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Friendship Quotes to Celebrate Your Friendship

Check out some great friendship quotes that capture the true spirit about being there for each other. Share the best friendship quotes by famous authors. Enjoy inspirational, funny and famous quotes on friends and friendship.


Short Friendship Quotes

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

I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen. Ernest Hemingway


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

Thy friendship oft has made my heart to ache; do be my enemy-for friendship's sake. William Blake

To mingle friendship far is mingling bloods. Shakespeare

Stay with friends who support you in these. Talk with them about sacred texts, and how you are doing, and how they are doing, and keep your practices together.Rumi

A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friendship Quotes and Sayings

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

A sweet friendship refreshes the soul.
Proverbs 27:9

I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world. Thomas A. Edison

Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend. Plautus

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

Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great.Mark Twain

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

There is one friend in the life of each of us who seems not a separate person, however dear and beloved, but an expansion, an interpretation, of one's self, the very meaning of one's soul. ~Edith Wharton

No friendship is an accident.
O. Henry

I would not wish Any companion in the world but you. Shakespeare

Cute Friendship Quotes

Friends are medicine for a wounded heart, and vitamins for a hopeful soul.
Steve Maraboli

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

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

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

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

The tender friendships one gives up, on parting, leave their bite on the heart, but also a curious feeling of a treasure somewhere buried. ~Antoine De Saint Exupery

Ah, how good it feels! The hand of an old friend.- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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. – Edgar Watson Howe

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

Friendship is Love, without his wings. ~Lord Byron

Friendship is a sheltering tree. ~Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival. ~C.S. Lewis

A true friend is one soul in two bodies. Aristotle

One doesn't know, till one is a bit at odds with the world, how much one's friends who believe in one rather generously, mean to one. ~D.H. Lawrence

Friendship that insists upon agreement on all matters is not worth the name. Friendship to be real must ever sustain the weight of honest differences, however sharp they be. Mahatma Gandhi

Friendship is a word, the very sight of which in print makes heart warm. Augustine Birrell

True friendship is never serene.Marquise de Sevigne

Friend, our closeness is this: anywhere you put your foot, feel me in the firmness under you.

Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance. Rabindranath Tagore

Friendship Quotes Greetings

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

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing
and rightdoing there is a field.
I'll meet you there.
When the soul lies down in that grass
the world is too full to talk about. Rumi

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

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

There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. Jane Austen

​​​ A true friend is the best Possession.
Ben Franklin

​​​ Friendship increases by visiting friends but visiting seldom.
Ben Franklin

​​​ The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when someone asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer.
Henry David Thoreau

​​​ Many a person has held close, throughout their entire lives, two friends that always remained strange to one another, because one of them attracted by virtue of similarity, the other by difference.
Emil Ludwig

One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
– George Santayana

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

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

No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.
– Alice Walker

Friendship is essentially a partnership. -Aristotle

Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings. Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

Friendship is all about trusting each other, helping each other, loving each other and being crazy together.
O. Henry

In everyon'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

Friendship increases by visiting friends but visiting seldom.
Ben Franklin

The road to a friend's house is never long.
Danish Proverb

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw

It is a good thing to be rich, and it is a good thing to be strong, but it is a better thing to be loved of many friends.

Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.
Oscar Wilde

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

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

A friend you have to buy won't be worth what you pay for him.
George D. Prentice

The sacrifices of friendship were beautiful in her eyes as long as she was not asked to make them.
Hector Hugh Munro

The difficulty is not that great to die for a friend, the hard part is finding a friend worth dying for.
Henry Home


Treat your friends as you do your pictures, and place them in their best light.
Jennie Jerome Churchil

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

What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others. Confucius

It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Friedrich Nietzsche

A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same. - Elbert Hubbard

Think where man's glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had such friends. - William Butler Yeats

A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world. -Leo Buscaglia

The friend who understands you, creates you. - Romain Rolland

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

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

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

Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart. Washington Irving

Don't make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up. Thomas J. Watson

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

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

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend's success. Oscar Wilde

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

A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may think aloud. I am arrived at last in the presence of a man so real and equal, that I may drop even those undermost garments of dissimulation, courtesy, and second thought, which men never put off, and may deal with him with the simplicity and wholeness with which one chemical atom meets another. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not keep on with a mockery of friendship after the substance is gone - but part, while you can part friends. Bury the carcass of friendship: it is not worth embalming. - William Hazlittt

But if the while I think on thee, dear friend,
All losses are restored and sorrows end.
William Shakespeare

A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity. - Robert Hall

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

Nobody would choose to live without friends even if he had all the other good things of life. -Aristotle

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Funny Friendship Quotes

Funny Friendship Quotes

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

Best Funny Friendship Quotes

Everyone needs at least one weird friend.
-E. Jarvis Thribb

Cute Funny Friendship Quotes

Finding friends with the same mental disorder

Famous Funny Friendship Quotes

Thank you for being the reason I smile.

