Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.
A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.
A friend is somebody who adores you even though they know the things you’re most ashamed of.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but a friend is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.” Defining a true friend.
I remember as a little girl I could tell you the name of the dog next door, but I couldn’t tell you the names of the kids. The dog was my best friend. I love animals. They give so much to you and demand so little.
Nobody until very recently would have thought that their husband was supposed to be their best friend, confidante, intellectual soul mate, co-parent, inspiration.