Friendship Quotes and Sayings

Below you will find collection of Friendship Quotes and Sayings, inspirational, wise, and humorous old friendship sayings, and friendship proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Top 10 Friendship Quotes According to Wah Wah Yar

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    One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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    I have learned that friendship isn’t about who you’ve known the longest, it’s about who came and never left your side.

Yolanda Hadid

  1. 08

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

Christie Brinkley

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    I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let’s face it, friends make life a lot more fun.

Charles R. Swindoll

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    Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.

Helen Keller

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    The world is round so that friendship may encircle it.

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

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    Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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    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

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    True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable.

David Tyson

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    A friend is someone who makes it easy to believe in yourself.

Heidi Wills

True Friendship Quotes and Sayings

Enjoy this list of true friendship quotes and saying. 

❝ A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are. ❞ – Unknown


❝ Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer. ❞ – Jean de La Fontaine


❝ The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart. ❞ – Elizabeth Foley


❝ A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. ❞ – Elbert Hubbard


❝ 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


❝ The best mirror is an old friend.” ❞ – George Herbert


❝ 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


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


❝ 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


❝ Truth springs from argument amongst friends. ❞ – David Hume


❝ Everyone has a friend during each stage of life. But only lucky ones have the same friend in all stages of life. ❞ – Unknown


❝ A friend is one who overlooks your broken fence and admires the flowers in your garden. ❞ – Unknown


❝ True friends are those rare people who come to find you in dark places and lead you back to the light. ❞ – Unknown


❝ In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends. ❞ – John Churton Collins


❝ The only good thing about times of adversity is that you realize who your real friends and fans are – and the rest go away – which in my mind is an OK thing. ❞ – Pete Wentz


❝ There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship. ❞ – Thomas Aquinas

Best Short and Sweet Friendship Quotes and Sayings with Image

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❝ The language of friendship is not words but meanings. ❞ – Henry David Thoreau


Henry Ford Friendship Quotes

❝ My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me. ❞ – Henry Ford


Celeste Barnard Quotes about Friendship

❝ Friends are like flowers. They fill the world with beauty. ❞ – Celeste Barnard


Cicero Quotes on Friendship

❝ Life is nothing without friendship. ❞ – Cicero


Mencius Quotes about Friendship

❝ Friendship is one mind in two bodies. ❞ – Mencius


 Baltasar Gracian Quotes on Friendship

❝ Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil. ❞ – Baltasar Gracian


Emily Dickinson Friend Quotes

❝ My friends are my estate. ❞ – Emily Dickinson


Aristotle Friendship Quotes

❝ Friendship is essentially a partnership. ❞ – Aristotle


Ralph Waldo Emerson Friendship Quotes

❝ The only way to have a friend is to be one. ❞ – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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What is Friendship? Best Quotes, Quotations or Sayings for Friendship

❝ Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together. ❞ – Woodrow Wilson


❝ Friendship is what gets you through the bad times and helps you enjoy the good times. ❞ – Unknown


❝ Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. ❞ – Kahlil Gibran


❝ 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 the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious. ❞ – Thomas Aquinas


❝ The language of friendship is not words but meanings. ❞ – Henry David Thoreau


❝ Friendship is a wildly underrated medication. ❞ – Anna Deavere Smith


❝ 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 like money, easier made than kept. ❞ – Samuel Butler


❝ 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


❝ Friendship is not always the sequel of obligation. ❞ – Samuel Johnson


❝ The most memorable people in life will be the friends who loved you when you weren’t very lovable. ❞ – Unknown


❝ 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

The Best Quotes on Friendship

❝ 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


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


❝ Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes. ❞ – Henry David Thoreau


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


❝ A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. ❞ – Walter Winchell


❝ 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


❝ True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable. ❞ – David Tyson


❝ Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together. ❞ – Woodrow Wilson


❝ Friends listen to what you say. Best friends listen to what you don’t say. ❞ – Unknown


❝ Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm & constant. ❞ – Socrates


❝ 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


❝ 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

Inspiring Quotes on Friendship For Your Best Friend

A True Friend never ignore you, always inspire you. ❞ – Md Parvej Ansari


❝ The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it. ❞ – Hubert H. Humphrey


❝ 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


❝ Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes. ❞ – Henry David Thoreau


❝ I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light. ❞ – Helen Keller


❝ A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same. ❞ – Elbert Hubbard


❝ Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light. ❞ – Hellen Keller


❝ No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another. ❞ – Charles Dickens


❝ Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. ❞ – Mark Twain


❝ Friendship is more than being there for your friends when they need you, it’s also allowing your friends to be there for you. ❞ – Shane Parrish


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


❝ I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light. ❞ – Helen Keller


❝ 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


❝ If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone. ❞ – Maxwell Maltz


❝ There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate. ❞ – Linda Grayson

