“ From an early age I didn't buy into the value systems of working hard in a nine-to-five job. I thought creativity, friendship and loyalty and pushing the boundaries of what was acceptable was much more interesting. ”

- Adam Clayton

“ Dad needs to show an incredible amount of respect and humor and friendship toward his mate so the kids understand their parents are sexy, they're fun, they do things together, they're best friends. Kids learn by example. If I respect Mom, they're going to respect Mom. ”

- Tim Allen

“ I sacrificed a lot, in terms of friendship and family, from working so much at such a young age, but I wouldn't be where I am if I hadn't. ”

- Sasha Grey

“ Our scientific age demands that we provide definitions, measurements, and statistics in order to be taken seriously. Yet most of the important things in life cannot be precisely defined or measured. Can we define or measure love, beauty, friendship, or decency, for example? ”

- Dennis Prager

“ Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty. ”

- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“ When I read 'Stand By Me,' it was like, 'This is a look back at the same time period when I was growing up, and it was about kids, but it really felt like what it was like to have those powerful feelings of friendship at age 12.' That's what got to me. ”

- Rob Reiner

“ I'm single, footloose and fancy free, I have no responsibilities, no anchors. Work, friendship and self-improvement, that's me. ”

- Joel Edgerton

“ We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone. ”

- Orson Welles

“ Things are never quite as scary when you've got a best friend. ”

- Bill Watterson

“ My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me. ”

- Henry Ford

“ Yes'm, old friends is always best, 'less you can catch a new one that's fit to make an old one out of. ”

- Sarah Orne Jewett

“ Lay this unto your breast: Old friends, like old swords, still are trusted best. ”

- John Webster

“ If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, sir, should keep his friendship in a constant repair. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ Your experiences will be yours alone. But truth and best friendship will rarely if ever disappoint you. ”

- Anne Lamott

“ I had a friend where it turned out that she hated my guts, all through our friendship. I thought she was my best friend, and then, in high school, she turned on me and had sordid affairs with all of the people that I'd dated. It was less hurtful because I was in high school, so it was more like, 'What's wrong with you? Gross!' ”

- Mae Whitman

“ Friends are the best to turn to when you're having a rough day. ”

- Justin Bieber

“ Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth. ”

- Charles Darwin

“ All lasting business is built on friendship. ”

- Alfred A. Montapert

“ If we listened to our intellect, we'd never have a love affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go into business, because we'd be cynical. Well, that's nonsense. You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down. ”

- Ray Bradbury