Famous Friendship Quotes And Sayings Inspirational

Friends are the gift for which we can’t be thankful enough. They make you smile, cry, laugh and listen to your stories. Good friends can motivate in the time of crisis and make you smile to fight back. You can never feel lonely with them. Friendship day is celebrated on the first Sunday of August every year in large number of countries. Enjoy these 135 inspirational friendship quotes and sayings specially compiled for you.

Best Friendship Quotes

  1. “Most friendships begin with a compliment.” – Peter M. Brown
  2. “True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in their worth and value.” – Benjamin Johnson
  3. “The essence of true friends is to make allowances for another’s little lapses.” – David Storey
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  5. “Friendship is one mind in two bodies.”- Mencius
  6. “Hold a true friend with both your hands.”- Nigerian Proverb
  7. “Keep your friendships in repair.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  8. “One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  9. “There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.”- Thomas Aquinas
  10. “Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.”- Helen Keller
  11. “Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.” – Khalil Gibran
  12. “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
  13. “The best time to make friends is before you need them.” – Ethel Barrymore, crazy friendship quotes and sayings
  14. “A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.”- Jim Morrison
  15. “Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.”  – Euripedes
  16. “Friendship is born at that moment when one man says to another: What! You too? I thought that no one but myself.”- CS Lewis
  17. “Good friends help you to find important things when you have lost them… your smile, your hope, and your courage.”- -Doe Zantamata
  18. “One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.” -Seneca Silence
  19. “Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.”- Albert Camus
  20. “A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” – Elbert Hubbard, love and friendship quotes and sayings
  21. “The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.” – Bob Marley
  22. “It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.” – Marlene Dietrich
  23. “Most of us don’t need a psychiatric therapist as much as a friend to be silly with.”- Robert Brault
  24. “Friendship isn’t a big thing it’s a million little things.” – Anonymous
  25. “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 Glasgow
  26. “The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.” – Elisabeth Foley
  27. “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
  28. “Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.”- Elie Wiesel
  29. “A friend is a brother from another mother.“ – OverallMotivation
  30. “Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world.” – John Evelyn
  31. “A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may think aloud.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  32. “Remember, the greatest gift is not found in a store nor under a tree, but in the hearts of true friends.” – Cindy Lew
  33. “Who finds a faithful friend, finds a treasure.”-Jewish Saying, friendship quotes and sayings with pictures in English
  34. “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”-Martin Luther King Jr
  35. “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
  36. “Friendship is Love without his wings.” – Lord Byron, friendship quotes and sayings for Facebook cover
  37. “A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success.” – Doug Larson
  38. “A true friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else.” – Len Wein
  39. “Friendship doubles our joy and divides our grief” – Swedish proverb
  40. “Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.” – Artistotle
  41. “A friend is the one who finds the first drop of your tear, catches the second drop, stops the third drop and changes the fourth drop into a smile.” – Anonymous
  42. “A friend will strengthen you with her prayers, bless you with her love, and encourage you with her hope.” – Anonymous, friendship quotes and sayings for her
  43. “Plant a seed of friendship; reap a bouquet of happiness” – Lois L. Kaufman
  44. “Friendship is not threatened by honest criticism. It is strengthened.” – Charles Swindoll
  45. “Friendship is the marriage of affections.” – Thomas Watson
  46. “Friends change . . . friendships change. Real friends move with these changes and talk about them as they are happening.” – Anne Wilson Schaeft
  47. “Build and maintain healthy relationships: These relationships should be built on mutual trust and friendship.” – Sarah Palmer
  48. “No friendship is an accident.” – O. Henry
  49. “True friends are never apart, maybe in distance, but not in heart.” – Anonymous, college friendship quotes and sayings
  50. “A good friend is like a four-leaf clover; hard to find and lucky to have.” – Irish Proverb
  51. “Dear George, remember no man is a failure who has friends.”- It’s A Wonderful Life
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  53. “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
  54. “The great thing about new friends is that they bring new energy to your soul.” – Shanna Rodriguez
  55. “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
  56. “A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.” – Leo Buscaglia
  57. “Don’t make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up.” – Thomas J. Watson
  58. “You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.” – Dale Carnegie
  59. “A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.”– Donna Roberts, cool friendship quotes and sayings
  60. “A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are.”  – Anonymous
  61. “Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.” – Oscar Wilde
  62. “What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.” – Confucius
  63. “A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.”– Arnold H. Glasgow
  64. “There is magic in long-distance friendships. They let you relate to other human beings in a way that goes beyond being physically together and is often more profound.”– Diana Cortes, friendship quotes and sayings long distance
  65. “It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.”– Friedrich Nietzsche
  66. “One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention.”– Clifton Fadiman
  67. “A true friend is the best Possession.” -Ben Franklin
  68. “Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected.”– Charles Lamb
  69. “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”– Marcel Proust
  70. “If you go looking for a friend, you’re going to find they’re very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you’ll find them everywhere.”– Zig Ziglar
  71. “Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.”- Samuel Butler
  72. “The language of friendship is not words but meanings.” – Anonymous, friendship quotes and sayings short
  73. “Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.” – Woodrow Wilson
  74. “True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable.” – David Tyson Gentry
  75. Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives and remembering what one receives.” – Alexander Dumas
  76. “You can always tell a real friend: when you’ve made a fool of yourself he doesn’t feel you’ve done a permanent job.”– Laurence J. Peter
  77. “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
  78. “No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.”– Alice Walker
  79. “Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.”– Ed Cunningham
  80. “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
  81. “The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.”– Elisabeth Foley, beautiful friendship quotes and sayings
  82. “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
  83. “People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.”- Joseph F. Newton Men
  84. “Friendship is like a glass ornament, once it is broken it can rarely be put back together exactly the same way.”– Charles Kingsley
  85. “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.” – Gloria Naylor
  86. “It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.”– Epicurus, special friendship quotes and sayings
  87. “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
  88. “Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?” – Abraham Lincoln
  89. “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
  90. “They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” – Carl W. Buechner
  91. “Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.” – Anonymous
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  93. “The royal road to a man’s heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.” – Dale Carnegie
  94. “To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.” – Brandi Snyder
  95. Make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying, but the never needing to say that counts.” -Margaret Lee Runbeck
  96. “It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson
  97. “Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.” – Tennessee Williams, life friendship quotes and sayings
  98. “The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, not the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson
  99. “What is a friend? I will tell you… it is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.” -Frank Crane
  100. “Life is hard as it is. Too many rough roads to travel. Too many chains to untangle. But no matter how cruel the world maybe, life becomes less hard when you got a good friend.” -Anonymous
  101. “No matter who broke your heart or how long it takes to heal, you will never get through it without your friends.” – Anonymous
  102. “Much of the vitality in a friendship lies in the honoring of differences, not simply in the enjoyment of similarities.” – Anonymous
  103. “We’ll be Friends Forever, won’t we, Pooh?’ asked Piglet.
    Even longer,’ Pooh answered.” –  A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh, childhood friendship quotes and sayings
  104. “We are all travelers in the desert of life and the best we can find in our journey is an honest friend.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
  105. “Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.” – George Eliot

