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Looking for meaningful quotes for your close and best friends? We have rounded up the best collection of heart-touching, meaningful friendship quotes, sayings, captions, messages, taglines, status, (with images and pictures) to appreciate your bond with your friends and celebrate your friendship.


  1. “Friends are the family you choose.” – Jess C. Scott
  2. “Keep the ones that heard you when you never said a word.”

  3. “Friends are the chocolate chips in the cookie of life.”

  4. “The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.” – Aristotle

  5. “Friendship is a sheltering tree.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

  6. “Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

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

  8. “Hell will be heaven with friends, heaven will be hell without them.”

  9. “Similarities create friendship, while differences hold them together.”
  10. “What a thing friendship is, world without end.” – Robert Browning

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

  12. “Some people arrive and make such a beautiful impact on your life, you can barely remember what life was like without them.” – Anna Taylor

  13. “A true friend is someone who sees the pain in your eyes while everyone else believes the smile on your face.”
  14. “A strong friendship doesn’t need daily conversation, doesn’t always need togetherness, as long as the relationship lives in the heart, true friends will never part.”

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

  16. “Friendship isn’t about who you’ve known the longest. It’s about who walked into your life and said “I’m here for you” and proved it.”
  17. “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.”

  18. “Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.” – Euripides

  19. “The better part of one’s life consists of his friendships.” – Abraham Lincoln

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

  21. “If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone.” – Maxwell Maltz

  22. “The best time to make friends is before you need them.” – Ethel Barrymore

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

  24. “Somewhere on this planet is your best friend. Find that person.” – Omar Kiam

  25. “Are we not like two volumes of one book?” – Marceline Desbordes-Valmore

  26. “Things are never quite as scary when you have a best friend.” – Bill Watterson

  27. “A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.” – Elbert Hubbard

  28. “Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.” – Czech. Proverb

  29. “The language of friendship is not words but meanings.” – Henry David Thoreau

  30. “A man’s friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.” – Charles Darwin

  31. “Friendship gives us the strength to turn from lambs into lions.” – Stephen Richards

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

  33. “A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” – Elbert Hubbard

  34. “A friend is the one who comes in when the whole world has gone out.” – Grace Pulpit

  35. “We have been friends together In sunshine and in shade.” – Caroline Sheridan Norton

  36. “A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” – Walter Winchell
  37. “There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.” – Linda Grayson

  38. “It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.” – Epicurus

  39. “True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable.” – David Tyson

  40. “Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.” – Socrates

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

  42. “A true friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else.” – Len Wein

  43. “In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends.” – John Churton Collins

  44. “Best friends are like diamonds, precious and rare. False friends are like leaves, found everywhere.”

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

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

  47. “No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.” – Alice Walker

  48. “Best friends can turn a horrible day into one of the best days of your life.” – Nathanael Richmond

  49. “One’s friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.” – George Santayana

  50. “One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.” – Seneca

  51. “Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected.” – Charles Lamb

  52. “It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

  53. “A mirror reflects a man’s face, but what what he is really like is shown by the kind of friends he chooses.”

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

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

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

  57. “Friendship is like a glass ornament, once it is broken it can rarely be put back together exactly the same way.”

  58. “A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are.”
  59. “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

  60. “It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  61. “Many people will walk in and out of your life but only true friends leave footprints in your heart.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

  62. “If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.” – A. A. Milne (Winnie The Pooh)

  63. “Friendship is a package of feelings. Nobody can make it, nobody can break it, and nobody can explain it, only we can feel it.”

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

  65. “I believe in angels, the kind that heaven sends. I’m surrounded by angels, and I call them my best friends.” – Pamela Daranjo

  66. “I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.” – Plutarch

  67. “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

  68. “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

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

  70. “Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.” – Eustace Budgell

  71. “Good friends help you to find important things when you have lost them…your smile, your hope, and your courage.” – Doe Zantamata

  72. “Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend.” – Albert Camus

  73. “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

  74. “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

  75. “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

  76. “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

  77. “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

  78. “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 H. Glasgow

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

  80. “Friendship that flows from the heart cannot be frozen by adversity, as the water that flows from the spring cannot congeal in winter.” – James Fennimore Cooper

  81. “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

  82. “In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasure. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and its refreshed.” – Khalil Gibran

  83. “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

  84. “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

  85. “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


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