"I do not miss childhood, but I miss the way I took pleasure in small things, even as greater things crumbled. I could not control the world I was in, could not walk away from things or people or moments that hurt, but I took joy in the things that made me happy."
"You know what it is about someone that makes them a friend? A friend doesn’t just say things; a friend does."
"We’ve been friends for 43 years. Every few years, we meet for a few hours, and pick right back up."