925 – 2012) author, playwright, essayist & screenwriter

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