360 Best Friendship Quotes That Will Boost Your Friendship

We might wonder why we bother as friends can confuse us and challenge us. Like eating right and exercising, friendship is as important to our wellbeing. Through each year of our lives, friendship helps us to grow. We learn to reach out, how to be patient, wait for our turn and try new hobbies from our friends with whom we meet in school.

Our friends provide a sounding board and place for us to grow as we learn to weather the ups and downs in life as we continue into our 40s and beyond. Friendship can create a sense of purpose in our lives, as friendship is key to our success with all our relationships. Friends will show us how to laugh, make conversation and forgive.

While still providing a safe emotional space for us to be totally ourselves, friends help push us out of our comfort zone. Friendship helps to keep our bodies and minds strong which is one of the most overlooked benefits of friendship. For our mental health, friendship is equally important.

To keep us strong and allow us to rebound from disease and health issues more quickly, friends help us to deal with stress. To change our outlook for the better we have to spend time with positive friends which are also suggested from a study.


“Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends? Abraham Lincoln”

“If you have one true friend you have more than your share. Thomas Fuller”

“Of all possessions a friend is the most precious. Herodotus”

“A friend to all is a friend to none. Aristotl”

“Be slow to fall into friendship, but when thou art in, continue firm and constant. Socrates”

“Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself. Confucius”

“Friends make the good things better and the bad things not so bad.”

“Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship. Dorothy Parker”

“Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. Mark Twain”

“I get by with a little help from my friends. The Beatles”

“A friend is one soul abiding in two bodies. Aristotle”

“The only way to have a friend is to be one. Ralph Waldo Emerson”

“The best thing to hold onto in life is each other. Audrey Hepburn”

“The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I have no wealth to bestow on him. If he knows that I am happy in loving him, he will want no other reward. Is not friendship divine in this? Henry David Thoreau”

“Be true to your work, your word, and your friend. Henry David Thoreau”

I have learned that to be with those I like is enough. Walt Whitman”

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“If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart, I’ll stay there forever. Winnie The Pooh”

“When you want to help people, you tell them the truth. Thomas Sowell”

“Friends… they cherish one another’s hopes. They are kind to one another’s dreams. Henry David Thoreau”

“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival. C. S. Lewis”

“Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born. Anais Nin”

“Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which strengthens with the setting sun of life. Jean de La Fontaine”

“One friend in a storm is worth more than a thousand friends in sunshine. Matshona Dhliwayo”

“The rule of friendship means there should be mutual sympathy between them, each supplying what the other lacks and trying to benefit the other, always using friendly and sincere words. Cicero”

“There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature. Jane Austen”

“To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform. Theodore H. White”

“Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking. George Eliot”

“True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance. Henry David Thoreau”

“Friendship however is a plant which cannot be forced – true friendship is no gourd spring up in a night and withering in a day. Charlotte Bronte”

“The most ordinary things could be made extraordinary, simply by doing them with the right people. Nicholas Sparks”

“Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you; spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life. Amy Poehler”

“Friendship, as has been said, consists in a full commitment of the will to another person with a view to that person’s good. Pope John Paul II”

“When people are friends, they have no need of justice, but when they are just, they need friendship in addition. Aristotle”

“Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one. Oscar Wilde”

“Friendship is held to be the severest test of character. Charles Eastman”

“It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter. Marlene Dietrich”

“The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake. Aristotle”

“A quarrel between friends, when made up, adds a new tie to friendship. Saint Francis de Sales”

“Your friend is your needs answered. Kahlil Gibran”

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another. Charles Dickens”

“You can’t shake hands with a clenched fist. Indira Gandhi”

“Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit. Aristotle”

“One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention. Clifton Fadiman”

“We live, in fact, in a world starved for solitude, silence, and private: and therefore starved for meditation and true friendship. C.S. Lewis”

“If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone. Maxwell Maltz”

“As soon as I saw you, I knew an adventure was going to happen. Winnie The Pooh”


“It’s not what we have, but who we have. Winnie The Pooh”

“Friendship is a sheltering tree. Samuel Taylor Coleridge”

“I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better. Abraham Lincoln”

“A friend is one of the nicest things you can have and one of the best things you can be. Winnie The Pooh”

“Friendship at first sight, like love at first sight, is said to be the only truth. Herman Melville”

“Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart. Eleanor Roosevelt”

“A good friend is like a four-leaf clover; hard to find and lucky to have. Irish Proverb”

“A man’s friendships are one of the best measures of his worth. Charles Darwin”

“The friendship which can cease has never been real. St. Jerome”


“Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down. Oprah Winfrey”

“I like to hang out with people who make me forget to look at my phone.”

