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"Close friends love you for who you are; not what they want you to be." - Ted Rall

"Do I not damage my enemies after i make them my close friends?" - Abraham Lincoln

"I feel close to [Kanye West]. We're friends, this is not just a working relationship." - Young Thug

"I don't have close relationships with agents. They're friends, but they're not confidants." - Rod Serling

"Keep friends close but keep enemies closer." - Jane Addams

"I only entertain very close friends." - Pharrell Williams

"Love is blind, friends close their eyes" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"My closest friend is canine. I have precious few close friends, and most of them are not actors" - Judd Nelson

"My closest friend is canine. I have precious few close friends, and most of them are not actors." - Judd Nelson

"I've got many close friends, but there's an awful lot about friendship that is not demonstrative in my case." - Warren Christopher

"Simple life and peaceful mind are very close friends!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Friends share secrets. That's what keeps us close." - Sara Shepard

"Keep their friends close and their enemies closer." - Sun Tzu

"Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer." - Mario Puzo

"Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer." - Mario Puzo

"Keep your friends close - and your rivals even closer." - Nelson Mandela

"I usually only play with very close friends." - Emanuel Ax

"I generally unwind by having dinner with close friends." - Nelson Demille

"Probably Darren Criss, yeah, we've become close friends." - Max Adler

"It's definitely important to stay true to yourself and stay close to those people who you were close to before [becoming famous]. Family, your friends, and just not let that outside stuff get to you." - Taylor Lautner

"It is not expedient or wise to examine our friends too closely; few persons are raised in our esteem by a close examination." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"I have some really, really good friends, to whom I'm very close, that I'm not revealing anything to, and that's really hard." - Natalie Zea

"I am not someone who likes cocktail parties or large dinner parties, but I have to attend them often. I much prefer very small dinners with close friends." - Tom Ford

"My sculpture is very personal; for years my subjects were family and close, close friends." - Gloria Swanson

"I'm not interested in playing the field and all that stuff because frankly I'm not into frivolous relationships. I've got a couple close relationships with friends, a close relationship with my family, and a close relationship with my guitar. I'll know if the right person comes along, and whatever then - cool - but it's not something I'm seeking out at the moment." - Taylor Momsen

"You do not have to marry in order not to be alone- all you need not to be alone is to have some other humans to be your companions and close friends." - Myles Munroe

"The death of our close friends and relatives proves that how close the death is to us!" - Javad Alizadeh

"Children need close friends to help them grow up, to discover things about themselves and about life. They also need close friends to keep them sane" - Cecelia Ahern

"I never had intimate friends, and the few who came close are in New York. By which I mean they're dead, because that's where I suppose condemned souls go in order not to endure the truth of their past lives." - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

"You just have to decide how close you want them. Not every person in your life needs to be your best friend: some can be friends or just friendly acquaintances." - Jane Lynch

"I have a great support team. I have very understanding parents that do not put too much pressure on me, and I have close friends that I lean on for support." - Olivia Stuck

"I'm not invited to the Vanity Fair dinner where they watch the Oscars - or even the Oscars themselves - so I sit at home and watch it with a bunch of close friends." - Brett Ratner

"I'd probably describe my sense of humor as 'twisted,' I guess. It's not hard to make me laugh, especially when I'm surrounded by my close friends, especially my bandmates." - Mac Demarco

"Things like Facebook have made you feel as though you're connected to everybody. You've got a thousand friends on Facebook, but you don't actually talk to anybody. You're not close to anybody." - Jason Reitman

"I spent a lot of winters in my childhood flying kites with my brother, with my cousins, with friends in the neighborhood. It's what we did in the winter. Schools close down. There was not much to do." - Khaled Hosseini

"I never really had any close friends in India, and I felt a terrible loneliness and isolation for many years. Westernized Indians don't like my books and I tend not to like westernized Indians - so we're quits." - Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

"I am really close friends with Roger Federer and also with Benoit Paire." - Stan Wawrinka

"My mother and I are very close; I guess you would call us best friends." - Susan Ford

"Nothing purchased can come close to the renewed sense of gratitude for having family and friends." - Courtland Milloy

"Keep your friends close and your enemies dead and buried in the basement." - Mark Frost

"Friends are like bras: close to your heart and there for support." - Donna Roberts

"A lot of my close friends have committed suicide or died of heroin overdoses." - Ryan Mcginley

"It's certainly true that most of my close friends are Jewish." - Vera Rubin

"Love for me is family, close friends - an unbreakable, unconditional bond." - Xosha Roquemore

"When I find myself fading, I close my eyes and realize my friends are my energy." - Anonymous

"Other people like Neil Young and Dennis Hopper, those are just really close knit family friends." - Amber Tamblyn

"I would never put my close friends or a real relationship on a show." - Kristin Cavallari