Short Funny Friendship Quotes

If you have friends who are as weird as you,
the you have everything...

Funny Friendship Quotes for Best Friend

Grow old with your bff so you can race in wheelchairs and fight each other with canes.

Beautiful Funny Friendship Quotes

A friend is someone you can call at any hour to laugh or cry or complain.

 Funny Friendship Quotes and Sayings

I never let my best friend do stupid things... Alone.

I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell - you see, I have friends in both places. Mark Twain

This the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.
- Charles Lamb

I have lost friends, some by death, others through sheer inability to cross the street. - Virginia Woolf

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

Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
Friedrich Nietzsche

I have great faith in fools - my friends call it self-confidence.
-Edgar Allan Poe

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

I take my only exercise acting as a pallbearer at the funerals of my friends who exercise regularly.
-Mark Twain

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

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

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

Quotes on Teen Friendship

Friendship Quotes for Dear Friend

Some people go to priests. Others to poerty. I to my friends.Virginia Woolfe

I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.~Katherine Mansfield

Friends are relatives you make for yourself.~Eustache Deschamps

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. “Pooh!” he whispered. “Yes, Piglet?” “Nothing,” said Piglet, taking Pooh’s paw. “I just wanted to be sure of you.”~A.A. Milne

Are we not like two volumes of one book?~Marceline Desbordes-Valmore

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

Hold a true friend with both your hands.
Nigerian Proverb

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

Cute Friendship Quotes

Came but for friendship, and took away love. -Thomas Moore

Best Quotes About Friendship

If friendship is your weakest point then you are the strongest person in the world -Abraham Lincoln

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

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you... I could walk through my garden forever. -Alfred Tennyson

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

One true friend adds more to our happiness than a thousand enemies add to our unhappiness.
Marie Dubsky

The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.
William Blake

Stay is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary. -Amos Bronson Alcott

A good friend will always stab you in the front.
Oscar Wilde

Friendship is one of the sweetest joys of life. Charles Spurgeon

Friendship redoubles joys and cut grieves in halves. -Francis Bacon

Friendship dances around the world bidding us all to awaken to the recognition of happiness. -Epicurus

Remember, the greatest gift is not found in a store nor under a tree, but in the hearts of true friends. -Cindy Lew

Best Friendship Quotes

Best Friendship Quotes

My friends are my estate.
Emily Dickinson

Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.-Woodrow T. Wilson

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

Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives and remembering what one receives. -Alexander Dumas

There comes a point in your life when you realize who really matters, who never did, and who always will. Adam L Gordon

A loyal friend laughs at your jokes when they're not so good, and sympathizes with your problems when they're not so bad. - Arnold H. Glasgow

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

Friendship isn't about whom you have known the longest... It's about who came, and never left your side...- Proverb

If all my friends were to jump off a bridge, I wouldn't jump with them, I'd be at the bottom to catch them. Steve Berry:

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

Short Friendship Quotes

Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer. -Jean de La Fontaine

Beautiful Friendship Quotes Cards

A friend is what the heart need all the time. -Henry Van Dyke

It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.~William Blake

Man’s best support is a very dear friend.~Cicero

The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.

​​​ A good friend is like a four-leaf clover: hard to find and lucky to have.
Irish Proverb

A friend in need is a friend indeed. -Latin Proverb

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

Suspicion is the cancer of friendship.

One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.

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

Of all possessions a friend is the most precious.
- Herodotus

Friendship Quotes and Sayings

Best Quotes on Friendship

Count your age by friends, not years. count your life by smiles, not tears. - John Lennon

A good friend can tell you what is the matter with you in a minute. He may not seem such a good friend after telling. - Arthur Brisbane

A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

When character of man is not clear to you, look at his friends. -Japanese Proverb

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow.
Don't walk behind me, I may not lead.
Walk beside me and be my friend. -Albert Camus

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

Great Inspiring Friendship Quotes

Friendship doubles our joy and divides our greif. - Swedish Proverb

And the days went by like paper in the wind. Everything changed, then changed again. It's hard to find a friend. It's hard to find a friend. -Tom Petty

I'll lean on you and you lean on me and we'll be okay. -Dave Matthews Band

I get by with a little help from my friends. -John Lennon

Books and friends should be few but good. -Persian proverb

In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. -Aristotle

True Friendship Quotes

True Friendship Quotes

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

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

True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance. Henry David Thoreau

True 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

Short and Sweet Friendship Quotes

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

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

The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.- Elbert Hubbard

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

Friendship is one mind in two bodies.

Friendship Quotes in English

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

Friend Quotes and Friendship Quotes

Your friend is the man who know all about you. And still like you.- Elbert Hubbard

They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel
Carl W. Buechner

Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?
- Abraham Lincoln

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 best time to make friends is before you need them.
Ethel Barrymore

If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends - you're safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue.
Alice Duer Miller

Whenever you're in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.
William James

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

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