Friendship Quotes – a large collection of famous and inspirational quotes


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Funny Alcohol Quotes

An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools. – Ernest Hemingway

A woman drove me to drink and I didn’t even have the decency to thank her. – W.C. Fields

24 hours in a day, 24 beers in a case. Coincidence? – Stephen Wright

The problem with some people is that when they aren’t drunk, they’re sober. – William Butler Yeats

Beer makes you feel the way you ought to feel without beer. – Henry Lawson

I feel sorry for people who don’t drink. They wake up in the morning and that’s the best they’re going to feel all day. – Unknown

I’m not as think as you drunk I am. – Unknown

Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder – Kinky Friedman

I spent a lot of my money on booze, birds, and fast cars. The rest I just squandered. – George Best

Alcohol removes inhibitions – like that scared little mouse who got drunk and shook his whiskers and shouted: “Now bring on that damn cat!” – Eleanor Early

I only take a drink on two occasions – when I’m thirsty and when I’m not. – Brendan Behan

I have made an important discovery…that alcohol, taken in sufficient quantities, produces all the effects of intoxication. – Oscar Wilde

When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading. – Henny Youngman

I drink to make other people interesting. – Unknown

Famous Friendship Quotes

“Don’t walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.” – Albert Camus

“Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.” – Aristotle

“Your friend is the man who knows all about you and still likes you.” – Elbert Hubbard

“You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.” – Dale Carnegie

“True friends stab you in the front.” – Oscar Wilde

“Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.” – Helen Keller

“I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value. Rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.” – C. S. Lewis

“There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven’t yet met.” – William Butler Yeats

“Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.” – George Eliot

Aging Quotes #4

# The troubles of the young are soon over; they leave no external mark. If you wound the tree in its youth the bark will quickly cover the gash; but when the tree is very old, peeling the bark off … you will see the scar there still. – Olive Schreiner

# We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. – George Bernard Shaw

# What old people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can. Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new. – Henry David Thoreau

# When you finally go back to your old home, you find it wasn’t the old home you missed but your childhood. – Sam Ewing

# Why is it that, as we grow older, we are so reluctant to change? It is not so much that new ideas are painful, for they are not. It is that old ideas are seldom entirely false, but have truth, great truth in them. The justification for conservatism is the desire to preserve the truths and standards of the past; its dangers, of which we are seldom aware, is that in preserving those values, we may miss the infinitely greater riches that lie in the future. – Dale Turner

# Wisdom doesn’t necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself. – Tom Wilson

# Women may be the one group that grows more radical with age. – Gloria Steinem

# The years like great black oxen tread the world,
And God, the herdsman goads them on behind,
And I am broken by their passing feet. – William Butler Yeats

# You and I are old… Though much is taken, much abides; and though
We are not now that strength which in old days
Moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are–
One equal temper of heroic hearts,
Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield. – Alfred, Lord Tennyson (Ulysses)

# You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt; as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear as young as your hope, as old as your despair. – Douglas MacArthur

# You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea. – John Nuveen

# You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake. – Bob Hope