I get a friend to travel with me... I need somebody to bring me back to who I am. It's hard to be alone.
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.
To help a friend in need is easy, but to give him your time is not always opportune.
As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.
God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence. We need silence to be able to touch souls.
Personal history must be constantly renewed by telling parents, relatives, and friends everything one does. On the other hand, for the warrior who has no personal history, no explanations are needed; nobody is angry or disillusioned with his acts. And above all, no one pins him down with their thoughts and their expectations.
We do not so much need the help of our friends as the confidence of their help in need.
Maybe it's because my mother divorced and my grandmother divorced, so maybe I'm frightened deep down. But then I also feel there is no real need. Why do I need to get married? To reassure me? No I don't need reassurance.
I'm very happy at home. I love to just hang out with my daughter, I love to work in my garden. I'm not a gaping hole of need.
A decent boldness ever meets with friends.
I haven't done a marathon for a long time. So we'll see. I will need good luck.
But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most?
To be happy in this world, first you need a cell phone and then you need an airplane. Then you're truly wireless.
Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it.
He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.
It's going to seem idiotic to say this, but I think that at a given moment we all need a place to ourselves where we can refuge ourselves and cut ourselves off from the world.
There is, so I believe, in the essence of everything, something that we cannot call learning. There is, my friend, only a knowledge - that is everywhere.
With a painter's temperament, all that's needed are the means of expression sufficient to be intelligible to the wide public.
The need for change bulldozed road down the center of my mind.
It vexes me when they would constrain science by the authority of the Scriptures, and yet do not consider themselves bound to answer reason and experiment.
No greater thing is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
But if you ask what is the good of education in general, the answer is easy; that education makes good men, and that good men act nobly.
He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god.
This happiness consisted of nothing else but the harmony of the few things around me with my own existence, a feeling of contentment and well-being that needed no changes and no intensification.
Look, it's one of the great mysteries of the world, I cannot answer that question. I think I'm vaguely blonde. To be perfectly frank, I don't know.