“It is not the foes who curse you to your face that you must fear, but those who smile when you are looking and sharpen their knives when you turn your back.
“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies,” said Jojen. “The man who never reads lives only one.
The only time a man can be brave is when he is afraid,
Summer friends will melt away like summer snows, but winter friends are friends forever.”
Note: Such an eloquent way of stating the cold, harsh, unfortunate truth of 'fair weather friends'.