Friendship Quotes Your Best Friend Will Enjoy

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

~Elbert Hubbard

“True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.”

~Charles Caleb Colton

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

~Mark Twain

“It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.”

~Ralph Waldo Emerson

“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

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


“The best mirror is an old friend.”

~George Herbert

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

~Richard Bach

“Stay is a charming word in a friend’s vocabulary.”

~Amos Bronson Alcott

“True friends are always together in spirit.”

~LM Montgomery

“If you have good friends, no matter how much life is sucking, they can make you laugh.”

~PC Cast Kristin Cast

“The capacity for friendship is God’s way of apologizing for our families.”

~Jay McInerney


“Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.”

~William Shakespeare

“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

“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 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

“What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.”



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

~CS Lewis

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

~Sarah Dessen

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

~Helen Keller

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

~Linda Grayson

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

~Alfred Tennyson

“If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.”

~Joan Powers

“Two may talk together under the same roof for many years, yet never really meet, and two others at first speech are old friends.”

~Mary Catherwood

“When you’re in jail, a good friend will be trying to bail you out. A best friend will be in the cell next to you saying, damn, that was fun.”

~Groucho Marx.

“Friends are relatives you make for yourself.”

Eustache Deschamps

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

— Woodrow Wilson

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

Marcel Proust

“A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.”

Bernard Meltzer

“Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.”

Ed Cunningham

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

David Tyson

“A friend can tell you things you don’t want to tell yourself.”

Frances Ward Weller

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“As much as a BFF can make you go WTF, there’s no denying we’d be a little less rich without them.” — Gossip Girl

“For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.”

 — Audrey Hepburn

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

Ernest Hemingway

“One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.”


“A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.”

Elbert Hubbard

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

Jim Henson

“Friendship’s the wine of life.”

Edward Young, Night Thoughts

“One’s friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.”

George Santayana

“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

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


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

Leo Buscaglia

“There are three things that grow more precious with age; old wood to burn, old books to read, and old friends to enjoy.”

Henry Ford

“The great thing about new friends is that they bring new energy to your soul.”

Shanna Rodriguez

“The love that comes from friendship is the underlying facet of a happy life.”

Chelsea Handler

“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 is a pretty full-time occupation if you really are friendly with somebody. You can’t have too many friends because then you’re just not really friends.”

Truman Capote

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


“Friendship is a wildly underrated medication.”

Anna Deavere Smith

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

Francesco Guicciardini

“True friends are those rare people who come to find you in dark places and lead you back to the light.”


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

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

Maria Shriver

“You find out who your real friends are when you’re involved in a scandal.”

Elizabeth Taylor

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