It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. Ralph Waldo Emerson
One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
For good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument, debate. Margaret Heffernan
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best. Walt Whitman
Things are never quite as scary when you've got a best friend. Bill Watterson