101 Best Friendship Quotes to find true friends

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In the life of every human being, his family and his friendship matter the most. A person who has a good family and a true friend, he has got everything in life. In this article, we are sharing 101 motivational quotes on friendship, which are about your friendship. He who has one true friend does not need thousands of fake friends.

Friendship is a different feeling. A true friend always supports you, whether in difficult times or in happy times. Every party is useless without friends. If you have a true friend, then never leave him. Because true friendship is difficult to find in this world. In this article, we are sharing some Inspirational quotes & sayings on friendship that will help you to know about the importance of friendship.

Best Friendship Quotes & Sayings

1. “What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.” ― Aristotle

The best 101 inspirational quotes & sayings on friendship

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

3. “Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.” ― William Shakespeare

4. “The capacity for friendship is God’s way of apologizing for our families.” ― Jay McInerney

5. “A snowball in the face is surely the perfect beginning to a lasting friendship.” ― Markus Zusak

6. “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.” ― Joan Powers

The best 101 inspirational quotes & sayings on friendship

7. “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

8. “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

9. “When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable.” ― Jess C. Scott

10. “There is nothing better than a friend unless it is a friend with chocolate.” ― Linda Grayson

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11. “Friendship is everything. Friendship is more than talent. It is more than the government. It is almost the equal of family.” ― Don Corleone

The best 101 inspirational quotes & sayings on friendship

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

13. “Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.” ― Sarah Dessen

14. “You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.” ― Nicholas Sparks

15. “There are no faster or firmer friendships than those formed between people who love the same books.” ― Irving Stone

16. “It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn’t use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like “What about lunch?” ― A. A. Milne

17. “If you have two friends in your lifetime, you’re lucky. If you have one good friend, you’re more than lucky.” ― S.E. Hinton

18. “The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

Meaningful Friendship Quotes

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

The best 101 inspirational quotes & sayings on friendship

20. “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

21. “Friendship- my definition- is built on two things. Respect and trust. Both elements have to be there. And it has to be mutual. You can have respect for someone, but if you don’t have trust, the friendship will crumble.” ― Stieg Larsson

22. “Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.” ― Richard Bach

23. “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

The best 101 inspirational quotes & sayings on friendship

24. “Never leave a friend behind. Friends are all we have to get us through this life–and they are the only things from this world that we could hope to see in the next.” ― Dean Koontz

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

26. “Close friends are truly life’s treasures. Sometimes they know us better than we know ourselves. With gentle honesty, they are there to guide and support us, to share our laughter and our tears. Their presence reminds us that we are never really alone.” ― Vincent van Gogh

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27. “Stay is a charming word in a friend’s vocabulary.” ― Amos Bronson Alcott

28. “It is easy enough to be friendly to one’s friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.” Mahatma Gandhi

29. “The friend who holds your hand and says the wrong thing is made of dearer stuff than the one who stays away.” ― Barbara Kingsolver

The best 101 inspirational quotes & sayings on friendship

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

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

32. “A friend to all is a friend to none.” ― Aristotle

33. “It is not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer.” ― E.B. White

34. “The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer.” ― Henry David Thoreau

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

36. “However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.” Albert Einstein

37. “I don’t want to hurt you or anybody so please forget about me. Just try. Find yourself a better friend.” ― Nina LaCour

Short Friendship Quotes

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

The best 101 inspirational quotes & sayings on friendship

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

40. “Only a true best friend can protect you from your immortal enemies.” ― Richelle Mead

41. “The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.” ― Bob Marley

42. “Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.” C.S. Lewis

43. “You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.” ― A.A. Milne

44. “The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

45. “I don’t suppose you have many friends. Neither do I. I don’t trust people who say they have a lot of friends. It’s a sure sign that they don’t really know anyone.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

46. “True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.” ― Charles Caleb Colton

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47. “You had to know a person well to make them laugh like that.” ― Cassandra Clare

The best 101 inspirational quotes & sayings on friendship

48. “The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.” ― Aristotle

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

50. “New friends can often have a better time together than old friends.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald

51. “Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief.” ― Marcus Tullius Cicero

52. “Rejection is an opportunity for your selection.” ― Bernard Branson

53. “A real friend isn’t capable of feeling sorry for you.” ― Jodi Picoult

54. “It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart: the one to slander you and the other to get the news to you.” ― Mark Twain

55. “The possibilities of making new friends help to make life very fascinating” ― L.M. Montgomery

