50+ Wonderful and Inspiring Friendship Quotes

The people we want to invest our time and energy with are our friends. They are the family that we choose. When we are lonely we cherish their company, they accept and support us no matter what. We can be ourselves around our true friends.

 

Looking to share some love with your best friends? I’m sure these friendship quotes will help. Send them to your friends and let them know how much they mean to you.

 

 

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

 

Life is partly what we make it, and partly what is made by the friends we choose. – Tennessee Williams

 

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It’s not that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but it’s your best friends who are your diamonds. – Gina Barreca

 

Friendship is when people know all about you but like you anyway. – 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. LewisClick To Tweet

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

 

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 AliClick To Tweet

 

Friends are the family you choose. – Jess C. Scott

 

 

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

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives. - EuripidesClick To Tweet

 

 

A true friend is the best Possession. – Benjamin Franklin

 

 

Friendship is one mind in two bodies. – Mencius

 

 

Strangers are just friends waiting to happen – Unknown

 

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

 

 

A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be. – Douglas Pagels

 

The best kind of friend is the one you could sit on a porch with, never saying a word, and walk away feeling like that was the best conversation you’ve had.
-Unknown

 

 

Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer. – Ed Cunningham

 

The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart. - Elisabeth FoleyClick To Tweet

 

 

The language of friendship is not words but meanings. - Henry David ThoreauClick To Tweet

 

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

 

 

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


Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
– Khalil Gibran

 

 

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A friend is a gift you give yourself. – Robert Louis Stevenson

 

 

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

 


 

 

 

Some people arrive and make such a beautiful impact on your life, you can barely remember what life was like without them. – Anna Taylor

Fate chooses your relations, you choose your friends. – Jacques Delille

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Distance has nothing to do with friendship. Distance is meaningless. No one is that far away unless they choose to be. – Nick Burd

 

 

 

Some people stand by you in your darkest hour while others walk away; only a select few march towards you and become even closer friends.

 

– Jeffrey Archer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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