"My mother and I are very close; I guess you would call us 'best friends.'" - Susan Ford

"I'm still very close friends with his first wife, Neile, who is now remarried." - Robert Vaughn

"People who were close to me - family and friends - they knew about my sexuality." - Greg Louganis

"Millions of years ago, our brains became wired to remember about 150 people as 'close friends.'" - Peter Diamandis

"I'm lucky in that I have close friends and family and my agent to advise me." - Imogen Poots

"I have an extended family of close friends, guy and girls." - Hannah Simone

"So many people, including stark conservatives, have family members and close friends who are gay." - Paul Singer

"I am really close friends with Roger Federer and also with Benoit Paire." - Stanislas Wawrinka

"I'm still single, but me and Lauren are really really really close friends." - Scotty Mccreery

"I was a tomboy and most of my close friends were male." - S E Hinton

"I've got really prolific since I moved to Paris where I am living permanently, for the rest of my life, until I find another idea. I have really close women friends here: Valerie, Raymonde, not Joana so much, Maria Schneider, who was always a real heroine of mine who and has now become a close friend." - Nan Goldin

"But I was never, you know, when I see some kids today who are close to their parents, close to their friends... I think it's simply wonderful. I was not a happy kid. Back in those days, I remember the sick, gray days were better. Because when it was sunny I'd feel worse." - Mike Wallace

"Jace perched on the windowsill and looked down at him. "You really don't get this bodyguard thing, do you?" "I didn't even think you liked me all that much," said Simon. "Is this one of those keep-your-friends-close-and-your-enemies-closer things?" "I thought it was keep your friends close so you have someone to drive the car when you sneak over to your enemy's house a night and throw up in his mailbox." "I'm pretty sure that's not it" - Cassandra Clare

"Friends range from acquaintances all the way to our best friends and beloveds. A tremendously powerful energetic love can be created from close friends who are highly aligned." - John Friend

"I actually don't hang out with any celebrities. My closest friends are old friends. And my real close friends, none of them are actors." - Denzel Washington

"I've dealt with losing close ones before, and I've been around friends that have lost friends at a young age. I think it's important to think about - not necessarily death, but about life and think about where you're going and how you want to be remembered and the legacy you want to leave." - Scotty Mccreery

"Friends are born, not made." - Henry Adams

"I have close family members as well as lots of close friends who are gay. Many of them strongly support gay marriage." - Tony Abbott

"Seek the companionship of virtuous friends, not virtual friends." - Elaine S. Dalton

"I don't keep any close friends. I don't keep any secrets. I don't need friends. I just tell everybody everything, that's all." - Bobby Fischer

"Basically I have, like, five really close friends - girls and guys. I like being friends with both because you can do different things with both." - Natalie Portman

"I believe that I am very lucky to have close friends who are faithful. From my friends, I have learned the importance of perseverance." - Julia Cameron

"Happy birthday to evil North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. He gathered family and friends together and celebrated by executing a few close friends." - David Letterman

"I gotta tell you, I don't have many close friends, and if I do wind up making friends with somebody, it takes me a long time, usually." - Terry Zwigoff

"I have very few friends. I have a handful of close friends, and I have my family, and I haven't known life to be any happier." - Brad Pitt

"I do not like that I allowed my past to close me off. I do not like that I let circumstances rob me of the ability to have a normal relationship with a man, to have friends, to be happy. I do not like it, but I had felt myself powerless against it." - Megan Hart

"Same way I have my entire life. Keep my family and friends close. My Latino friends close. I visit the island [Puerto Rico] as often as I humanly can." - Sonia Sotomayor

"I'm close with my parents. I have a lot of acquaintances, but my very good close friends are few I can count my very good friends on one hand. And that's how I like it to be." - Calista Flockhart

"Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more; Or close the wall with our English dead." - William Shakespeare

"The older you get, the more you realize you need a handful of good, close, tight friends." - Nicole Richie

"Although the photographer and the art thief were close friends, neither had ever taken the other's picture." - George Carlin

"I felt very close to God.... My friends say that's because I was always on my knees." - Armistead Maupin

"I've been lucky enough to be surrounded by close friends and family and they've definitely kept me grounded." - Taylor Lautner

"I don't like the saying keep your friends close and enemies closer. I want my enemy on a different planet." - Wanda Sykes

"It is true that prosperity has many close friends; poverty, on the other hand, has only distant watchers!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"I haven't any close friends. Friendship needs time to interact, sit down, gossip. I don't have that time." - Khushwant Singh

"I have never changed. I feel as young as I always did and remain close friends with Gerhard Schroder." - Vladimir Putin

"There are very few people I can call real, close friends. They're very, very precious to me." - Jimmy Page

"I have met women who don't have close women friends, and I've always been like, "How could that possibly be?"" - Jacqueline Woodson

