You never know how the connections you make will help you later in life. Building a support group of friends is something that you cannot put a value on. With each person you can call you friend you gain a valuable alia. There are millions of ways a new friend can help you. They could introduce you to something new and exciting, they could introduce you to the love of your life or they could be the one that picks you up the next time you are down.
So start making the effort to get to know people a little better, you might just get to know someone that will change your life forever and for the better. A friend is one of the things your life always has room for, so start collecting and appreciating friends today.