Morning thoughts about friendship

Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance."
Sir Rabindranath Tagore

"Invest in the human soul. Who knows, it might be a diamond in the rough."
Mary McLeod Bethune

You do not know how they mean to me, my friends, and how, how rare and strange it is to find in a life composed of so much odds and ends... to find a friend who has these qualities, he has, and gives those qualities upon which friendship lives."
T. S. Elliot

"You're my friend...  What a thing friendship is, world without end! How it gives the heart and soul a stir-up."
Robert Browning.

"And let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
Kahlil Gibran