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Friendship Quotes 46-50

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Friendship Quotes

A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often – just to save it from drying out completely.
Pam Brown

When you choose your friends, don’t be short-changed by choosing personality over character.
W. Somerset Maugham

Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
Aristotle

Never have a companion that casts you in the shade.
Baltasar Gracian

We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence.
Joseph Roux

Food Quotes 46-50

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Food Quotes

There is no sincerer love than the love of food.
George Bernard Shaw

The food that enters the mind must be watched as closely as the food that enters the body.
Pat Buchanan

If you want to eat well in England, eat three breakfasts.
W. Somerset Maugham

If you’re going to America, bring your own food.
Fran Lebowitz

In America, I would say New York and New Orleans are the two most interesting food towns. In New Orleans, they don’t have a bad deli. There’s no mediocrity accepted.
Mario Batali

Death Quotes 56-60

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Death Quotes
I decided to devote my life to telling the story because I felt that having survived I owe something to the dead. and anyone who does not remember betrays them again.
Elie Wiesel

Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is the other.
Francis Bacon

Let no one weep for me, or celebrate my funeral with mourning; for I still live, as I pass to and fro through the mouths of men.
Quintus Ennius

Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it.
Alice Walker

Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatsoever to do with it.
W. Somerset Maugham

Art Quotes 141-145

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Art Quotes

I think an artist’s responsibility is more complex than people realize.
Jodie Foster

I think of my peace paintings as one long poem, with each painting being a single stanza.
Robert Indiana

Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.
Miguel Angel Ruiz

Every other artist begins with a blank canvas, a piece of paper the photographer begins with the finished product.
Edward Steichen

Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.
W. Somerset Maugham

Success Quotes 11-15

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Success Quotes
Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it... Success is shy - it won't come out while you're watching. 
Tennessee Williams 

Success is dependent on effort. 
Sophocles 

Success is falling nine times and getting up ten. 
Jon Bon Jovi 

The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous; on the contrary it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant and kind. 
W. Somerset Maugham 

The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity. 
Ayn Rand