The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all out, just as they are, chaff and grain together, certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping and with a breath of kindness blow the rest away.
Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
Life without a friend is death without a witness.
A Spanish Proverb
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.