“No one will ever be as entertained by us as us.”

“True friendship is when you walk into their house and your WiFi connects automatically.”

“There are small ships and big ships but the best ships are friendships.”

“The better the friend, the less cleaning you do before he comes over.”

“Real friends don’t get offended when you insult them. They smile and call you something even more offensive.”

“We are best friends. Always remember that if you fall I will pick you up after I finish laughing.”

“A day without a friend is like a pot without a single drop of honey left inside. Winnie The Pooh”

“The friendship of one intelligent man is better than that of all the unintelligent. Democritus”

“Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used. Elbert Hubbard”

“The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love, like being enlivened with champagne. Samuel Johnson”

“A day spent with you is my favorite day. So today is my new favorite day. Winnie The Pooh”

“We’ll be friends forever, won’t we, Pooh? asked Piglet. Even longer. Pooh answered. Winnie The Pooh”

“The older I get the more selective I am of who is in my tribe. I would rather have four quarters than a hundred pennies.”

“It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn’t use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like “What about lunch?”. A.A. Milne”

“You are I are more than friends. We’re like a really small gang.”

“A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success. Doug Larson”

“I love how badass we think we are when we’re together.”

“Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom. Francis Bacon”

“Friendship is love minus sex plus reason: Love is friendship plus sex minus reason.”

“There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate. Linda Grayson”

“I’m a controversial figure. My friends either dislike me or hate me. Toni Morrison”

“I have no trouble with my enemies. But my goddam friends… they are the ones that keep me walking the floor nights. Oscar Levant”

“Friendship is given us by nature, not to favor vice, but to aid virtue. Cicero”

“The holy passion of friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money. Mark Twain”


“A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love. Saint Basil”

“Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing. Elie Wiesel”

“All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand. Ella Wheeler Wilcox”

“Love everyone with a deep love based on charity, but form friendships only with those who can share virtuous things with you. The higher the virtues you share and exchange with others, the more perfect your friendship will be. St. Francis de Sales”

“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend. Martin Luther King Jr”

“The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention…. A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most well-intentioned words. Rachel Naomi Remen”

“Marriage is the highest state of friendship. If happy, it lessens our cares by dividing them, at the same time that it doubles our pleasures by mutual participation. Samuel Richardson”

“Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves. Oliver Goldsmith”

“Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship. Lord Byron”

“However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship. Francois de La Rochefoucauld”

“The verb ‘to love’ in Persian is ‘to have a friend’. ‘I love you’ translated literally is ‘I have you as a friend’. Shusha Guppy”

“There is no friendship, no love, like that of the mother for the child. Henry Ward Beecher”

“Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty. Cicero”

“Love is friendship set on fire. Jeremy Taylor”

“This is my beloved and this is my friend. Song of Solomon”

“Friendship often ends in love. But love in friendship; never. Charles Caleb Colton”

“Love is a friendship set to music. Joseph Campbell”

“Friendship is the finest balm for the pangs of despised love. Jane Austen”

“The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love. Hubert H. Humphrey”

“Friendship is the most constant, the most enduring the most basic part of love. Ed Cunningham”

“Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses. Ann Landers”

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“I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing. Katherine Mansfield”

“The sharing of joy, whether physical, emotional, psychic, or intellectual, forms a bridge between the sharers which can be the basis for understanding much of what is not shared between them, and lessens the threat of their difference. Audre Lorde”

“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Marcel Proust”

“Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief. Cicero”

“Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship. Epicurus”

“It’s not that other people don’t get me at all… It’s that you get me completely.”

“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. Winnie The Pooh”

“I often find myself saying a little prayer of thanks for you. Unknown”

“Share your smile with the world. It’s a symbol of friendship and peace. Christie Brinkley”

“Friendship is the purest love. It is the highest form of love where nothing is asked for, no condition, where one simply enjoys giving. Osho”

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“When a friend is in trouble, don’t annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it. Edgar Watson Howe”

“Never leave a friend behind. Friends are all we have to get us through this life–and they are the only things from this world that we could hope to see in the next. Dean Koontz”

“The friend who holds your hand and says the wrong thing is made of dearer stuff than the one who stays away. Barbara Kingsolver”

“Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back. Blaise Pascal”

“Friendship, of itself a holy tie, is made more sacred by adversity. Charles Caleb Colton”

“Don’t feel bad if people remember you only when they need you. Feel privileged that you are like a candle that comes to their mind when there is darkness.”

