Quotes of Endear

“ Friends love misery, in fact. Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky or too successful or too pretty, our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends. ”

- Erica Jong

“ Presents, I often say, endear absents. ”

- Charles Lamb

“ The main thing that endears the United Nations to member governments, and so enables it to survive, is its proven capacity to fail. You can safely appeal to the United Nations in the comfortable certainty that it will let you down. ”

- Conor Cruise O’Brien
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