It's always really challenging trying to go from player to player/coach. You have a kind of friendship basis of relationship with all of your teammates, and now you go to this power position where you have to make decisions that might hurt people's feelings.
Sixth grade was a big time, in my childhood, of hoops and friendship, and coming up with funny things.
The arrogance that says analysing the relationship between reasons and causes is more important than writing a philosophy of shyness or sadness or friendship drives me nuts. I can't accept that.
Alain de Botton
I thought the more famous I became, the more friendships I would have, but the opposite was true.
I'm quite obsessed with the idea of nailing the girl friendship. It's such an art, so delicate.
How can sincerity be a condition of friendship? A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.
There is a lot that binds Germany to Turkey, and even if we have a difference of opinion on an individual matter, the breadth of our links, our friendship, our strategic ties, is great.
Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.
Why do we go around acting as though everything was friendship and reliability when basically everything everywhere is full of sudden hate and ugliness?
Your experiences will be yours alone. But truth and best friendship will rarely if ever disappoint you.
Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn't seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
I am a bit of a solitude person - a solitary personality. I like being on my own. I don't have any major friendships or relationships with people.
Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.
I feel friendship towards philosophers, but towards sophists, teachers of literature, or any other such kind of godforsaken people, I neither feel friendship now, nor may I ever do so in the future.
Apollonius of Tyana
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for these wish well alike to each other qua good, and they are good in themselves.
The film itself involves a New York City radio storyteller, Gabriel Noone, who strikes up a friendship with one of his fans, an abused 14-year-old teenager who is suffering from AIDS, who does not have much longer to live.
But it's amazing how many people think that gay men should slink off into the shadows when it comes to having friendships with children.
We must reach out our hand in friendship and dignity both to those who would befriend us and those who would be our enemy.
Here in the big city people spend their time thinking about work and about money; they don't give some value to friendships and it can be depressing.
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.
I have three friendships that have lasted a long time, but everybody else has come and gone.