“There is nothing better than the encouragement of a good friend. Katharine Butler Hathaway”

“But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life. Thomas Jefferson”

“The worst solitude is to have no real friendships. Francis Bacon”

“Friendship has its illusions no less than love. Stendhal”

“Friends, though absent, are still present. Cicero”

“The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for. Bob Marley”

“There is a scarcity of friendship, but not of friends. Thomas Fuller”

“The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship. Francis Bacon”

“Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody. Stephen Chbosky”

“The best way to mend a broken heart is time and girlfriends. Gwyneth Paltrow”

“Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness. Euripides”

“Sitting silently beside a friend who is hurting may be the best gift we can give.”

“When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving much advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a gentle and tender hand. The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing and face with us the reality of our powerlessness, that is a friend who cares. Henri Nouwen”

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“It is difficult to say who do you the most mischief: enemies with the worst intentions or friends with the best. Edward Bulwer-Lytton”

“An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind. Buddha

“False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports. Richard Burton”

“Flattery is like friendship in show, but not in fruit. Socrates”

“Suspicion is the cancer of friendship. Petrarch”

“True enemies are better than false friends. Matshona Dhliwayo”

“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. Martin Luther King Jr

“Losing friends that are easily lost is no loss at all. The Stoic Emperor”

“No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow. Alice Walker”


“The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time. Johann Kaspar Lavater”

“Jealousy is just love and hate at the same time. Drake”

“Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius. Fulton J. Sheen”

“He that is jealous is not in love. Saint Augustine”

“True friends stab you in the front. Oscar Wilde”

“Jealousy is the fear of comparison. Max Frisch”

“Jealousy… is a mental cancer. B. C. Forbes”

“Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend’s success. Oscar Wilde”

“You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars. Gary Allan”

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“Only a true friend would be that truly honest. Shrek”


“Louise, no matter what happens, I’m glad I came with you. Thelma”


“I am glad you are here with me. Here at the end of all things, Sam. J.R.R. Tolkien”


“When I look at you, I can feel it. I look at you and I’m home. Dory”

“You’ve got a friend in me. Toy Story”

“We’re a family, we stick together. Toy Story”

“No matter what happens, you’ll always be a prince to me. Aladdin”

“I’ll miss you when I wake up. Alice In Wonderland”

“When you’re the best of friends having so much fun together… you’re not even aware, you’re such a funny pair. The Fox and The Hound”

“You and I are a team. Nothing is more important than our friendship. Monsters, Inc.”

“Every minute spent in your company becomes the new best moment of my life. Bolt”

“My dream wouldn’t be complete without you in it. The Princess And The Frog”

“We will be friends until forever, just you wait and see. Winnie The Pooh “

“We didn’t even realize we were making memories. We just knew we were having fun. Winnie The Pooh”

“If ever there is a tomorrow when we’re not together, there is something you must always remember: you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. Winnie The Pooh”

“I wouldn’t trade it for anything. Never, no, never. Your friendship is the best present ever. Tigger”

“Some people are worth melting for. Olaf”

“If you keep on believing, the dream that you wish will come true. Cinderella”


“Sometimes me think, ‘What is friend?’ Then me say, ‘Friend is someone to share the last cookie with. Cookie Monster”


“The human spirit is more powerful than any drug and that is what needs to be nourished with work, play, friendship, family. These are the things that matter. Awakenings”


“We made a deal ages ago… men, babies, it doesn’t matter. We’re soulmates. Samantha”


“True friends are always together in spirit. Anne of Green Gables”


“The most important thing in life will always be the people in this room. Right here, right now. Dom Toretto”

“I don’t have friends, I have family. Dom Toretto”


“Old stories are like old friends, she used to say. You have to visit them from time to time.”