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  106. “Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.” – Euripides
  107. “Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.” – Sarah Dessen, best friendship quotes and sayings
  108. “I have learned that to be with those I like is enough.” – Walt Whitman
  109. “Friends are angels sent down to Earth to make good days and help us find our way.” -Anonymous
  110. “Friendship is a tree to take shelter from the storm, to find shade from the blazing sun, to climb its branches to get a better view, and to swing from when we’re happy.” – David Baird
  111. “If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own.” – Charlotte Bronte
  112. “Friends find the sweetest sense of happiness comes from simply being together.” – Anonymous
  113. “You cannot be friends upon any other terms than upon the terms of equality.”- Woodrow Wilson
  114. “Silence is the true friend that never betrays.” – Oscar Wilde
  115. “The better part of one’s life consists of his friendships.”- Abraham Lincoln, popular friendship quotes and sayings
  116. “If you’re alone, I’ll be your shadow. If you want to cry, I’ll be your shoulder. If you want a hug, I’ll be your pillow. If you need to be happy, I’ll be your smile… But anytime you need a friend, I’ll just be me.” – Anonymous
  117. “If you are going to gain anything in life, gain a friend, they will always be there, and that makes all the difference in the world.” – Anonymous
  118. “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
  119. “Few delights can equal the mere presence of someone we utterly trust.” – George MacDonald
  120. “We need old friends to help us grow old and new friends to help us stay young.” – Letty Cottin Pogrebin,  new friendship quotes and sayings
  121. “How rare and wonderful is that flash in the moment when we realize we have discovered a friend.”- William Rotsler
  122. “There are some people in life that make you laugh a little louder, smile a little bigger and live just a little bit better.” – Anonymous
  123. “Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust
  124. “A friend is a gift you give yourself.”- Robert Louis Stevenson, caring friendship quotes and sayings
  125. “Misfortune tests the sincerity of friends.”- Aesop
  126. “No better relation than a prudent and faithful friend.”- Ben Franklin
  127. “One enemy is too many and a hundred friends too few.”- Anonymous
  128. “Strangers are just friends waiting to happen.” – Rod McKuen
  129. “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
  130. “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
  131. “If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone.”– Maxwell Maltz
  132. “A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.”– Bernard Meltzer
  133. “Where there are friends, there is wealth.”- Titus Maccius Plautus, great friendship quotes and sayings
  134. “The best mirror is an old friend.” – George Herbert
  135. “The road to a friend’s house is never long.”- Danish Proverb

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