"How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many slices in a bread? Depends how thin you cut it. How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live 'em. How much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give 'em."
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."
"Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival."
"The only true currency in this bankrupt world are the moments you share with someone when you're uncool."
"Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience- this is the ideal life."
"No human relation gives one possession in another—every two souls are absolutely different. In friendship or in love, the two side by side raise hands together to find what one cannot reach alone."
"You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you."
"It is not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer."
"A friend to all is a friend to none."
"If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you."
"Oh, brothers! I don't care for brothers. My elder brother won't die, and my younger brothers seem never to do anything else."
"Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend."