Friendship Quotes

Top Friendship Quotes To Share

Friends really make a difference in the quality of our lives. They are there for us through thick and thin, they make us laugh, they cry with us, and they enrich our lives in so many ways. It’s important that we nurture these types of friendships. If there is a real true friend in your life, show them you care and send them one of these friendship quotes.

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Friendship Quotes

“True friends are always there in spirit.” – L.M. Montgomery

I love this friendship quote. Real and true friends will be there with even when they can’t be physically.

“There are friends, there is family, and then there are friends that become family.” – Unknown

Be honest, have you ever introduced your best friend as your brother or sister? That’s a true friend.

“Because of you, I laugh a little harder, cry a little less, and smile a lot more.” – Unknown

You should share this friendship quote with your close friend. This one is making me tear up a bit.

“Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.” – Izaak Walton

This one is very true for me. When I went through basic training and served in Korea, my close friends really made the experience much less stressful than it would have otherwise been.

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

Are you lucky enough to know someone like this?

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“Anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.” – Misty Copeland

Sometimes we need people in our lives who will believe in us even when we don’t believe in ourselves. This quote is right on, real friends will always support us.

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

The best friendships are those that always make you feel better no matter how crappy life gets.

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

Not sure about the style part. I have some buddies who think socks with sandals is the bees knees. Great friends though!

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

True friends love you flaws and all and won’t judge you.

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

When you experience having quality friends in your life, you’ll discover that there is nothing quite like it.

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“The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

I love this quote. It doesn’t matter how nice your house is. It’s not really a home unless you can share it with people you love.

“We’re not close anymore, but I’ll be here if you need me.” – Unknown

Sometimes best friends drift apart, but you know that if you ever need them or they need you, you will be there for each other. Is this quote for a friend you know? Send it to them to remind them you’ll always be there for them.

“A faithful friend is the medicine of life.” – Ecclesiasticus

They always seem to make things better don’t they?

“Words are easy, like the wind, faithful friends are hard to find.” – William Shakespeare

Unfortunately real friends are very hard to find. When you do find them, however, hold on to them and treat them right.

“No Harry, you listen. We’re coming with you. That was decided months ago – years, really.” – Hermione

How could I not quote some Harry Potter?

“Time and good friends are two things that become more valuable the older you get.” – Unknown

That’s why once you find a good one, don’t let go.

“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

Hopefully all of us will learn this lesson sooner or later.

“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

Unfortunately most people won’t ride the bus with you. So if you have a bus rider in your life, take a moment right now and tell them you appreciate them.

“Don’t count the number of friends you have, but the number of friends you can count on.” – Eminem

This reminds me of the social media culture we have today and the emphasis on the amount of likes and fans you have. It really doesn’t matter at all. Those aren’t real friends.

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“My two best girlfriends are from secondary school. I don’t have to explain anything to them. I don’t have to apologize for anything. They know.” – Emma Watson

When you have friends that “just know”, those are some good people to keep around.

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

Just like any relationship, friendships are going to have rough patches. The good ones always persevere.

“The best part about having true friends is that you can go months without seeing them and they’ll still be there for you and act as if you’d never left!” – Ariana Grande

Do you know an old friend like that?

“I don’t know what I would have done so many times in the my life if I hadn’t had my girlfriends.” – Reese Witherspoon

Real friends will get you through those tough times. They will always be there for you.

“To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.” – Dr. Seuss

That is how true friends feel about you.

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

Even darkness can be overcome with good friendships.

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

We spend so much time trying to find good friendship traits in others, we have to remember to embody those traits ourselves as well.

“If ever there is tomorrow when we’re not together…there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think but the most important thing is, even if we’re apart… I’ll always be with you.” — Winnie the Pooh

Winnie the Pooh is a great friend to the end. Love that little bear’s words on friendship.

“A friend may be waiting behind a stranger’s face.” – Maya Angelou

You may have not found a true friend yet but one day you may. Get out there and be social.

“When I first met you, I honestly didn’t know You were gonna be this important to me.” – Unknown

Good friendships often develop from unlikely sources. Life has a way of surprising us.

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Take some time today to share on or two of these friendship quotes. We all need to make sure we show our good friends how much we care and appreciate them.

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

Wow this is pretty powerful and true. I’m sure some of us have friends that feel like brothers and sisters.

“Keep the ones that heard you when you never said a word.” – Unknown

Real friends always know what you said, even if you didn’t say it.

“No matter how tired I am, I get dinner at least once a week with my girlfriends. Or have a sleepover. Otherwise my life is just all work.” – Jennifer Lawrence

That’s all it ever seems to be isn’t it? Just work, errands, and repeat. We have to be proactive and make time to spend with our closest friends.

“I have very few friends. I have a handful of close friends, and I have my family, and I haven’t know life to be any happier.” – Brad Pitt

It’s about quality not quantity. It’s more important to have a few great friendships rather than many acquaintances.

“I never let my best friend do stupid things alone.” – Unknown

This is how you know you are good friends. Do everything together. Even if they are dumb things. Well, as long as it’s not too dumb.

“Best friends are people who make your problems their problems, just so you don’t have to go through them alone.” – Unknown

It’s much easier to tackle a problem when you know someone has your back. Tag someone with this friendship quote who has been there for you through all of your issues.

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

They will also call you out on your B.S. They want you to be the best person you can be.

“I don’t know what’s tighter: our jeans or our friendship.” – Unknown

This one makes me laugh because in my case it would definitely be my jeans. It’s easy to pack on weight the older I get. This is one of those friendship quotes that would be great to share as an inside joke. If your friend would “get it”, send it forward. Maybe even get a t-shirt made.

“I’m so glad friends don’t come with price tags. I could never afford the wonderful friends I’ve got.”

This friendship quote just warms my heart. I know I couldn’t afford it.


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Spend some time today letting your best friend know how much you care about them. Share one of these quotes with them. I bet they will return the favor.

What quotes on friendship do you want to add? Let us all know your top quotes in the comments below.

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