Friend

Famous quotes containing the word friend:

    A friend to all is a friend to none.
    18th century English proverb, collected in Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia (1732)

    I fear I agree with your friend in not liking all sermons. Some of them, one has to confess, are rubbish: but then I release my attention from the preacher, and go ahead in any line of thought he may have started: and his after-eloquence acts as a kind of accompaniment—like music while one is reading poetry, which often, to me, adds to the effect.
    Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832–1898)

    Peer pressure is not a monolithic force that presses adolescents into the same mold. . . . Adolescents generally choose friend whose values, attitudes, tastes, and families are similar to their own. In short, good kids rarely go bad because of their friends.
    Laurence Steinberg (20th century)