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Friends Quotes

30 of the best book quotes from Friends
  1. #1
    “If you base your identity on having friends, being accepted, and being popular, you may find yourself compromising your standards or changing them every weekend to accommodate your friends.”
  2. #2
    “you cannot leave
    and have me too
    i cannot exist in
    two places at once
    -when you ask if we can still be friends”
  3. #3
    “They too have been deaf to the voice of justice and of consanguinity. We must, therefore, acquiesce in the necessity, which denounces our Separation, and hold them, as we hold the rest of mankind, Enemies in War, in Peace Friends.”
  4. #4
    “Perhaps I should have run the other way right then and there, realizing that a guy like this might bring out the worst in me.”
  5. #5
    ″‘I honestly never thought of her as anything but my crazy beautiful friend who does all the crazy beautiful things.‘”
  6. #6
    “Money is the tool, my child, not the mason; it can help you make acquaintances but not true friends; and it might buy you a life of leisure but not a life of peace.”
  7. #7
    “You don’t like anything. You are the most depressed person I’ve ever met, and excuse me for saying this, but you are no fun to be around and I think you need professional help.”
  8. #8
    “I see a few friends - people I used to think were my friends - but they look away.”
  9. #9
    “I don’t want to be cool. I want to grab her by the neck and shake her and scream at her to stop treating me like dirt. She didn’t even bother to find out the truth – what kind of friend is that?”
  10. #10
    “We fall into clans: Jocks, Country Clubbers, Idiot Savants, Cheerleaders, Human Waste, Eurotrash, Future Fascists of America, Big Hair Chix, the Marthas, Suffering Artists, Thespians, Goths, Shredders. I am clanless.”

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  1. #11
    “They swallow her whole and she never looks back at me. Not once.”
  2. #12
    “He says a million things without saying a word. I make a note to study David Petrakis. I have never heard a more eloquent silence.”
  3. #13
    “I will love you with no regard to the actions of our enemies or the jealousies of actors. I will love you with no regard to the outrage of certain parents or the boredom of certain friends. I will love you no matter what is served in the world’s cafeterias or what game is played at each and every recess.”
  4. #14
    “I was beginning to see that Phineas could get away with anything. I couldn’t help envying him that a little, which was perfectly normal. There was no harm in envying even your best friend a little.”
  5. #15
    “Finny turned toward me. “You were down at the bottom, weren’t you? he asked, not in the official courtroom tone he had used before, but in a friend’s voice.”
    author
    John Knowles
    person
    Friends
    book
    A Separate Peace
    characters
    GeneFinny
    concept
    fear
  6. #16
    “The values of the world we inhabit and the people we surround ourselves with have a profound effect on who we are.”
  7. #17
    “You make close friends. You become part of a tribe and you share the same blood—you give it together, you take it together.”
  8. #18
    “Or perhaps, to confess that you yourself are worried and frightened? You need your friends, Harry. As you so rightly said, Sirius would not have wanted you to shut yourself away.”
  9. #19
    “Promise yourself to make all your friends feel like there is something in them.”
  10. #20
    Lord, protect me from my friends; I can take care of my enemies.

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  1. #21
    “A friend may be waiting behind a stranger’s face.”
  2. #22
    “None of my ten friends, even today, ascribes moral evil to Hitler, although most of them think (after the fact) that he made fatal strategical mistakes which even they themselves might have made at the time. His worst mistake was his selection of advisers—a backhand tribute to the Leader’s virtues of trustfulness and loyalty, to his very innocence of the knowledge of evil, fully familiar to those who have heard partisans of F. D. R. or Ike explain how things went wrong.”
  3. #23
    “Nobody has proved to my friends that the Nazis were wrong about the Jews. Nobody can. The truth or falsity of what the Nazis said, and of what my extremist friends believed, was immaterial, marvelously so. There simply was no way to reach it, no way, at least, that employed the procedures of logic and evidence. The bill-collector told me that Jews were filthy, that the home of a Jewish woman in his boyhood town was a pigsty; and the baker told me that the Jews’ fanaticism about cleanliness was a standing affront to the “Germans,” who were clean enough. What difference did the truth, if there were truth, make?”
  4. #24
    “My ten friends had been told, not since 1939 but since 1933, that their nation was fighting for its life. They believed that self-preservation is the first law of nature, of the nature of nations as well as of herd brutes.”
  5. #25
    “The first opinion which one forms of a prince, and of his understanding, is by observing the men he has around him.”
  6. #26
    Keep your friends for friendship, but work with the skilled and competent.
  7. #27
    “He grew until he was a teenager. He had strange friends and he wore strange clothes and he listened to strange music.”
  8. #28
    “Now we can both pretend we have friends.”
  9. #29
    “The fact is, I think, that my friends really didn’t know. They didn’t know because they didn’t want to know; but they didn’t know. They could have found out, at the time, only if they had wanted to very badly.”
  10. #30
    “National Socialism was a revulsion by my friends against parliamentary politics, parliamentary debate, parliamentary government—against all the higgling and the haggling of the parties and the splinter parties, their coalitions, their confusions, and their conniving. It was the final fruit of the common man’s repudiation of ‘the rascals’. Its motif was, ‘Throw them all out.‘”
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