The Best Friendship Quotes and Sayings

In these friendship quotes, you will find some great words about what it means to be a friend as well as just how important it is to have great friends. Life is just more joyful when you have people you can share experiences with. No one really wants to be alone and having people who care about you by your side is one of those things in life that is worth fighting for. It’s easy to make acquaintances but hard to make true friends who will travel with you on the path of life until the end.

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“If you go looking for a friend, you’re going to find they’re scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you’ll find them everywhere.”

~ Zig Ziglar

“It’s not where you are in life, it’s who you have by your side that matters.”

~ Unknown

“Understand that friends come and go, but with a precious few you should hold on. The older you get, the more you need the people who knew you when you were young.”

~ Mary Schmich

“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

“What is friend, a single soul dwelling in two bodies.”

~ Aristotle

“Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty.”

~ Sicilian Proverb

“The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.”

~ Elizabeth Foley

“Life’s not about people who act true to your face. It’s about people who remain true behind your back.”

~ Unknown

“Friendship is always a sweet responsibility never an opportunity.”

~ Kahil Gibran

“Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.”

~ Helen Keller

“Friendship: a building contract you sign with laughter and break with tears.”

~ Unknown

“The making of friends, who are real friends, is the best token we have of a man’s success in life.”

~ Edward Everett Hale

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

~ Douglas Pagels

“Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend’s success.”

~ Oscar Wilde

“Friends make the bad times good — and the good times unforgettable.”

~ Unknown

“If you judge people, you have no time to love them.”

~ Mother Teresa

“Happiness is time spent with a friend and looking foward to sharing time with them again.”

~ Lee Wilkinson

“A friend is someone who knows all about you, and still likes you.”

~ Elbert Hubbard

“It is the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.”

~ Marlene Dietrich

“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

“The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.”

~ Aristotle

“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 good friend is a connection to life, a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world.”

~ Lois Wyse

“The great difference between voyages rests not in ships but in the people you meet on them.”

~ Amelia Barr

“Your wealth is where your friends are.”

~ Plautus

“There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.”

~ Saint Thomas Aquinas

“Our true friends are those who are with us when the good things happen. They cheer us on and are pleased by our triumphs. False friends only appear at difficult times, with their sad, supportive faces, when, in fact, our suffering is serving to console them for their miserable lives.”

~ Paulo Coelho

“Fake friends are no different than shadows, they stick around during your brightest moments, but disappear during your darkest hours.”

~ Unknown


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