"If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone; one should keep his friendships in constant repair"
— Samuel Johnson
"Friendship without self - interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life"
— James F. Byrnes
"Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity"
— Kahlil Gibran
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud
— Ralph Waldo Emerson