"At every stage of my career I have had interesting and cordial colleagues, some of whom are close friends." - Daniel Nathans

"Outside of football and training, I am somewhat of a homebody. Love hangin' out with my siblings and close friends." - Tim Tebow

"I married someone whom I was close friends with first. I think that was a really good move." - Cindy Crawford

"I have always watched my close friends fall in love, but I never thought it would happen to me." - Uday Kiran

"I was an intimate sort of child who never spoke up in groups. I preferred close friends." - Ian Mcewan

"Tupac and I were just close friends because we had such an insatiable drive and passion for acting and entertainment." - Jada Pinkett Smith

"I've never had any close male friends. The most important relationships in my life have always been with women." - Willem Dafoe

"I also paint and enjoy acrylic medium; some of my close friends have paintings I did for them." - Kiana Tom

"The people from 'The State' are close friends, but also some of the most incredibly funny people I know." - Joe Lo Truglio

"For me, I'm lucky to have a lot of close friends - through football or through my family." - Justin Tuck

"What are friends? Some people are nice. Some people aren't. There are some I'm fairly close with... we talk." - Jack Kevorkian

"My friends and the people who are close to me know what I am. And that is enough." - Jeanette Winterson

"All of the people in my life whom I consider to be close friends or colleagues are good thinkers." - John C Maxwell

"Friends serve central functions for children that parents do not, and they play a critical role in shaping children's social skills and their sense of identity. . . . The difference between a child with close friendships and a child who wants to make friends but is unable to can be the difference between a child who is happy and a child who is distressed in one large area of life." - Zick Rubin

"I do have a close circle of friends and I am very fortunate to have them as friends. I feel very close to them I think friends are everything in life after your family. You come across lots of people all the time but you only make very few friends and you have to be true to them otherwise what's the point in life?" - Shahrukh Khan

"I don't have actors as friends. There's no actor who's my 3 A.M. friend. There are a couple of musicians whom I can call friends, and I have a close knit group of friends whom I feel comfortable with." - Pritam Chakraborty

"Close friends and relatives, while not meaning to do so, often handicap on through 'opinions' and sometimes though ridicule, which is meant to be humorous. Thousands of men and women carry inferiority complexes with them all through life, because some well-meaning, but ignorant person destroyed their confidence through opinions or ridicule" - Napoleon Hill

"You are not the same person working alone as you are in a group; in a romantic setting versus an educational one; when you are with close friends or in an anonymous crowd; or when you are traveling abroad as when at home base." - Philip Zimbardo

"I never thought much about flowers until I made the close acquaintance of a man who knew all about them. You would have thought that the butterflies and flowers were friends of his. See how richly they are clad, he said. Even King Solomon did not have such raiment." - Lloyd C. Douglas

"Thinking about her again caused his body to harden, to ready... "Uh, I'm happy to sit close to you and everything, but I had no idea you would like it so much," Paris muttered. For the first time in hundreds of years, Maddox felt a blush creep into his cheek, "It's not for you." "Thank the gods," was his friends reply. -Maddox and Paris" - Gena Showalter

"Be careful in your relations with the government; for they draw no man close to themselves except for their own interests. They appear as friends when it is to their advantage, but they do not stand by a man in his time of stress." - Gamaliel

"I just invited close friends and family, the usual suspects whose opinion I value but who I know will enjoy the film [ Before I Go To Sleep]. I don't know how difficult it is for them to suspend their disbelief because they obviously know me and what they're seeing is not me." - Mark Strong

"I don't walk down the street like, "I'm famous." It's still weird to me when people ask for pictures. My close friends from high school keep me grounded - they don't care about what I do. I'm still the same person I was, and I try hard not to change." - Bella Hadid

"I call my backup singers my sister wives. To me, they are my best friends. We are all super close. It's kind of like the closest relationship you can have without being blood related, to me. It's a joke that they're sister wives - obviously, we're not polygamists." - Alex Winston

"It is often said that in prosperity we have many friends, but that we are usually neglected when things go badly. I disagree. Not only do malicious people flock about us in order to witness our ruin, but other unfortunates as well, who have been kept away by our happiness, and now feel close to us on account of our troubles." - Andre Maurois

"The outsiders have become kings and queens of the castle. It is a whole lot easier to sit outside the tent and throw firecrackers inside; it is much, much harder to sit inside the tent and govern not only your enemies, but your close friends as well." - Hal Rothman

"I don't like talking unnecessarily, and my communication skills are zilch. I just can't converse with people. Maybe it's because of my stuttering or stammering, but I'm not confident of talking with people. I only talk to very close friends and family." - Pritam Chakraborty

"If you're not comfortable with public speaking - and nobody starts out comfortable; you have to learn how to be comfortable - practice. I cannot overstate the importance of practicing. Get some close friends or family members to help evaluate you, or somebody at work that you trust." - Hillary Clinton

