"What gay culture is before it is anything else, before it is a culture of desire or a culture of subversion or a culture of pain, is a culture of friendship."
"A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same."Andrew Sullivan on Elbert Hubbard
"Don't walk behind me I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend."Andrew Sullivan on Albert Camus
"An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind."Andrew Sullivan on Buddha
"Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything."Andrew Sullivan on Muhammad Ali
"Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down."Andrew Sullivan on Oprah Winfrey
"I can barely remember what I wrote yesterday, let alone 10 years ago."
"You know, American citizens, I don't think, ever thought that the right to the pursuit of happiness did not include the right to marry the person you love. But for a whole number of Americans, gay Americans, that happens to be true."
"My own early crusade for same-sex marriage, for example, is now mainstream gay politics. It wasn't when I started."
"When I first started talking about gay marriage, most people in the gay community looked at me as if I was insane or possibly a fascist reactionary."
"The relationship of black Americans to Obama is sociologically riveting."