Business, you know, may bring you money, but friendship hardly ever does.
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
General benevolence, but not general friendship, made a man what he ought to be.
Jane Austen is the pinnacle to which all other authors aspire.
J. K. Rowling
A good friend is a connection to life - a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world.
My role models were childless: Virginia Woolf, Jane Austen, George Eliot, the Brontes.
Joyce Carol Oates