"Growing up in the days when you still had to punch buttons to make a telephone call, I could recall the numbers of all my close friends and family. Today, I'm not sure if I know more than four phone numbers by heart. And that's probably more than most." - Joshua Foer

"I am really a loner after all; I am really not a social person. Because of my job, people think I am out every night, but I really hate all that. I am somebody who likes to be alone and see some close friends. I am a shy and introspective person." - Tom Ford

"I do yoga every day, some sport, have a meal once a day, eat some fruit, and drink one glass of wine. And once a month I gather together my close friends. But my wife and I do not like conspicuous luxury." - Bidzina Ivanishvili

"My rule is, whatever you were calling me four years ago is what you should be calling me now, because I don't like it when my family or close friends call me Nicki Minaj. To me I'm not Nicki Minaj when I'm with them." - Nicki Minaj

"The gossip mill on tour is always turning. I have to be a little careful about what I tell guys who I don't consider close friends, because even though they might not spread it to other players, they'll usually tell their wives. And once the wives get it, it's gone." - Boo Weekley

"Surround yourself with love, not friends." - Lil Wayne

"Drunks do not have friends, but accomplices." - Mason Cooley

"Predictability and great design are not friends." - Fred Brooks

"Of friends, however humble, scorn not one." - William Wordsworth

"It was enemies one wanted, not friends." - Virginia Woolf

"Have no friends not equal to yourself." - Confucius

"Friends are not made, but recognized." - Carl Rakosi

"You can change friends but not neighbours." - Atal Bihari Vajpayee

"Me and turtlenecks are not friends." - Blake Anderson

"Everything's uglier close up," she said. "Not you," I answered." - John Green

"Because I don't have everything I want. Not even close." - Alyson Noel

"One barber shaves not so close but another finds work." - Proverbs

"Americans will feed anyone that's not close to them." - Will Rogers

"Do not have evil-doers for friends, do not have low people for friends: have virtuous people for friends, have for friends the best of men." - Dhammapada

"Do not have evil-doers for friends, do not have low people for friends: have virtuous people for friends, have for friends the best of men." - George Santayana

"If one's friends do not openly laugh at him, they are not in fact his friends." - Dean Koontz

"Whether it's golf or writing, you have friends, and then you have 'friends' friends. Friends who are like family. I can count my close friends on two hands, which is good, I think. That's a lot. Some are at home in Spain, others are elsewhere, and some are in golf." - Sergio Garcia

"Consequential strangers help us stretch beyond the relatively rigid boxes that the people who have known us the longest - our family and close friends - often put us into. Through interacting with people who do not know us as well, we are more free to experiment with ourselves, and less likely to have our new behaviors and roles reflected back to us by people who object, 'But that's not like you!'" - Melinda Blau

"I cannot help feeling there is something essentially wrong about love. Friends may quarrel or drift apart, close relations too, but there is not this pang, this pathos, this fatality which clings to love. Friendship never has that doomed look. Why, what is the matter? I have not stopped loving you, but because I cannot go on kissing your dim dear face, we must part, we must part." - Vladimir Nabokov

"Maybe I'm biased because I'm from there. It's close enough to New York but it's not swallowed up by New York's hustle and bustle. Philly's busy enough. There are tons of record stores and record-head friends and plenty of D.I.Y. shows. It's a place where people pass through and bands don't usually skip on tour. There are lots of music resources but it's not too over the top." - Kurt Vile

"The closest friends I made all through life have been people who also grew up close to a loved and loving grandmother or grandfather." - Margaret Mead

"I've been an important star and lived a full life, yet I only have three close friends. I guess that's all anyone can expect." - Hedy Lamarr

"Intimate, loving, and enduring relationships with our family and close friends will be among the sources of the deepest joy in our lives." - Clayton Christensen

"What matters is working with a few close friends, people you respect, knowing that if times did turn bad these people would hold together." - Richard Branson

"There are many things my father taught me here in this room. He taught me: keep your friends close, but your enemies closer." - Al Pacino

"I have had a lot of really close friends and family who have been touched by suicide, and I would never want to make light of it." - Lauren Iungerich

"I'm used on every level. I have no friends. I have no resting place. I never sleep. I can never close my eyes. It's horrible." - Tupac Shakur

"I like the company of guys. I have a lot of good girlfriends that I really love, but you know, most of my close friends are men." - Aisha Tyler

"Apart from a very close circle of friends, few people know my true self, and it's normal, I never put it into my music..." - Marilyn Manson

"Appreciate your friends and loved ones. There's no way of knowing what's coming next, so appreciate those who are close to you." - Lenny Jacobson

"I have three kids. I was blessed with very supportive parents and some close friends, and the people closest to me are my inspiration." - Christopher Gorham



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