The Friendship Café
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The Difference Between Friends and Enemies According to The Friendship Café

Do the right thing rather than the instinctive thing when making new friends.

Here are a few friendship quotes for choosing new friends:

I find that forgiving one's enemies is a most curious morbid pleasure; perhaps I should check it out.
— Oscar Wilde

The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
— Abraham Lincoln

It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
 — William Blake 

There is only one reason why your enemy can't become your friend — YOU!
— Author Unknown

He makes no friends who never made a foe.
— Lord Alfred Tennyson 1809-1892, British Poet 

He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, 
And he who has one enemy will meet him everywhere.
— Ali ibn-Abi-Talib (602 AD - 661 AD)

Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate.
— Thomas Jones (1892 — 1969)

Friends are sometimes boring, but enemies — never.
— Mason Cooley

There are people who pay attention to the weaknesses of their friends; that is to no avail. I have always closely watched and profited from the strengths of my adversaries.
— Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

I was angry with my friend.
I told my wrath, my wrath did end.
I was angry with my foe.
I told it not, my wrath did grow.
— William Blake

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
— Al Pacino in the movie The Godfather, Part II (1974)

The enemy of my enemy is my friend.
— Arabian Proverb

It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.
— Mahatma Gandhi

The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.
— Aristotle

God save me from my friends — I can protect myself from my enemies.
— Unknown Wise Person

Wounds from a friend can be trusted, but an enemy multiplies kisses.
— Proverbs 27:6

I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
— Oscar Wilde

I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
— Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892)

He [Bernard Shaw] hasn't an enemy in the world, and none of his friends like him.
— Oscar Wilde

It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart: the one to slander you and the other to get the news to you.
— Mark Twain

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
— Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968) 






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Top-10 List of Best Things Ever Said about Friendship

Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a
— Plautus

Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty.
— Sicilian Proverb

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be
stupid with them.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

On the road between homes of friends, grass does not grow.
— Norwegian proverb

If I don't have friends, then I ain't nothing.
— Billie Holiday

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
— Samuel Butler 

To be rich in friends — is to be poor in nothing.
— Anon

A mere friend will agree with you, but a real friend will argue.
— Russian Proverb

Make new friends but cherish the old ones.
— H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

A loyal best friend is someone who sticks up for you even when you're not there.
— Anon

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