“Some people can’t believe in themselves until someone else believes in them first. Good Will Hunting”


“It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends. Harry Potter”


“Anyone can change your life, if you let them. The Intouchables”


“An old friend is never an extra guest. Notorious”


“Friendship isn’t about being inseparable, but about being separated and knowing nothing will change. Ted”


“Keep your friends close, but your enemies even closer. The Godfather”


“It’s an insane world but in it there is one sanity, the loyalty of old friends. Ben-Hur”

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“Friendship isn’t about who you’ve known the longest, it’s about who walked in to your life, said ‘I’m here for you,’ and proved it. Unknown”

“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one. C.S. Lewis”

“Friendship is a wildly underrated medication. Anna Deavere Smith”

“Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation. George Washington”

“Friendship is something that creates equality and mutuality, not a reward for finding equality or a way of intensifying existing mutuality. Rowan Williams”

“Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious. Thomas Aquinas”

“Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. Kahlil Gibran”

“Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together. Woodrow Wilson”

“Friendship is like money, easier made than kept. Samuel Butler”

“Friendship is not always the sequel of obligation. Samuel Johnson”

“Friendship is what gets you through the bad times and helps you enjoy the good times. Unknown”

“Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything. Muhammad Ali”

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“There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child. Henry Ward Beecher”

“Nobody sees a flower – really – it is so small it takes time – we haven’t time – and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time. Georgia O’Keeffe”

“We don’t need sugar, flour or rice or anything else. We just want to see our dear ones. Hafiz of Persia”

“We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship is formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over; so in a series of kindnesses there is at last one which makes the heart run over. Ray Bradbury”

“Good friends are hard to find, harder to leave and impossible to forget.”

“A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world. Leo Buscaglia”

“‘Stay’ is a charming word in a friend’s vocabulary. Amos Bronson Alcott”

“The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it. Ralph Waldo Emerson”

“Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends. H. Jackson Brown Jr.”

“If you live to be 100, I hope I live to be 100 minus 1 day, so I never have to live without you. Winnie The Pooh”

“We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend. Robert Louis Stevenson”

“If I had a flower for every time I thought of you…I could walk through my garden forever. Alfred Tennyson”

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“That’s when I realized what a true friend was. Someone who would always love you – the imperfect you, the confused you, the wrong you – because that is what people are supposed to do.”

“True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable. David Tyson”

“There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship. Thomas Aquinas”

“Best friends are the people you can do anything and nothing with and still have the best time.”

“A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down. Arnold H. Glasgow”

“True friendship is like sound health. The value of it is seldom known until it be lost. Charles Caleb Colton”

“The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart. Elizabeth Foley”

“A true friend is the most precious of all possessions and the one we take the least thought about acquiring. Francois de La Rochefoucauld”

“Silence is the true friend that never betrays. Confucius”

“True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island… to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing.”

“True friendship consists not in the multitude of friends, but in their worth and value. Ben Jonson”

“One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. Lucius Annaeus Seneca”

“A true friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else. Len Wein”

“The firmest friendship is based on an identity of likes and dislikes. Sallust”

“My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me. Henry Ford”

“True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks. Saint Jerome”

“One friend with whom you have a lot in common is better than three with whom you struggle to find things to talk about. Mindy Kaling” friendship quotes short, friendship quotes for him, friendship quotes negative, friendship quotes birthday, friendship quotes for friends.

“What I cannot love, I overlook. Is that real friendship? Anais Nin”

“True friendship isn’t about being inseparable it’s being separated and nothing changes.”

“We come from homes far from perfect, so you end up almost parent and sibling to your friends – your own chosen family. There’s nothing like a really loyal, dependable, good friend. Nothing. Jennifer Aniston”


“Growing apart doesn’t change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I’m glad for that. Ally Condie”

“Those truly linked don’t need correspondence. When they meet again after many years apart, their friendship is as true as ever. Deng Ming-Dao”

“Friendship should be surrounded with ceremonies and respects, and not crushed into corners. Friendship requires more time than poor busy men can usually command. Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It takes a long time to grow an old friend. John Leonard”

“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory. Dr. Seuss” friendship values quotes, friendship quotes encouragement, friendship quotes for her, friendship quotes for kids, friendship quotes gifts, friendship quotes for birthday.

“There are friendships imprinted in our hearts that will never be diminished by time and distance. Dodinshy”

“I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar. Robert Brault”

“Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart. Washington Irving”


“Flowers will die, the sun will set, but you’re a friend I won’t forget. Your name is so precious, it will never grow old. It’s engraved in my heart in letters of gold.”

“At the end of every tunnel, there is a light somewhere, a light of hope and reason, and a light to guide us to the safety from the dark, to outstretched hands there. These hands hold out friendship, something everyone needs, for friendship brings a wealth much more than anything money can buy, for without this wealth, many of us would just shrivel up and die. David Harris”

“Don’t walk in front of me. I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me. I may not lead. Walk beside me, just be my friend. Albert Camus”

“Here together, friends forever. Some things were just meant to be, and that’s you and me. Winnie The Pooh”

“True friends are never apart. Maybe in distance but never in heart.”

