40 Friendship Quotes

Friends are the family we choose; show them your love with these friendship quotes!
Read the best friendship quotes to share with your loved ones!


Friendship Quotes

The relationship we have with our best friends is one of the best things we will be able to ever experience. Nothing can compare with a loyal friendship and the great bond that can create between two people that really understand each other and that have such complicity.

Friends are the family that we choose. Therefore, they deserve the best from us. Show them how much you appreciate all the memories with them and all of the laughter moments that you’ve lived together with these friendship quotes that we have compiled for you.


“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
“A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.”
Leo Buscaglia
"Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief."
Marcus Tillius Cicero
“Anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.”
Misty Copeland
“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
“There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.”
Jane Austen
“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
“No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.”
Alice Walker
“If you live to be 100, I hope I live to be 100 minus 1 day, so I never have to live without you.”
Winnie the Pooh
"True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable."
David Tyson
“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
“The only way to have a friend is to be one.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“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 like a glass ornament, once it is broken it can rarely be put back together exactly the same way.”
Charles Kingsley
"There is no friendship in trade."
Cornelius Vanderbilt
"Loyalty and friendship, which is to me the same, created all the wealth that I've ever thought I'd have."
Ernie Banks
“Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.”
Elie Wiesel
“In the cookie of life, friends are the chocolate chips.”
“Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.”
Ed Cunningham
“Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.”
Sarah Dessen
“A true friend stabs you in the front.”
Oscar Wilde
"Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or to keep one."
Robert E. Lee
“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
"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."
Anais Nin
“I get by with a little help from my friends.”
The Beatles
“When the snows fall and the white winds blow, the lone wolf dies but the pack survives.”
George R.R. Martin
“Talk between women friends is always therapy...”
Jayne Anne Phillips
"I don't care about whose DNA has recombined with whose. When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching--they are your family.”
"A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down."
Arnold H. Glasgow
“A man’s friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.”
Charles Darwin
“Love is friendship on fire.”
Susan Sontag
“Life was meant for good friends and great adventures.”
"A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked."
Bernard Meltzer
“Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.”
Richard Bach
“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
“The best time to make friends is before you need them.”
Ethel Barrymore
"You'll find out who your real friends are when you're involved in a scandal."
Elizabeth Taylor
“Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.”
Henry David Thoreau
"False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports."
Richard Burton
“In a friend you find a second self.”
Isabelle Norton