150 Friendship Quotes To Share With Your Best Friend

Celebrate your best friend with these 150 friendship quotes.

I can’t help but be a gooey, sentimental sap on occasion. Friends are a big part of every single one of our lives, and I feel like we don’t always thank them enough.

Knowing that someone is always on your side is especially reassuring during the most trying times of your life or when you require assistance coping with loneliness.

Friendship quotes act as powerful reminders of the value and importance of having good friends in your life, that's why I decided to put together a list of friendship quotes you can share with your bestie or just read aloud to yourself.

Whether it’s a co-worker, the girl who sits next to you in statistics class, or even your roommate, this list of quotes will be sure to show your best friend how much you care.

So, while you read these friendship quotes, remember the best individuals in your life and then share them with your very best friends.

Best Friendship Quotes

One friend in a storm is worth more than a thousand friends in sunshine.

Friendship Quotes - Matshona Dhliwayo

Anything is possible when you have the right people ther to support you.

All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.

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.

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

A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.

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

Lucius Annaeus Seneca


Women's friendships are like a renewable source of power.

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

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

Friendship Quotes - G. Randolf

Good friends are hard to find, harder to leave and impossible to forget.

I have learned that to be with those I like is enough.

Friendship is not about whom you know the longest. It is about who came and never left.

It's not that diamonds are a girl's best friend, but it's your best friends who are your diamonds.

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

We are best friends. Always remember that if you fall I will pick you up after I finish laughing.

Friends are relatives you make for yourself.

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

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

Martin Luther King, Jr.


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

I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.

Friendship Quotes Plutarch

Man’s best support is a very dear friend.

Things are never quite as scary when you have a best friend.

Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar.

A day spent with you is my favorite day. So today is my new favorite day.

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

Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts.

Margaret Lee Runbeck


A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success.

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

Friendship Quotes Arnold H.

A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.

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?

We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.

Robert Louis Stevenson


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

Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.

A friend may be waiting behind a stranger’s face.

Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter


If you have two friends in your lifetime, you’re lucky. If you have one good friend, you’re more than lucky.

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

Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.

The royal road to a man’s heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.

True friendship is like sound health. The value of it is seldom known until it be lost.

Charles Caleb Colton

Friendship Quotes - Charles Caleb Colton

It’s not what we have, but who we have.

A friend to all is a friend to none.

Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn’t seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh


There's nothing like a really loyal, dependable, good friend. Nothing.

Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you; spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.

Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty.

Do not save your loving speeches for your friends till they are dead; do not write them on their tombstones, speak them rather now instead.

Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.

The friendship which can cease has never been real.

Friendship Quotes Leo Buscaglia

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

Friends and good manners will carry you where money won't go.

Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave and impossible to forget.

I may not always be there with you, but I will always be there for you.

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed

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

Never explain – your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.

A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.

A true friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be anywhere else.

True friendship resists time, distance, and silence.

There are friends, there is family and then there are friends that become family.

Friendship Quotes Unknown

It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.

All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.

A snowball in the face is surely the perfect beginning to a lasting friendship.

Don’t be dismayed at goodbyes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.

A day without a friend is like a pot without a single drop of honey left inside.

The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.

You are I are more than friends. We’re like a really small gang.

A good friend is a connection to life — a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world.

If you have one true friend you have more than your share.

Friendship Quotes Jane Austen

Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.

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

Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives and remembering what one receives.

A true friend stabs you in the front.

The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.

Make new friends, but keep the old; Those are silver, these are gold.

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

Charles Caleb Colton


Where there are friends, there is wealth.

Titus Maccius Plautus


A good friend is like a four-leaf clover; hard to find and lucky to have.

Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.

In the cookie of life, friends are the chocolate chips.

Friendship Quotes

One friend with whom you have a lot in common is better than three with whom you struggle to find things to talk about.

Friendship is a wildly underrated medication.

Friends should be like books, few, but hand-selected.

Fate chooses your relations, you choose your friends.

There is nothing like puking with somebody to make you into old friends.

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

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

I don't know what I would have done so many times in my life if I hadn't had my girlfriends.

If we treated ourselves as well as we treated our best friend, can you imagine?

Friendship Quotes - Oprah Winfrey

The best gift anyone can give, I believe, is the gift of sharing themselves.

Friendship takes work. Finding friends, nurturing friendships, scheduling face time, it all take a tremendous amount of work. But it’s worth it. If you put in the effort, you’ll see the rewards of positive friends who will make your life extraordinary.

There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.

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

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.

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

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

Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected.

Someone to tell it to is one of the fundamental needs of human beings.

It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.

There are small ships and big ships, but the best ships are Friendships.

Friendship Quotes

When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.

My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.

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.

Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, ‘You too? I thought I was the only one.

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?

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.

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

Friends are the siblings God never gave us.

We cannot hope to only leave our children a bigger car, a bigger bank account. We must hope to give them a sense of what it means to be a loyal friend.

Short Friendship Quotes

Friendship teaches us numerous lessons in life, including how to accept ourselves for who we are, how to confront life's obstacles head on, and how to find peace with those closest to us. Having a best friend is a priceless experience worth cherishing.

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

Friendship Quotes - Walter Winchell

The best time to make friends is before you need them.

The best mirror is an old friend.

Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.

Anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you

The secret to friendship is being a good listener.

The ideal friendship is to feel as one while remaining two.

Opposition is true friendship.

Friendship is a sheltering tree.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge


My friends are my estate.

Friendship Quotes - Henry David Thoreau

Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.

No friendship is an accident.

Friendship = vulnerability * time.

Love is friendship on fire.

The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.

Distance yourself from people that you don’t want to become.

Remember, no man is a failure who has friends.

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

Truth springs from argument amongst friends.

True friendships are eternal.

A good friendship is a conversation that never ends.

Friendship Quotes Gloria Steinem

As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend.

Notice the people who make an effort to stay in your life.

The best cure for a bad day is a good friend.

Awards become corroded. Friends gather no dust.

Funny Friendship Quotes​

While friendships are filled with many touching characteristics and serious conversations, it is necessary to laugh with friends on a regular basis, and so humor is (or should be) a vital component of every connection.

Friendships can brighten even the darkest days, so why not enliven yours with the help of some funny friendship quotes?

Friendship Quotes - Linda Grayson

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

I like you because you join in on my weirdness.

You don’t have to be crazy to be my friend. I’ll train you.

I don’t know what’s tighter: our jeans or our friendship.

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

It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn’t use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like ‘What about lunch?

A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh


Friends buy you food. Best friends eat your food.

Friendship Quotes 1

It's hard to find a friend who's cute, loving, generous, caring, and smart. My advice to y'all is, don't lose me.

Never let you friends be lonely…Disturb them all the time.

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

God made up best friends because he knew our mom couldn’t handle us as sisters.

True friendship is when you walk into their house and your WiFi connects automatically.

Do you want a fun way to brighten up your friend's day? Send them a quote and make their day just a little bit more amazing.

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