"The film itself involves a New York City radio storyteller, Gabriel Noone, who strikes up a friendship with one of his fans, an abused 14-year-old teenager who is suffering from AIDS, who does not have much longer to live."
"A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same."Armistead Maupin 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."Armistead Maupin 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."Armistead Maupin 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."Armistead Maupin 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."Armistead Maupin on Oprah Winfrey
"But it's amazing how many people think that gay men should slink off into the shadows when it comes to having friendships with children."
"The world changes in direct proportion to the number of people willing to be honest about their lives."
"But I'm acutely aware that the possibility of fraud is even more prevalent in today's world because of the Internet and cell phones and the opportunity for instant communication with strangers."
"Being in love is the only transcendent experience."
"I haven't lost faith in human nature and I haven't decided to be less compassionate to strangers."