The best 101 inspirational quotes & sayings on friendship

56. “Distance between true friends doesn’t matter when their friendship lives in their hearts.” ― Anne Blankman

57. “The whole purpose of friendship is to give the other strength when they need it. Don’t cheat me out of that perk, Walker.” ― Jonathon Carroll

58. “Friends are family we have chosen ourselves.” ― Dahi Tamara Koch

59. “We live, in fact, in a world starved for solitude, silence, and private: and therefore starved for meditation and true friendship.” C.S. Lewis

True Friendship Quotes

60. “A faithful friend is a strong defense, And he that hath found him hath found a treasure.” ― Louisa May Alcott

The best 101 inspirational quotes & sayings on friendship

61. “When you choose your friends, don’t be short-changed by choosing personality over character.” ― W.Somerset Maugham

62. “Friendship is delicate as a glass, once broken it can be fixed but there will always be cracks.” ― Waqar Ahmed

63. “Relationships are all about trust and equality. If one person shares, then the other person should share, too.” ― Sophie Kinsella

64. “Friendships take minutes to make, moments to break, years to repair.” ― Pierce Brown

65. “Real friends are the ones you can count on no matter what. The ones who go into the forest to find you and bring you home. And real friends never have to tell you that they’re your friends.” ― Morgan Matson

66. “Friends don’t spy; true friendship is about privacy, too.” ― Stephen King

67. “With friends, one is well; but at home, one is better.” ― Leo Tolstoy

68. “When friendships are real, they are not glass threads or frostwork, but the most solid things we can know.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best 101 inspirational quotes & sayings on friendship

69. “A best friend is the only one that walks into your life when the world has walked out.” ― Shannon l. Alder

Real friendship quotes

70. “There is nothing more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.” ― Homer

71. “Real friendship or love is not manufactured or achieved by an act of will or intention. Friendship is always an act of recognition.” ― John O’Donohue

72. “Our mistakes and misfortunes are more tolerable than the comments and criticism of our friends and family.” ― Amit Kalantri

73. “Friendship is selfless love, care, respect, and honor not a profitable opportunity.” ― Santosh Kalwar

74. “Friends are honest with each other. Even if the truth hurts.” ― Sarah Dessen

75. “The language of Friendship is not words, but meanings.” ― Henry David Thoreau

The best 101 inspirational quotes & sayings on friendship

76. “There is one friend in the life of each of us who seems not a separate person, however dear and beloved, but an expansion, an interpretation, of one’s self, the very meaning of one’s soul.” ― Edith Wharton

77. “To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away.” ― Sophocles

78. “A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.” ― Aesop

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79. “The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend.” ― Henry David Thoreau

80. “Love your friends from the depth of your heart but don’t ever be blind to their faults.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson

81. “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with, and that means everyone in your life counts.” ― Jim Rohn

Inspiring Friendship Quotes

82. “A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.” ― Baltasar Gracian

The best 101 inspirational quotes & sayings on friendship

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

84. “A true friend is rare, a true friend is the best, a true friend is needed like east needs west.” ― Matt Haig

85. “Make time for the friends you have more than you seek out the ones you don’t. Stop counting how many people are in your life as though hitting a certain tally will make you feel loved. Start appreciating how rare and beautiful it is to even just have one close friend in life. Not everybody is so lucky.” ― Brianna Wiest

86. “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 best 101 inspirational quotes & sayings on friendship

87. “Daniel kept being cruel to Roger, trying to make him go away, but Roger took it as honesty, implying profound friendship.” ― Neal Stephenson

88. “Every friendship is a relationship, but not every relationship has friendship in it.” ― Olaotan Fawehinmi

89. “True friends are those who came into your life, saw the most negative part of you, but are not ready to leave you, no matter how contagious you are to them.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson

90. “Your truest friends are the ones who will stand by you in your darkest moments–because they’re willing to brave the shadows with you–and in your greatest moments–because they’re not afraid to let you shine.” ― Nicole Yatsonsky

Good friendship quotes

91. “Friendship often ends in love. But love in friendship; never.” ― Charles Caleb Colton

92. “If you have but one friend, make sure you choose her well.” ― Muriel Barbery

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

94. “Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.” ― Benjamin Franklin

95. “Without friends, no one would want to live, even if he had all other goods.” ― Aristotle

The best 101 inspirational quotes & sayings on friendship

96. “No matter how far you take it with your friends, whether you’re fighting with them or you hate them for two months, you just really need them, because they’re the ones who teach you the most about yourself.” ― