"I understand by this passion the union of desire, friendship, and tenderness, which is inflamed by a single female, which prefers her to the rest of her sex, and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being."
"A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same."Edward Gibbon on Elbert Hubbard
"Don't walk behind me I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend."Edward Gibbon on Albert Camus
"An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind."Edward Gibbon on Buddha
"Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything."Edward Gibbon on Muhammad Ali
"Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down."Edward Gibbon on Oprah Winfrey
"I was never less alone than when by myself."
"Beauty is an outward gift which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it has been refused."
"Our work is the presentation of our capabilities."
"The courage of a soldier is found to be the cheapest and most common quality of human nature."
"Their poverty secured their freedom, since our desires and our possessions are the strongest fetters of despotism."