Best friend


Who is your best friend?

“Mirror is my best friend, because when I cry it never laughs”. Charlie Chaplin

Lucky are the ones who claim, they have the best friends in this world.

But Chanakya (The ancient Indian philosopher, economist, jurist & royal advisor)  has a different view.

“There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.” 

Do you agree?

If you don’t agree what is the reason?

Please share your thoughts.

Thank you.


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  14 comments for “Best friend

  1. November 28, 2020 at 7:56 pm

    Well the self interest would be because that person makes you laugh or feel good

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  2. November 28, 2020 at 8:36 pm

    I have to many to count. 😊Aren’t I the Lucky 🍀one.

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  3. November 28, 2020 at 8:39 pm

    A true friendship should be based on mutual respect!

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  4. November 28, 2020 at 11:47 pm

    Aw, need pause for reflection here Philo. Sometimes I find it a challenge to ‘appease’ friends.

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  5. November 29, 2020 at 1:43 am

    oh ! this one is great !

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  6. November 30, 2020 at 4:54 am

    of course there is mutual benefit to be friends. This is why they come and go and why I don’t agree with Facebook friends. That being said if that benefit wanes and the relationship continues this is called love which has no such restrictions

    Laugh more than yesterday

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