“You give me reasons to smile and reasons to laugh, but most of all, you give me memories I could never forget.”


“Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words. George Eliot”

“My definition of a friend is somebody who adores you even though they know the things you’re most ashamed of. Jodie Foster”

“Man’s best support is a very dear friend. Cicero”

“Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends. Virginia Woolf “

“The real test of friendship is can you literally do nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple? Eugene Kennedy”

“Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it’s all over. Octavia Butler” friendship quotes from movies, friendship quotes for best friend, friendship quotes one line, friendship quotes on facebook, friendship quotes one liners, friendship quotes shakespeare.

“Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit. Kahlil Gibran”

“Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world. Eleanor Roosevelt”

“The language of friendship is not words but meanings. Henry David Thoreau”

“There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven’t yet met. William Butler Yeats”

“A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. Walter Winchell”

“I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light. Helen Keller”

“How distant I am from people when I am with them, and how close when they are far away. Khalil Gibran”

“Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives and remembering what one receives. Alexander Dumas” friendship quotes short and sweet, best quotes on friendship in English, friendship quotes of the day, friendship quotes sad, friendship quotes for boys, friendship quotes best friend.

“I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better. Plutarch” (This is one of my favorite friendship quote. Leave a reply here and let me know what’s yours!)

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“Between friends, words are optional.”

“Though friendship is not quick to burn, it is explosive stuff. May Sarton”

“Keep the ones that heard you when you never said a word.”

“A friend is a gift you give yourself. Robert Louis Stevenson” friendship quotes trust, friendship quotes on pinterest, funny quotes on friendship in English, friendship quotes in English best, friendship quotes by rumi, friendship quotes graduation, friendship quotes moving away.

“There cannot be friendship without equality. Swami Sivananda”

“The ideal friendship is to feel as one while remaining two. Sophie Swetchine”

“The best mirror is an old friend. George Herbert”

“Friendship is essentially a partnership. Aristotle”

“There are no rules for friendship. It must be left to itself. William Hazlitt”

“My friends are my estate. Emily Dickinson”

“The secret to friendship is being a good listener.”

“Friends are proved by adversity. Cicero”

“Friendships are discovered rather than made. Harriet Beecher Stowe”

“The best cure for a bad day is a good friend.”

“Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer. Jean de La Fontaine”

“Life is nothing without friendship. Cicero”

“True friendships are eternal. Cicero” friendship quotes deep, friendship quotes emotional, friendship quotes funny cute, friendship quotes for whatsapp status, friendship quotes small, friendship quotes short funny.

“Friends are the family you choose. Unknown”

“No friendship is an accident. O. Henry”

“Truth springs from argument amongst friends. David Hume”

“Love is friendship on fire. Susan Sontag”

“Remember, no man is a failure who has friends.”

“Opposition is true friendship. William Blake”


“I think if I’ve learned anything about friendship, it’s to hang in, stay connected, fight for them, and let them fight for you. Don’t walk away, don’t be distracted, don’t be too busy or tired, don’t take them for granted. Friends are part of the glue that holds life and faith together. Powerful stuff. Jon Katz”

“Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back: a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country. Anais Nin”

“We must reach out our hand in friendship and dignity both to those who would befriend us and those who would be our enemy. Arthur Ashe”

“If one is estranged from oneself, then one is estranged from others too. If one is out of touch with oneself, then one cannot touch others. Anne Morrow Lindbergh” friendship quotes christmas, friendship quotes ending, friendship zone quotes, friendship quotes by winnie the pooh.

“The love of our neighbor in all its fullness simply means being able to say, ‘What are you going through?’ Simone Weil”

“There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first; when you learn to live for others, they will live for you. Paramahansa Yogananda”

“Friendship without self-interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life. James F. Byrnes”

“In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. Kahlil Gibran”

“That friendship will not continue to the end which is begun for an end. Francis Quarles”

“Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend. Sarah Dessen”

“Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil. Baltasar Gracian”

“Friendship is infinitely better than kindness. Cicero”

“What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other? George Eliot”

“The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it. Hubert H. Humphrey”

“There is nothing we like to see so much as the gleam of pleasure in a person’s eye when he feels that we have sympathized with him, understood him. At these moments something fine and spiritual passes between two friends. These are the moments worth living. Don Marquis”

“Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company. Booker T. Washington”


“One must be fond of people and trust them if one is not to make a mess of life. E. M. Forster”

“Silence make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying, but the never needing to say that counts. Margaret Lee Runbeck”

“Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand. Karl Menninger” friendship quotes group, friendship quotes valentines day, friendship quotes about distance, friendship quotes death, friendship quotes happy, friendship quotes on distance.

