70 Heart-Warming Quotes About Friendship

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70 Heart-Warming Quotes About Friendship | Friends are such an important part of life. They are the family we choose for ourselves, and the siblings we never had. Best friends understand us like no one else -- they make us laugh and dry our tears, and even when distance and busyness separate us, they are always there when we need them most. If you're looking short, meaningful quotes to express how much your BFF means to you, this post has the most beautiful sayings to inspire you.

Friendships are the colorful threads that weave together our most cherished moments. And what better way to celebrate them than some down-to-earth, genuine quotes about this special connection. No frills, just the good stuff that hits you right in the feels. So, let’s dive into quotes about friendship that are more relatable than your favorite pair of worn-in sneakers.

70 Quotes About Friendship

“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

​​“Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you; spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.”
– Amy Poehler

“Best friends are the people in your life who make you laugh louder, smile brighter and live better.”
– Unknown

“Time doesn’t take away from friendship, nor does separation.”
– Tennessee Williams

“A friend may be waiting behind a stranger’s face.”
– Maya Angelou

“When the world is so complicated, the simple gift of friendship is within all of our hands.”
– Maria Shriver

“Friendship is so weird…you just pick a human you’ve met and you’re like ‘Yep, I like this one’ and you just do stuff with them.”
– Unknown

“It’s hard to find a friend who’s cute, loving, generous, caring, and smart. My advice to y’all is, don’t lose me.”
– Unknown

“A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.”
– Bernard Meltzer

“A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.”
– Arnold H. Glasgow

“A best friend is someone who makes you laugh even when you think you’ll never smile again.”
– Unknown

“Best friends. Because if anyone else heard our conversations we’d end up in the mental hospital.”
– Unknown

“Best friends don’t care if your house is clean. They care if you have wine.”
– Unknown

“If you are ever lucky enough to find a weirdo, never let them go.”
– Matthew Gray Gubler

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

“A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.”
– Walter Winchell

“A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are.”
– Unknown

“A friend is one who overlooks your broken fence and admires the flowers in your garden.”
– Unknown

“A friend who understands your tears is much more valuable than a lot of friends who only know your smile.”
– Unknown

“Friends…they cherish one another’s hopes. They are kind to one another’s dreams.”
– 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

“The only way to have a friend is to be one.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

“My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.”
– Aristotle

“My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.”
– Henry Ford

“There’s not a word yet for old friends who I’ve just met.”
– Jim Henson

“A single rose can be my garden…a single friend, my world.”
– Leo Buscaglia

“Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.”
– Woodrow T. Wilson

“Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.”
– Ed Cunningham

“A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.”
– Donna Roberts

“We weren’t sisters [or brothers] by birth, but we knew from the start…fate brought us together to be sisters [or brothers] by heart.”
– Unknown

“A friend is one of the best things you can be and the greatest things you can have.”
– Sarah Valdez

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

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

“Friends are the family you choose.“
– Jess C. Scott

“Anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.”
– Misty Copeland

“Growing apart doesn’t change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I’m glad for that.”
– Ally Condie

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

“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

“Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.”
– Tennessee Williams

“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

“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

“It’s not what we have in life, but who we have in our life that matters.”
– Unknown

“To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.”
– Dr. Seuss

“It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.”
– Marlene Dietrich

“Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.”
– G. Randolf

“A good friend is like a four-leaf clover; hard to find and lucky to have.”
– Irish Proverb

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

“True friends are never apart, maybe in distance but never in heart.”
– Helen Keller

“No friendship is an accident.”
– O. Henry

“Everyone hears what you say. Friends listen to what you say. Best friends listen to what you don’t say.”
– Unknown

“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

“A strong friendship doesn’t need daily conversation or being together. As long as the relationship lives in the heart, true friends never part.”
– Unknown

“Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.”
– Khalil Gibran

“Best friend: the one that you can be mad at only for a short period of time because you have important stuff to tell them.”
– Unknown

“You don’t have to be crazy to be my friend. I’ll train you.”
– Unknown

“There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.“
– Linda Grayson

“Sometimes being with your best friend is all the therapy you need.”
– Unknown

“Friends are the siblings God never gave us.”
– Mencius

“Life was meant for good friends and great adventures.”
– Unknown

“True friends are always together in spirit.”
– L.M. Montgomery

“The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing…not healing, not curing…that is a friend who cares.”
– Henri Nouwen

“True friends aren’t the ones who make your problems disappear. They are the ones who won’t disappear when you’re facing problems.”
– Unknown

“A friend can tell you things you don’t want to tell yourself.”
– Frances Ward Weller

“Best friends understand when you say, ‘forget it.’ Wait forever when you say, ‘just a minute.’ Stay when you say, ‘leave me alone.’ And open the door before you can say, ‘come in.’”
– Unknown

“When it hurts to look back and you’re afraid to look ahead, you can look beside you and your best friend will be there.”
– Unknown

“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

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

“Real friendship, like real poetry, is extremely rare — and precious as a pearl.”
– Tahar Ben Jelloun

“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

“When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.”
– Henri Nouwen

Let these quotes about friendship be the casual reminder that good friends are like the seasoning of life – making everything a tad bit better.

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