Friendship Quotes

    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.

  • One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.
  • Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.
  • Friendship … is born at the moment when one man says to another “What! You too? I thought that no one but myself
  • Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
  • A stranger stabs you in the front; a friend stabs you in the back; a boyfriend stabs you in the heart, but best friends only poke each other with straws
  • There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
  • True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
  • The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it
  • No friendship is an accident. ― O. Henry, Heart of the West
  • 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
  • True friendship is when you walk into their house and your WiFi connects automatically.
  • There comes a point in your life when you realize who really matters, who never did, and who always will.
    – Unknown
  • A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked
    ― Bernard Meltzer
  • 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
  • There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.
    – Thomas Aquinas
  • I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.
    ― Helen Keller
  • A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.
    ― Elbert Hubbard
  • The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
    – Henry David Thoreau
  • A friend is someone who can see the truth and pain in you even when you are fooling everyone else.
  • A good friend will help you move. But best friend will help you move a dead body.
  • A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
  • Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
    – Helen Keller
  • Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.
    ―Elie Wiesel
  • Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
    ― Mark Twain
  • Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
    – Woodrow T. Wilson
  • If you’re alone, I’ll be your shadow. If you want to cry, I’ll be your shoulder. If you want a hug, I’ll be your pillow. If you need to be happy, I’ll be your smile… But anytime you need a friend, I’ll just be me
  • It is the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected .
  • A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words
  • Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
    – Khalil Gibran
  • 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
  • It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
    ― Friedrich Nietzsche
  • True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable. – David Tyson Gentry
  • It’s the times we’re so crazy,
    that people think we’re high.
    It’s the times we laugh so hard,
    we can’t help but cry.
    It’s all the inside jokes
    and “remember whens”.
    those are all the reasons
    that we’re best friends!
  • A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success.
  • Your friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.
  • Friends are the siblings God never gave us.
    – Mencius
  • “Remember George, no man is a failure who has friends.” —It’s a Wonderful Life
  • When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable
  • 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
  • A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
  • There are three faithful friends: an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
  • Two may talk together under the same roof for many years, yet never really meet; and two others at first speech are old friends.
  • It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
    – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “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
  • You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.
  • Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives and remembering what one receives.
    – Alexander Dumas
  • Friendship isn’t about whom you have known the longest… It’s about who came, and never left your side.
  • Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.
  • Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather is one of those things that give value to survival.
    – C. S. Lewis
  • Friendship… is not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.
    – Muhammad Ali
  • 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
  • What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
    ― Aristotle
  • Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm & constant.
    – Socrates
  • Friendship is like standing on wet cement. The longer you stay, the harder it’s to leave, and you can never go without leaving your footprints behind.
  • One good reason to only maintain a small circle of friends is that three out of four murders are committed by people who know the victim.
  • The love of my life is the love between friends.
  • Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.
    – Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • 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 and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • Only a true best friend can protect you from your immortal enemies.
  • Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
    – Samuel Butler
  • Everyone hears what you say. Friends listen to what you say. Best friends listen to what you don’t say.
  • Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.
  • No love, no friendship, can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever.
  • Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.
  • There is nothing like puking with somebody to make you into old friends.
  • Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
    – Aristotle
  • My wife ran off with my best friend, and I sure do miss him.
  • Friendship with oneself is all-important because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
  • 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.
  • Friendship is like peeing in your pants. Everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warm feeling inside.
  • Thus nature has no love for solitude, and always leans, as it were, on some support; and the sweetest support is found in the most intimate friendship.
  • A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.
    – William Penn
  • When a woman becomes her own best friend life is easier.
  • There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.
    ― P.G. Wodehouse
  • A good friend can tell you what is the matter with you in a minute. He may not seem such a good friend after telling.
    – Arthur Brisbane
  • Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty.
  • I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true old man’s milk and restorative cordial.
  • 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.
    – Khalil Gibran
  • True friends are like diamonds – bright, beautiful, valuable, and always in style.
    ― Nicole Richie
  • There are no faster or firmer friendships than those formed between people who love the same books.
  • 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
  • Never explain yourself. Your friends don’t need it and your enemies won’t believe it.
  • My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
  • A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.
    – Leo Buscaglia
  • 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.
  • If you have two friends in your lifetime, you’re lucky. If you have one good friend, you’re more than lucky.
    ― S.E. Hinton
  • 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
  • At the shrine of friendship never say die, let the wine of friendship never run dry.
  • There is magic in the memory of schoolboy friendships; it softens the heart, and even affects the nervous system of those who have no heart.
  • Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends.
    – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  • Friends should be like books, few, but hand-selected.
  • The capacity for friendship is God’s way of apologizing for our families.
  • Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
    – Friedrich Nietzsche
  • If you have two friends in your lifetime, you’re lucky. If you have one good friend, you’re more than lucky.
  • Life is partly what we make it, and partly what is made by the friends whom we choose.
  • Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend.
    – Bill Watterson
  • If you have good friends, no matter how much life is sucking , they can make you laugh.
  • The friend who holds your hand and says the wrong thing is made of dearer stuff than the one who stays away.
    – Barbara Kingsolver
  • True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
  • The making of friends, who are real friends, is the best token we have of a man’s success in life.
  • I am always saying “Glad to’ve met you” to somebody I’m not at all glad I met. If you want to stay alive, you have to say that stuff, though.
  • Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend. — Albert Camus