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Best Friends Forever Quotes

❝ 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


❝ True friends are diamonds — bright, beautiful, valuable, and always in style. ❞ – Nicole Richie


❝ We’ll be best friends forever because you already know too much. ❞ – Unknown


❝ As we grow up, we realize it becomes less important to have a ton of friends, and more important to have real ones. ❞ – Unknown


❝ 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


❝ Good friends help you to find important things when you have lost them. Your smile, your hope, and your courage. ❞ –Doe Zantamata


❝ I think we’ll be friend forever because we’re too lazy to find new friends. ❞ – Unknown


❝ Some people make your laugh a little louder, your smile a little brighter, and your life a little better. ❞ – Unkno


❝ Some people go to priests, others to poetry, I to my friends. ❞ – Virginia Woolf


❝ Best friends are people who make your problems their problems, just so you don’t have to go through them alone. ❞


❝ Because of you, I laugh a little harder, cry little less, and smile a lot more. ❞


❝ Friends should be like books, few, but hand-selected. ❞ – C.J. Langenhoven


❝ The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart. ❞ – Elizabeth Foley


❝ A good friend knows all your stories, best friend helped you write them. ❞


❝ Be slow to fall into friendship but when thou art in, continue firm and constant. ❞ – Socrates

Funny Quotes about Friendship for Best Friends

❝ We are best friends. Always remember that if you fall , I will pick you up… after I finish laughing. ❞ – Unknown


❝ Friendship must be built on a solid foundation of alcohol, sarcasm, inappropriateness and shenanigans. ❞ – Unknown


❝ If you have friends who are as weird as you, then you have everything. ❞ – Unknown


❝ Friends are people who know you really well and like you anyway. ❞ – Greg Tamblyn


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


❝ A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked. ❞ – Bernard Meltzer


❝ A good friend will help you move. But best friend will help you move a dead body. ❞ – Jim Hayes


❝ Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty. ❞ – Sicilian Proverb


❝ Friends buy you food. Best friends eat your food. ❞ – Unknown


❝ There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate. ❞ – Linda Grayson


❝ Me and my best friends can communication with just facial expressions. ❞ – Unknown

Quotes About Friendship For Children

❝ A best friend is a sister that destiny forgot to give you. ❞ – Unknown


❝ A brother is not always a friend, but a friend is always a brother. ❞ – Unknown


❝ A circle is round and has no end, that’s how long I want to be your friend. ❞ – Unknown


❝ A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself. ❞ – Jim Morrison


❝ A friend may be waiting behind a stranger’s face. ❞ – Maya Angelou


❝ A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature. ❞ – Ralph Waldo Emerson


❝ A good friend remembers what we were and sees what we can be. ❞ – Unknown


❝ Aim to make a positive difference in someone’s life every single day … including your own. ❞ – Doe Zantamata


❝ Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them? ❞ – Abraham Lincoln


❝ A true friend is one who thinks you are a good egg even if you are half-cracked. ❞ – Unknown


❝ Be grateful for friends who make you smile without even saying a word. ❞ – Doe Zantamata


❝ Being honest may not get you a lot of friends, but it’ll always get you the right ones. ❞ – Unknown


❝ Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself. ❞ – Henry James

Quotes for Travel with friends

❝ As soon as I saw you, I knew a grand adventure was about to happen. ❞ – Winnie The Pooh


❝ A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles. ❞ – Tim Cahill


❝ Life was meant to great adventure and close friends. ❞ – Unknown


❝ Sharing adventures means enjoying them 100% more. ❞ – Unknown


❝ You and me, we are more than friends. We are like a small travel gang! ❞ – Unknown


❝ Friends that travel together, stay together. ❞ – Unknown


❝ Take that person and travel around the world. Buy a plane ticket for the two of you to travel ALL around the world and go to places that are hard to get to and hard to get out of. And when you come back… and if you’re still in love with that person… get married at the airport. ❞ – Bill Murray


❝ Sometimes all you need is a great friend and thirst for adventure. ❞ – Unknown


❝ A good friend listens to your adventures. A best friend makes them with you. ❞ – Unknown


❝ There is a whole world out there. Pack your backpack, your best friend and go. ❞ – Unknown


❝ True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable. ❞ – Unknown


❝ Take memories, leave only footprints. ❞ – Unknown


❝ We take photos as a return ticket to a moment otherwise gone. ❞ – Unknown

Best Quotes About Friendship and Life

❝ 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


❝ A friend is someone you can share your incomplete thoughts with. People need a private space where they can speak and refine their “work in progress” thinking. ❞ – The Stoic Emperor


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


❝ Friendship without self-interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life. ❞ – James F. Byrnes


❝ 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

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