100+ Best Friendship Quotes

Friendship Quotes In English

1. “Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend.” — Bill Watterson

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

3. “True friends are never apart, maybe in distance but never in heart.” — Unknown

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

5. “I don’t know what I would have done so many times in my life if I hadn’t had my girlfriends. They have literally gotten me up out of bed, taken my clothes off, put me in the shower, dressed me, said, ‘Hey, you can do this,’ put my high heels on and pushed me out the door!” — Reese Witherspoon

6. “Remember that life’s most valuable antiques are dear old friends.”H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

7. “And what is a friend? More than a father, more than a brother: a traveling companion, with him, you can conquer the impossible, even if you must lose it later. Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.” — Elie Wiesel

8. “Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.” — Richard Bach

9. “To friendship every burden’s light.” — Aesop

10. “A true friend is for ever a friend.” — George MacDonald

11. “Friendship is a sheltering tree;” Samuel — Taylor Coleridge

12. “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

13. “How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live ’em. How much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give ’em.” — Shel Silverstein

14. “Remember that life’s most valuable antiques are dear old friends.” — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

15. “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

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

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

18. “A faithful friend loves to the end.” — Unknown

19. “Friendship’s the wine of life.” — Edward Young

20. “That was what a best friend did: hold up a mirror and show you your heart.” — Kristin Hannah

21. “If you live to be a 100, I want to live to be 100 minus one day so I never have to live without you.” — Winnie the Pooh

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

23. “Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by, the doubling of our joy, and diving of our grief;” — Joseph Addison

24. “The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

25. “Good friends are like stars. You don’t always see them, but you know they’re always there.” — Unknown

26. “What I realize now in hindsight is that there is a natural ebb and flow to friendships. There are times you think there’s nothing left between you, that you’ve hit the bottom, but the special ones survive, find ways of restoring themselves.” — Colette McBeth

27. “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.” — Anaïs Nin

28. No friendship is an accident.” — O. Henry

29. “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

30. “[The greatest gift in life] is the gift of friendship, and I have received it; the greatest healing therapy is friendship.” — Hubert Humphrey

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

32. “For it would then be true friendship, such as no hope, no fear, no self-interest can sever. That is a friendship that stays with people until they die—and that people die for.” — Lucius Annaeus Seneca

33. “There are friends, there is family, and then there are friends that become family.” — Unknown

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

35. “Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.” — Richard Bach

36. “No friendship is an accident. ” — O. Henry

37. “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

38. “Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” — Dumbledore

39. “Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.” — Tennessee Williams

40. “Don’t make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to level yourself up.” — Thomas J. Watson

41. “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

42. “They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” — Carl W. Buechner

43. “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

44. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched — they must be felt with the heart.” — Helen Keller

45. “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

46. “When the world is so complicated, the simple gift of friendship is within all of our hands.” — Maria Shriver

47. “A friend is one of the best things you can be and the greatest things you can have.” — Sarah Valdez

48. “Best friends are the people in your life who make you laugh louder, smile brighter and live better.” — Unknown

49. “It’s not what we have in life, but who we have in our life that matters.” — Unknown

50. “In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, for in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.” — Khalil Gibran

51. “A friend is one who overlooks your broken fence and admires the flowers in your garden.” — Unknown

52. “There’s not a word yet for old friends who’ve just met.” — Jim Henson

53. “A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.” — Donna Roberts

54. “True friends are never apart, maybe in distance but never in heart.” — Helen Keller

55. “Sometimes being with your best friend is all the therapy you need.” — Unknown

56. “True friends are like diamonds — bright, beautiful, valuable, and always in style.” — Nicole Richie

57. “Anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.” — Misty Copeland

58. “True friends are always together in spirit.” — L.M. Montgomery

59. “Friendship is so weird…you just pick a human you’ve met and you’re like ‘Yep, I like this one’ and you just do stuff with them.” — Unknown

60. “I think we’ll be friends forever because we’re too lazy to find new friends.” — Unknown

61. “God made us best friends because he knew our moms couldn’t handle us as sisters.” — Unknown

62. “Never let your best friends get lonely…keep disturbing them.” — Candlelight Publications

63. “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

64. “Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.” — Khalil Gibran

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

66. “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

67. “Everyone has a friend during each stage of life. But only lucky ones have the same friend in all stages of life.” — Unknown

68. “Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.” — Oscar Wilde

69. “Real friendship, like real poetry, is extremely rare — and precious as a pearl.” — Tahar Ben Jelloun

70. “When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.” — Henri Nouwen

71. “Love is friendship set on fire.” — Jeremy Taylor

72. “It’s not being in love that makes me happy. It is the person that I am in love with that does.” — Unknown

73. “Friendship is accepting a person with all their qualities — good and bad.” — Mohanlal

74. “The kindest way of helping yourself is to find a friend.” — Ann Kaiser Stearns

75. “Getting to know new people and gaining new friends is one of life’s greatest pleasures. So conquer your fears and get out there.” — Tony Clark

76. “A friend may be waiting behind a stranger’s face.”  — Maya Angelou

77. “Don’t be afraid of new beginnings. Don’t shy away from new people, new energy, new surroundings. Embrace new chances at happiness.”  — Billy Chapata

78. “Everyone you meet knows something you don’t know but need to know. Learn from them.”  — C.G. Jung

79. “Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them.” — Francesco Guicciardini

80. “Getting to know new people and gaining new friends is one of life’s greatest pleasures. So conquer your fears and get out there.” — Tony Clark

81. “A strong friendship doesn’t need daily conversation, doesn’t always need togetherness, as long as the relationship lives in the heart, true friends will never part.” — Unknown

82. “If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart. I’ll stay there forever.” — A. A. Milne

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

84. “No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other’s worth.” — Robert Southey

85. “There is magic in long-distance friendships. They let you relate to other human beings in a way that goes beyond being physically together and is often more profound.” — Diana Cortes

86. “A real friendship should not fade as time passes, and should not weaken because of space separation.” — John Newton

87. “A part of you has grown in me, together forever we shall be, never apart, maybe in distance, but not in heart.” — Unknown

88. “Distance means so little, when someone means so much.” — Tom McNeal

89. “Can miles truly separate you from friends…If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there?”— Richard Bach

90. “A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand.” — Kahlil Gibran

91. “Can miles truly separate you from friends…If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there?”— Richard Bach

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

93. “I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.” – Ernest Hemingway

94. “Throughout life you will meet one person who is like no other. You could talk to this person for hours and never get bored, you could tell this person things and they will never judge you. This person is your soulmate, your best friend. Don’t ever let them go.” – Unknown

95. “I found out what the secret to life isfriends. Best friends.” — Fried Green Tomatoes

96. “Friends are relatives you make for yourself.” — Eustache Deschamps

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

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

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

100. “Friendship — my definition — is built on two things. Respect and trust. Both elements have to be there. And it has to be mutual. You can have respect for someone, but if you don’t have trust, the friendship will crumble.” ― Stieg Larsson

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