“You can always tell a real friend: when you’ve made a fool of yourself he doesn’t feel you’ve done a permanent job. Laurence J. Peter”

“Friendship is one of the most tangible things in a world which offers fewer and fewer supports. Kenneth Branagh”

“There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity. Samuel Johnson”

“This the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected. Charles Lamb”

“One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives. Euripides”

“Someone to tell it to is one of the fundamental needs of human beings. Miles Franklin”

“Loyalty and friendship, which is to me the same, created all the wealth that I’ve ever thought I’d have. Ernie Banks”

“It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship. Henry Ward Beecher” friendship quotes missing, friendship quotes new, friendship quotes funny, friendship quotes tumblr, friendship quotes malayalam, friendship quotes for girls, friendship quotes girl.

“The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, not the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship. Ralph Waldo Emerson”


“A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. Elbert Hubbard”

“A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow. William Shakespeare”

“Friends are medicine for a wounded heart and vitamins for a hopeful soul. Steve Maraboli”

“A friend is what the heart needs all the time. Henry Van Dyke”

“A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself – and especially to feel, or not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at any moment is fine with them. Jim Morrison”

“A friend is one who believes in you when you have ceased to believe in yourself. Unknown” friendship quotes with love, friendship quotes in English, quotes in english about friendship, friendship quotes and sayings.


“In the spiritual life nowhere do our ideals meet the actual more truly than in how we relate to each other, in how we make, sustain and are friends. James Ishmael Ford”

“It is easy enough to be friendly to one’s friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business. Mahatma Gandhi

“Do not be deceived: “Bad company ruins good morals. 1 Corinthians 15:33”

“Let us be concerned for one another, to help one another to show love and to do good. Hebrews 10:24”

“And as you wish that others would do to you, do so to them. Luke 6:31”

“Love one another with brotherly affection. Out do one another in showing honor. Romans 12:10” female friendship quotes, friendship quotes for kids, cs lewis friendship quotes, quotes about friendship, friendship day quotes.

“Listen to advice and accept instruction, that you may gain wisdom in the future. Proverbs 19:20”

“Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm. Proverbs 13:20”

“A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity. Proverbs 17:17”

“The righteous person is a guide to his friend, but the path of the wicked leads them astray. Proverbs 12:26”

“Iron sharpens iron; so one man sharpens another. Proverbs 27:17”

“Friends are the siblings God never gave us. Mencius”

“A faithful friend is the medicine of life. Ecclesiasticus 6:16”

“Friends are God’s way of taking care of us.”

“For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God. Saint Teresa of Avila”

“What a good favor God does to those he places in the company of good people! Saint Teresa of Avila” new friendship quotes, winnie the pooh quotes friendship, broken friendship quotes, christian quotes about friendship, shakespeare quotes on friendship, rumi quotes on friendship.

“One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. Proverbs 18:24”

“The soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul. Samuel 18:1”

“We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection. Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso)”

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“We hate some persons because we do not know them; and will not know them because we hate them. Charles Caleb Colton” cute friendship quotes, funny quotes about friendship, of mice and men friendship quotes, disney quotes about friendship, disney friendship quotes.

“The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends. Friedrich Nietzsche”

“It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us as the confident knowledge that they will help us. Epicurus”

“If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends – you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue. Alice Miller”

“We read that we ought to forgive our enemies; but we do not read that we ought to forgive our friends. Francis Bacon”

“He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, and he who has one enemy will meet him everywhere. Ralph Waldo Emerson”

“You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you. Dale Carnegie” quotes about love and friendship, harry potter quotes about friendship, long distance friendship quotes, movie quotes about friendship, friendship day quotes, the office quotes about friendship.

“In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends. John Churton Collins”

“The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship. William Blake”

“It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend. William Blake”

“Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance. Rabindranath Tagore”

“We need old friends to help us grow old and new friends to help us stay young. Letty Cottin Pogrebin”

“In friendship we find nothing false or insincere; everything is straight forward, and springs from the heart. Cicero”

“It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them. Confucius” funny friendship quotes, bible quotes about friendship, friendship quotes funny, harry potter friendship quotes, winnie the pooh friendship quotes.

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