It is always good to make friends because your friend stands with you in sad or happy moments. Here find the famous CS Lewis quotes about friendship that help you understand it somewhat.
1. Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.
2. What draws people to be friends is that they see the same truth. They share it.
3. We live, in fact, in a world starved for solitude, silence, and private: and therefore starved for meditation and true friendship.
4. In a perfect Friendship this Appreciative love is, I think, often so great and so firmly based that each member of the circle feels, in his secret heart, humbled before the rest.
5. Friendship is born at the moment when one man says to another “What! You too? I thought that no one but myself.
6. True Friendship is the least jealous of loves. Two friends delight to be joined by a third, and three by a fourth, if only the newcomer is qualified to become a real friend.
7. Eros will have naked bodies; Friendship naked personalities.
8. Friends hardly ever about their Friendship. Lovers are normally face to face, absorbed in each other; Friends, side by side, absorbed in some common interest.
9. The friendship is not a reward for our discriminating and good taste in finding one another out. It is the instrument by which God reveals to each of us the beauties of others.
10. Are not all lifelong friendships born at the moment when at last you meet another human being who has some inkling (but faint and uncertain even in the best) of that something which you were born desiring, and which, beneath the flux of other desires and in all the momentary silences between the louder passions, night and day, year by year, from childhood to old age, you are looking for, watching for, listening for?
11. The very condition of having Friends is that we should want something else besides Friends.
12. Friendship arises out of mere Companionship when two or more of the companions discover that they have in common some insight or interest or even taste which the others do not share and which, till that moment, each believed to be his own unique treasure (or burden).
13. Friendship is utterly free from Affection’s need to be needed.
14. The mark of perfect Friendship is not that help will be given when the pinch comes (of course it will) but that, having been given, it makes no difference at all.