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Best friend quotes to live by. Ever wondered what celebrities, like, Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Anitson, Taylor Swift or Emma Watson think about.


Friendship Sayings and Quotes

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


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

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

Aristotle

Hold a true friend with both your hands.      

Nigerian Proverb

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.      

Walter Winchell

The wise man learns more from his enemies than the fool does from his friends.      

Baltasar Gracián

Misfortune tests the sincerity of friends.      

Aesop (c.620-560 BC)

The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.

Elisabeth Foley

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.     

Octvaia Butler

Who is mighty? He who makes an enemy into a friend.      

Hebrew (on friends and foes)

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

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Keep your friendships in repair.      

Samuel Butler (1612-1680)

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

Helen Keller

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.     

Khalil Gibran

We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.

Orson Welles

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Jennifer Lawrence - Actress

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Emma Watson - Actress

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Justin Bieber - Singer

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Jennifer Aniston (L) - Actress

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Taylor Swift (L) - Singer

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Oprah Winfrey - Media owner

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Jim Morrison - Singer

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Mindy Kaling - Actress

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Gwyneth Paltrow

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Muhammad Ali - Boxer

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Lena Dunham (R) - Actress

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Cher - Singer

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Virginia Woolf - Writer

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Jodie Foster - Actress

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Dean Koontz - Author

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Marilyn Monroe - Actress

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Oscar Wilde - Author

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Elizabeth Taylor - Actress

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C.S. Lewis - Novelist

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Victor Hugo - Poet

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Marlene Dietrich - Actress

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Mark Twain - Author

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Albert Camus (R) - Author

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William Shakespeare - Poet and playwright

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Helen Keller - Author

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Abraham Lincoln - 16th U.S. president

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Henry Ford - Industrialist

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Martin Luther King, Jr. - Activist

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Groucho Marx - Comedian

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Friendship Sayings and Quotes

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Following are the best friendship quotes and sayings with images. If you’re looking for quotes about best friends, true friendship or funny sayings – you’ve come to the right place. We’ve compiled a list of top 80 inspiring quotes (with pictures) on this topic. Enjoy.

Top 80 Inspiring Friendship Quotes For Your Best Friend


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


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


“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


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


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


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


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


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


“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 true friend is someone who sees the pain in your eyes while everyone else believes the smile on your face.”


“The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.” – Henry David Thoreau


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


“Real friendship is when your friend comes over to your house and then you both just take a nap.”


“No friendship is an accident.” – O. Henry


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


“That’s when I realized what a true friend was. Someone who would always love you – the imperfect you, the confused you, the wrong you – because that is what people are supposed to do.”


“Friends are the siblings God never gave us.” – Mencius


“Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero


“True friends are like diamonds – bright, beautiful, valuable, and always in style.”


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


“Best friends share laughs, memories and inside jokes. They will always be honest and stand by your side no matter what. They wipe your tears, pick you up when you fall, and are forever a piece of your heart.”


“A best friend is someone who makes you laugh even when you think you’ll never smile again.”


“F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Fight for you. Respect you. Include you. Encourage you. Need you. Deserve you. Stand by you.”


“Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.” – Benjamin Franklin


“The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing… not healing, not curing… that is a friend who cares.” – Henri Nouwen


“Friendship is one mind in two bodies.” – Mencius


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


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


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


“Best friends. Because of anyone else heard our conversations we’d end up in the mental hospital.”


“True friends aren’t the ones who make your problems disappear. They are the ones who won’t disappear when your facing problems.”


“All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.” – Ella Wheeler Wilcox


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


“Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.” – Baltasar Gracian


“Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.” – Thomas Aquinas


“Every friendship goes through ups and downs. Dysfunctional patterns set in; external situations cause internal friction; you grow apart and then bounce back together.” – Mariella Frostrup


“Friendship is essentially a partnership.” – Aristotle


“We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone.” – Orson Welles


“A true friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else.” – Len Wein


“Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.” – Epicurus


“Even where friendship is concerned, it takes me a long time to trust people.” – Namie Amuro


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


“Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.” – Euripides


“Sitting silently beside a friend who is hurting may be the best gift we can give.”


“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


“True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks.” – St. Jerome


“There are no rules for friendship. It must be left to itself. We cannot force it any more than love.” – William Hazlitt


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


“Friends confront each other sometimes, and sometimes the friendship lasts, and sometimes it doesn’t.” – Brooke Elliott


“Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.” – Eustace Budgell


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


“The rules of friendship are tacit, unconscious; they are not rational. In business, though, you have to think rationally.” – Steven Pinker


“A man’s friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.” – Charles Darwin


“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


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


“Friendship is a wildly underrated medication.” – Anna Deavere Smith


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


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


“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 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


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


“Of all possessions a friend is the most precious.” – Herodotus


“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 inexplicable, it should not be explained if one doesn’t want to kill it.” – Max Jacob


“Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.” – George Washington


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


“True friends stab you in the front.” – Oscar Wilde


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


“The language of friendship is not words but meanings.” – Henry David Thoreau


“A friend is an emotional bond, just like friendship is a human experience.” – Simon Sinek

A list of the best friends and friendship quotes and sayings, including the This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous friends and friendship quotes The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact.

TwistedSifter

best friend quotes by famous people

Friendship is one of the few things we have in our lives that has such a huge impact on our happiness and the enjoyment.
Unlike other bonds, the bond of friendship can be shared with our partners, family members, co-workers and the people we have known for a few years now or since we were kids. Or even with people we have never met at the other side of the world.

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

Friendship plays an important role in the lives of many. The idea of watering the roots of friendship can never be a bad or an obselete idea of letting someone know how important they are to you.

Here we have some thought-provoking, beautiful, funny quotes on friendship that will make you miss your friend even more.

"Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend." Sarah Dessen

1.

"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

2.

"It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends."

- J.K. Rowling

3.

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

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

4.

"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

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"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

"Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?"

- Abraham Lincoln

6.

"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

7.

"The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends."

- Friedrich Nietzsche

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"Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart"

- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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