Inspirational Real Friends Quotes & Sayings In Life

These real friends quotes will inspire you. Real friends are people who are there for you when you need them. They are there to help you through the tough times, and to be your best friend when you’re down.

Real friends are people who know you better than anyone else. They are the people who care about you more than anything in this world.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging real friends quotes, real friends sayings, and real friends proverbs.

Best Real Friends Quotes

  1. “Our most difficult task as a friend is to offer understanding when we don’t understand.” ~ Robert Breault
  2. “Friends and good manners will carry you where money won’t go.” ~ Margaret Walker
  3. “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” ~ Mother Teresa
  4. “Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend.” ~ Plautus

  5. “One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.” ~ Euripides
  6. “Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself – and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That’s what real love amounts to – letting a person be what he really is.” ~ Jim Morrison , Real friends quotes true
  7. “I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.” ~ Plutarch
  8. “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

  9. “True friends stab you in the front.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  10. “A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.” ~ Bernard Meltzer
  11. “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
  12. “The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.” ~ Elbert Hubbard

  13. “Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  14. “The only way to have a friend is to be one.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  15. “A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.” ~ John D. Rockefeller
  16. “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies but the silence of our friends.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

  17. “A friend to all is a friend to none.” ~ Aristotle
  18. “My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.” ~ Henry Ford , Best real friends quotes
  19. “Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  20. “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

  21. “Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  22. “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
  23. “Real friendship is shown in times of trouble; prosperity is full of friends.” ~ Euripides
  24. “Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.” ~ Aristotle

  25. “A friend is a gift you give yourself.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  26. “A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.” ~ Jim Morrison
  27. “But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  28. “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

  29. “Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero
  30. “Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.” ~ Shirley MacLaine
  31. “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
  32. “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

  33. “My friends are my estate.” ~ Emily Dickinson
  34. “I always felt that the great high privilege, relief, and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.” ~ Katherine Mansfield
  35. “But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
  36. “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 Miller

  37. “Ah, how good it feels! The hand of an old friend.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  38. “Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.” ~ Tennessee Williams
  39. “Friendship is a sheltering tree.” ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  40. “Friendship needs no words.” ~ Dag Hammarskjold

  41. “Friends can be said to “fall in like” with as profound a thud as romantic partners fall in love.” ~ Letty Cottin Pogrebin
  42. “The better part of one’s life consists of his friendships.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  43. “Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.” ~ Baltasar Gracian
  44. “If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give.” ~ George MacDonald

  45. “Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.” ~ Richard Bach
  46. “Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them.” ~ Francesco Guicciardini
  47. “The making of friends, who are real friends, is the best token we have of a man’s success in life.” ~ Edward Everett Hale
  48. “She is a friend of mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order. It’s good, you know when you got a woman who is a friend of your mind.” ~ Toni Morrison

  49. “The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  50. “A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.” ~ Leo Buscaglia
  51. “Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.” ~ Helen Keller
  52. “A true friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else.” ~ Len Wein

  53. “Real friends stab you in the front.” ~ Jonathan Davis
  54. “Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” ~ Marcel Proust
  55. “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
  56. “It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  57. “A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  58. “The language of friendship is not words but meanings.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  59. “There is nothing like puking with somebody to make you into old friends.” ~ Sylvia Plath
  60. “I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.” ~ Thomas A. Edison

  61. “Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends.” ~ Virginia Woolf
  62. “The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli
  63. “A hug is like a boomerang – you get it back right away.” ~ Bil Keane

  64. “My father always used to say that when you die, if you’ve got five real friends, then you’ve had a great life.” ~ Lee Iacocca
  65. “True friendship is a plant of slow growth.” ~ George Washington

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