• One way to tell if you're really comfortable with a person is if you can be quiet together sometimes and not feel awkward. If you don't feel obligated to say something brilliant or funny or surprising or cool. You can just be together. You can just be.

    Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (2010). “It's Not Like I Planned It This Way: Including Alice; Alice on Her Way; Alice in the Know”, p.312, Simon and Schuster