37 Friendship Quotes: Only The Best For Your Bestie


The sweetest quotes for your bestie, BFF, sister from another mister or brother from another mother.


Friendship is a special kind of love. And a true friend is hard to find. So when you do find one, hang on tight, don't let go and remind that friend every once in a while how much he or she means to you. Here are 37 inspirational friendship quotes to get you started.

"Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: 'What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
―C.S. Lewis

"No friendship is an accident." ―O. Henry, Heart of the West

"I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light."
―Helen Keller

"Oh, you're the best friends anybody ever had. And it's funny, but I feel as if I'd known you all the time, but I couldn't have, could I?"
—Wizard of Oz

"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

"Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing." ―Elie Wiesel

"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

"Remember George, no man is a failure who has friends." —It's a Wonderful Life

"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 better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate." ―Linda Grayson

"The best mirror is an old friend." ―George Herbert

"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

"Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?" ―Abraham Lincoln

"It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends." —Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

"Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit." ―Aristotle

"There is nothing like puking with somebody to make you into old friends." ―Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

"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

"There's not a word yet, for old friends who've just met." ―Jim Henson, Favorite Songs from Jim Henson's Muppets

"Ooh you're the best friend that I ever had
I've been with you such a long time
You're my sunshine and I want you to know
That my feelings are true
I really love you
Oh you're my best friend"

"When a woman becomes her own best friend life is easier." ―Diane Von Furstenberg

"A friend to all is a friend to none." ―Aristotle

"Only a true friend would be that truly honest." —Shrek

"Friendship is delicate as a glass, once broken it can be fixed but there will always be cracks." —Waqar Ahmed

"The only way to have a friend is to be one." —Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant." ―Socrates

"True friends are like diamonds – bright, beautiful, valuable, and always in style." ―Nicole Richie

"I have two friends, Steve and Martin. But I'd happily replace both for the friendship of Steve Martin." ―Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not for Sale

"Some people go to priests. Others to poetry. I to my friends." —Virginia Woolfe

"I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was twelve." —Stand by Me

"True friendship is never serene." —Marquise de Sevigne

"Oooh I get by with a little help from my friends." —Joe Cocker

"A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself." ―Jim Morrison

"An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind." —Buddha

"Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence." —George Washington

"I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar." —Robert Brault

"Friends should be like books, few, but hand-selected." ―C.J. Langenhoven

"Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship." —Casablanca

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