Quotation Explorer - 'Acquaintances'

I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects. - Oscar Wilde
Acquaintances are always abundant; friends are always scarce! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Trouble is a sieve through which we sift our acquaintances. Those too big to pass through are our friends. - Arlene Francis
These incident acquaintances and the twisted stories that grew out of them, made John thinking that Charles Dickens was not just another pub, but a special place in the Universe, where life itself ties the knots. - Darren H. Pryce
I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies. - Oscar Wilde
In addition to my other numerous acquaintances, I have one more intimate confidant. My depression is the most faithful mistress I have known -- no wonder, then, that I return the love. - Soren Kierkegaard
Go through your phone book, call people and ask them to drive you to the airport. The ones who will drive you are your true friends. The rest aren't bad people; they're just acquaintances. - Jay Leno
make the most of the day, by determining to spend it on two sorts of acquaintances only - those by whom something may be got, and those from whom something may be learned. - Colton - Colton Robinsmith
Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years. - Richard Bach
People are already disappointed by their acquaintances, they can not handle anymore hate from stranger, so show some instantaneous kindness and forgiveness to them. - Amit Kalantri
Acquaintances are numerous. Friends are few. Enemies many. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself alone. A man should keep his friendships in constant repair. - Samuel Johnson
These people were the first to master a new kind of late twentieth-century life. They thrived on the rapid turnover of acquaintances, the lack of involvement with others, and the total self-sufficiency of lives which, needing nothing, were never disappointed. - J.G. Ballard
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