Friendship Quotes

“Friends: people who borrow my books and set wet glasses on them.”-Edwin Arlington Robinson

“True friends don’t judge each other, they judge other people together.”-Emilie Saint-Genis

“A friend to all is a friend to none.”-Aristotle

“Only a true best friend can protect you from your immortal enemies.”-Richelle Mead

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

“Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.” -Samuel Butler

“Never leave a friend behind. Friends are all we have to get us through this life–and they are
the only things from this world that we could hope to see in the next.”-Dean Koontz

“If you can survive 11 days in cramped quarters with a friend and come out laughing, your
friendship is the real deal.”-Oprah Winfrey

“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an
encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who
rekindle the inner spirit.”-Albert Schweitzer

“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

“It’s the friends you can call up at 4am that matter.”-Marlene Dietrich

“Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is
conversation.” -Oscar Wilde

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

“I think about my best friendship – which the Marnie-Hannah friendship in Girls is based on
– as like a great romance of my young life.”-Lena Dunham

“A true friend stabs you in the front.”-Oscar Wilde

“We come from homes far from perfect, so you end up almost parent and sibling to your
friends – your own chosen family. There’s nothing like a really loyal, dependable, good
friend. Nothing.”-Jennifer Aniston

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

“The best way to mend a broken heart is time and girlfriends.”-Gwyneth Paltrow

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

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

“Some souls just understand each other upon meeting.”-N. R. Hart

“Don’t be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.”-Richard
Bach

“In a friend you find a second self.”-Isabelle Norton

“Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.”-Aristotle

“Blessed are they who have the gift of making friends, for it is one of God’s greatest gifts. It
involves many things, but above all the power of going out of one’s self and appreciating
what is noble and loving in another.”-Thomas Hughes

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

“Where there are friends, there is wealth.”-Titus Maccius Plautus

“Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm & constant.”-Socrates

“The only good thing about times of adversity is that you realize who your real friends and
fans are – and the rest go away – which in my mind is an OK thing.”-Pete Wentz

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

“Things are never quite as scary when you have a best friend.”-Bill Watterson

“I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let’s face it, friends make life a lot more fun.”-Charles R.
Swindoll

“When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often
find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to
share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.”-Henri Nouwen

“One of the tasks of true friendship is to listen compassionately and creatively to the hiddensilences. Often secrets are not revealed in words, they lie concealed in the silence between
the words or in the depth of what is unsayable between two people.”-John O’Donohue

“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.”-Anna Cummins

“Fate chooses your relations, you choose your friends.”-Jacques Delille

“A snowball in the face is surely the perfect beginning to a lasting friendship.”-Markus Zusak

“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

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

“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

“Friends should be like books, few, but hand-selected.”-C.J. Langenhoven

“A friend is someone who makes it easy to believe in yourself.”-Heidi Wills

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

“I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don’t believe I deserved my friends.”-Walt Whitman

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

“An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound
your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.”-Buddha

“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

“Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.”-Friedrich Nietzsche

friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.”-Donna
Roberts

“The best time to make friends is before you need them.”-Ethel Barrymore

“In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, for in the dew of little things the heart
finds its morning and is refreshed.”-Khalil Gibran

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