You can always tell a real friend: when you've made a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job.
When I was able to go to school in my early years, my third grade teacher, Ms. Harris, convinced me that one day I would be a writer. I heard her, but I knew that I had to leave Georgia, and unlike my friend Ray Charles, I did not go around with 'Georgia on My Mind'.
There is no friend as loyal as a book.
My best friend and I went to sleep-away camp every summer. We'd share stories of making out with boys, but we never did, so we made it all up. My real first kiss was at a friend's house when I was in junior high. He was such a good kisser, and we're still close friends!
Your sweetheart calls you by another's name. His eyes linger too long on your best friend. He talks with excitement about a girl at work. And the fire catches. Jealousy — that sickening combination of possessiveness, suspicion, rage, and humiliation — can overtake your mind and threaten your very core as you contemplate your rival.
A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.
No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
I'm humbled to follow in the footsteps of Ed Feulner, who built the most important conservative institution in the nation. He has been a friend and mentor for years and I am honored to carry on his legacy of fighting for freedom.
You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.
Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
If fear is the great enemy of intimacy, love is its true friend.
God's my best friend.
Finishing a good book is like leaving a good friend.
A false friend and a shadow attend only while the sun shines.
Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or to keep one.
Nothing is as dangerous as an ignorant friend; a wise enemy is to be preferred.
Parenting is not giving your child everything they want. Parenting is not being your child's friend. Parenting is about preparing your child to be a useful and respectful person in society.
You know you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
To find a friend one must close one eye — to keep him, two.