Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.
No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth. - Robert Southey
But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life; and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part of life is sunshine.
No matter how strong or independent you are, you always need friends. They bring happiness to you.
“However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.”
It's a funny old world.
Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with the part of another; people are friends in spots.
Friends will always be like: "Well, you deserve better." But best friends will be prank calling him saying: "You will die in seven days."