Be real with me or just leave me alone.
One of the great things personally coming to Hawai’i is my friendship of Jim Nicholson.
Friendship needs no words – it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness.
I come from the New York theatre world, and I have a lot of gay male friends, so this friendship of Will and Grace’s isn’t such a stretch.
The essence of true friendship is to make allowance for another’s little lapses.
We became friends as we became a band. Our friendship evolved as the band evolved. It had its ups and downs, but it was mostly ups for the four of us. We got along well almost all of the time. Hey! We liked each other and we still do.
In my public service, I treasure my friendship with law enforcement officers. I admire what they do and support them in every aspect of their job. I have always looked upon law enforcement officers as my friends.
The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing… not healing, not curing… that is a friend who cares.
Friendship at first sight, like love at first sight, is said to be the only truth.
When friendship disappears then there is a space left open to that awful loneliness of the outside world which is like the cold space between the planets. It is an air in which men perish utterly.
One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.
When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.
Friends are born, not made.
The sacrifices of friendship were beautiful in her eyes as long as she was not asked to make them.
The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.
They took their meals together; and it was remarked on such occasions, when the friendship of animals is put to a hard test, that they never quarrelled or disputed the possession of a favourite fruit with each other.
The steady discipline of intimate friendship with Jesus results in men becoming like Him.
China has been committed to the independent foreign policy of peace and has developed friendship and cooperation with all countries on the basis of the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence.
When two people first meet, they can only have a very ordinary kind of friendship. But when you begin to understand each other, when you get close to them, you discover that you’re suddenly eager to know him or her even better.
It seems to me that trying to live without friends is like milking a bear to get cream for your morning coffee. It is a whole lot of trouble, and then not worth much after you get it.
People instantly assume you can’t have a platonic friendship with someone of the opposite sex. I think this may be specific to L.A. – or America.
It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.
The fact is, with every friendship you make, and every bond of trust you establish, you are shaping the image of America projected to the rest of the world. That is so important. So when you study abroad, you’re actually helping to make America stronger.
If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.
Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
Friendship is inexplicable, it should not be explained if one doesn’t want to kill it.
Neatness begets order; but from order to taste there is the same difference as from taste to genius, or from love to friendship.
I’m single, footloose and fancy free, I have no responsibilities, no anchors. Work, friendship and self-improvement, that’s me.
You’ve got to reach a hand of friendship across the aisle and across philosophies in this country.