Words matter. These are the best Old Friend Quotes from famous people such as Russell Baker, William Banting, Ashton Shepherd, Lew Wasserman, Ainsley Harriott, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
A man writing a letter is a man in the act of thinking, and it was an exercise Reagan obviously enjoyed. After his first meeting with Gorbachev, for example, he sent a ‘Dear Murph’ letter about it to his old friend George Murphy, a former senator and actor who had once played Reagan’s father in a film.
It is true I gained muscular vigour, but with it a prodigious appetite, which I was compelled to indulge, and consequently increased in weight, until my kind old friend advised me to forsake the exercise.
For me and my husband, one of my biggest peeves is that I can’t stand for an old friend or a woman to walk in the room and just run up and speak to my husband, but they don’t talk to me.
Paul Newman’s an old friend of ours out of Cleveland, Ohio. He used to sit around our house. He’s the only man I’ve ever known to drink a case of beer all by himself. That’s talent in a way.
I studied music at school and played the recorder. Later in life music was a great way of supplementing my income because I was paid really badly as a young chef. Luckily an old friend – we did music at school together – and I formed a duo, The Calypso Beat, which later became the Calypso Twins.
The editor of a newspaper, who is an old friend, asked me to write a column. According to her, I cracked lame jokes all the time and read voraciously.
It was from an old friend who thought he was dying. Anyway, he said, ‘Life and death issues don’t come along that often, thank God, so don’t treat everything like it’s life or death. Go easier.’
When I was in school, the first song I learned was of Simon and Garfunkel and The Beatles. I couldn’t even pronounce their names but I was singing ‘Hello Darkness my old friend’ and ‘Yellow Submarine.’
The qualities that make parties such a nightmare for people – and also so pleasurable – make them incredibly important inside of fiction. There’s a chaos agent quality to them: You just don’t know who’s going to be there or why. You could run into an old enemy, an old friend, an old friend who’s become an enemy.
The 5th Amendment is an old friend and a good friend. one of the great landmarks in men’s struggle to be free of tyranny, to be decent and civilized.
Splendid architecture, the love of your life, an old friend… they can all go drifting by unseen if you’re not careful.
Every murderer is probably somebody’s old friend.
I was struck by Suu Kyi’s warmth and generosity. No matter how petite she looks, she exudes amazing strength. More than anything else, I felt like I already knew her, like she was an old friend, because I’d been watching her so intently, and she was exactly what I had figured she would be.
I have very strong theories about magazine publishing. And I think that it is the most personal form of journalism. And I think that a magazine is an old friend.
Lata Mangeshkar is an old friend. I knew her through my father Aparesh Lahiri who was a music director in Calcutta.
I reckon I probably worked for Euripides a long time ago. I do think we have many Earth walks and it’s possible that he’s an old friend. Does that sound too stupid for words? Quite frankly I think I’ve been an actor in so many lifetimes.
The ‘Dog’s Purpose’ premise has gotten me so many emails and comments from people who say that their dog is so much like one they had when they were young or years before, that it seems like the truth. The idea that you would come across an old friend later in life.
Chris Martin’s a good friend of mine. I’m actually Apple’s godfather. He’s an old friend and we’ve been mates for quite a few years now.
There is no friend like an old friend who has shared our morning days, no greeting like his welcome, no homage like his praise.
Tina Fey is a very old friend of mine, and I adore her.
Kids are more rewarding than anything in life. They are the most enthusiastic, honest people in the world. And so beautiful. They look at me like an old friend.
Kazan was an old friend, I met him in 1938. He picked up radio jobs for eating money, so I met him on a couple of radio shows. Later on I was in a play he directed.
You need more than a year to grow on somebody, and it’s very intimate being invited into people’s homes every day. Once that trust is built, then you’re like that old friend. That’s the sweet spot.
Many people consider me an old friend.
A few nights ago I went to a Hollywood screening of a small independent film made by Sally Kirkland, an old friend of mine who also did terrific job acting in it. There were other actors in it and they were all terrific.
It’s a dream for me to work with Ron MacLean and Don Cherry as well as my old friend Jeff Marek, who I started my career with.
I do reread, kind of obsessively, partly for the surprise of how the same book reads at a different point in life, and partly to have the sense of returning to an old friend.
An old friend of mine, an economist by trade, once explained to me that the statistical definition of ‘dilemma’ is 49.9% in favor and 50.1% against. If the gap is greater, there is no dilemma, because the answer is clear.
I have just one fiddle. It works, and that’s it. It has been an old friend.
After I quit dancing, for a while it felt strange not to be in pain. It was as if an old friend – not a good friend, but a presence, always tagging along – had left me.
Every so often, if I’m in a melancholy mood, I’ll sing ‘Desperado’ in my shows. I’ll sit alone at the piano and play it as a solo. The song feels like an old friend – except now it’s saying, ‘You were a desperado once, but you worked your way out of it.’
No one leaves an old friend unless they are ashamed.
At the height of the first great dot-com boom, Craig Kanarick, then in his early 30s, was running Razorfish, a Web design firm he’d co-founded with an old friend, which at its peak had 2,300 employees in nine countries.