Terms Of Service
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Terms Of Service
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance: and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance or a stranger.
Franklin P. Jones
The mere process of growing old together will make the slightest acquaintance seem a bosom friend.
Meanwhile, my residence within the Federal lines, and my acquaintance with so many of the officers, the origin of which I have already mentioned, enabled me to gain much important information as to the position and designs of the enemy.
A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.
Probability is expectation founded upon partial knowledge. A perfect acquaintance with all the circumstances affecting the occurrence of an event would change expectation into certainty, and leave nether room nor demand for a theory of probabilities.
It is natural for a young fellow to like the acquaintance of females and customary for him to keep them company when occasion serves. Some one of them is more agreeable to him than the rest; there is something, he knows not what, pleases him, he knows not how, in her company. This I take to be what is called love with the greatest part of us.
Acquaintance lessens fame.
O thou Sun, send me as far over the earth as is my pleasure and thine, and may I make the acquaintance of good men, but never hear anything of bad ones, nor they of me.
Apollonius of Tyana
The first time you meet someone, they're a new acquaintance, the second time you have a bit of an understanding, and the third time you meet them, you're old hats.
I look upon every day to be lost, in which I do not make a new acquaintance.
When a man looks across a street, sees a pretty girl, and waves at her, that's not a rendezvous, that's a passing acquaintance. When he walks across the street and nibbles on her ear, that's a rendezvous!
Nearly every season, I make the acquaintance of one or more new flowers. It takes years to exhaust the botanical treasures of any one considerable neighborhood, unless one makes a dead set at it, like an herbalist.
It is evident that an acquaintance with natural laws means no less than an acquaintance with the mind of God therein expressed.
James Prescott Joule
Acquaintance. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.
The slightest acquaintance with history shows that powerful republics are the most warlike and unscrupulous of nations.
Experience - the wisdom that enables us to recognise in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced.
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite outline of our ignorance.
The most accomplished way of using books is to serve them as some people do lords; learn their titles and then brag of their acquaintance.
Be able to cite three good qualities of every relative or acquaintance that you dislike.
Marilyn vos Savant
It is always a delicate matter, when a friend or acquaintance becomes president.
A powerful attraction exists, therefore, to the promotion of a study and of duties of all others engrossing the time most completely, and which is less benefited than most others by any acquaintance with science.
Distrust all those who love you extremely upon a very slight acquaintance and without any visible reason.
Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
The Mole had long wanted to make the I acquaintance of the Badger. He seemed, by all accounts, to be such an important personage and, though rarely visible, to make his unseen influence felt by everybody about the place.
In Berlin I especially enjoyed the orchestral concerts, and I attended a large number of them. I formed the acquaintance of a good many musicians, several of whom spoke of my playing in high terms.
James Weldon Johnson
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