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Saturday, 16 December 2006

The Friend

And then it will appeare that it was a Sparing Speech of the Ancients to say, That a frend is another Himselfe.
[Bacon, Of Frendship]

"Friends, there are no friends!"
Thus said the dying sage:
"Foes, there are no foes!"
Say I, the living fool.
[Nietzsche, Human All-Too Human I 376]