I grew up in New Hampshire. My closest neighbor was a mile away. The deer and the raccoons were my friends. So I would spend time walking through the woods, looking for the most beautiful tropical thing that can survive the winter in the woods in New Hampshire.— Steven Tyler
Thrilling My Closest Friend quotations
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
It is also very engaging - and a delight - to go back to Bangladesh as often as I can, which is not only my old home, but also where some of my closest friends and collaborators live and work.
My wife has been my closest friend, my closest advisor.
And ... she's not somebody who looks to the limelight, or even is wild about me being in politics. And that's a good reality check on me. When I go home, she wants me to be a good father and a good husband. And everything else is secondary to that.
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.
Sheer Playfulness and Deadly Seriousness are my closest friends.
My wife is my closest friend. Sure, I'm attracted to her in every way possible, but that's not the answer. Because I've been attracted to other people, and I couldn't stand 'em after a while.
I actually don't hang out with any celebrities.
My closest friends are old friends. And my real close friends, none of them are actors.
Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.
For more and more of us, home has really less to do with a piece of soil than, you could say, with a piece of soul. If somebody suddenly asks me, "Where's your home?" I think about my sweetheart or my closest friends or the songs that travel with me wherever I happen to be.
I lost relatives to AIDS, a couple of my closest cousins.
I lost friends to AIDS, high-school friends who never even made it to their 21st birthdays in the '80s. When it's that close to you, you can't really deny it, and you can't run from it.
In closing I wish to say that while I was sorely beset by a number of white riders in my racing days, I have also enjoyed the friendship of countless thousands of white men whom I class as among my closest friends.
Be with those who bring out the best in you, not the stress in you.
So here is one of my theories on happiness: we cannot know if we have lived a truly happy life until the very end. This view of life and death was reinforced by my close witnessing of the buildup to the death of Philip Gould. Philip was without doubt my closest friend in politics. When he died, I felt like I had lost a limb.
Sometimes I think that I cheated my own family and my closest friends by giving to audiences so much of the love I might have kept for them. But that’s the way I was made; I truly don't think I could help it
The closest friends I made all through life have been people who also grew up close to a loved and loving grandmother or grandfather.
Your strongest muscle
To this day, some of my closest friends say, 'Gaga, you know, everything's great. You're a singer; your dreams have come true.' But, still, when certain things are said to you over and over again as you're growing up, it stays with you and you wonder if they're true.
My favourite people, biggest inspirations and closest friends are all women. Not a coincidence.
I think my magical dream land would have all of my friends from high school and elementary school. I'm extremely nostalgic so my closest friends are people from my childhood.
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
You never know really what anyone thinks about you - that's why all my closest friends are ones I've had since my schooling days when I was 5. And I surround myself with people who I trust and who know me.
My life has been centered around sports.
It is where I have met my closest friends and shaped the values that have made me a successful athlete, student and role model for young people.
I grew up babysitting and always enjoyed it.
I love family. A couple of my closest friends have kids, and I'm their godfather, and that's one of my greatest pleasures in life, just picking them up from school and hanging out with them.
Spend time with those you love. One of these days you will say either: "I wish I had" or "I'm glad I did".
My closest friend, who died not long ago, is buried near Marx's grave in Highgate cemetery, so I see the gaggle of admirers laying roses at the foot of his tombstone regularly. I have never been tempted to leave flowers there myself. Great theories, shame about the practice. Marx did many things. But inventing class was not one of them.
Even my closest friend said I was finished, but I think I may be a little different from the others.
Well, my closest friends are still the ones that I went to school with, but it's nice to go to work, at the studios, and have people there that you're willing to talk to and have a good conversation with.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
Scott Medlock. Some say he's a genius, some say he's a fool. I say he's the Jim Morrison of sports art, and proud to say, one of my closest friends.
When I stepped away from the white pine, I had the definite feeling that we had exchanged some form of life energy. ... Clearly white pines and I are on the same wavelength. What I give back to the trees I cannot imagine. I hope they receive something, because trees are among my closest friends.
I made a list of the happiest periods in my life, and I realized that none of them involved money. I realized that building stuff and being creative and inventive made me happy. Connecting with a friend and talking through the entire night until the sun rose made me happy. Trick-or-treating in middle school with a group of my closest friends made me happy. Eating a baked potato after a swim meet made me happy. Pickles made me happy.
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
As long as I'm in this city, I'm a lightning rod, .
.. People don't like me for a lot of reasons and I create all of them. I love it when they hate me. All my closest friends hate me.
All my closest friends are the ones I made while in college or who knew me growing up. They keep me grounded, and I adore that about them.
Unfortunately they're practically all dead.
And many were my closest associates: friends, co-directors, whatever you want to say - my partners in crime.
Friendship picks you up when the world lets you down.
And so I've always been fascinated by the technical end of theater, and a lot of my closest friends are not actors, but in the other end of the business.
One of my closest friends is a trans man who is incredible. And a lot of my clients are trans women.
I learned a hell of a lot from my co-star, Kurt Russell.
He's one of my closest friends and was one of my best teachers. He was the pro. He approached it like a baseball player. Acting is a contact sport to him.
Never explain; your friends don't need it, and your enemies won't believe you anyway.
Color is very important in my work. That comes from style. My mother was a fashion model and an interior decorator, so that was me imitating her. My closest friend's mother was the same way, and her taste rubbed off on me, too. It's a domino effect of taste permeating through people.
All my closest friends came to me through poetry.
My wife, too! Other than my family, poetry is the gravitational force of my life.
I call my backup singers my sister wives.
To me, they are my best friends. We are all super close. It's kind of like the closest relationship you can have without being blood related, to me. It's a joke that they're sister wives - obviously, we're not polygamists.
The stuff I write about is pretty universal, the things my closest friends and I talk about - our anxiety about being here on this scary planet, during these scary times, as vulnerable as kittens, having lost so many people I couldn't live without.
Bethann Hardison has been my collaborator, my closest friend, we've gone through starting businesses, losing businesses, kids, divorces, marriages, and she was my maid of honor when I married my husband, David Bowie. And she's still such a part of my life. This is the person when it's totally dark, outside and inside, this is the person I would call.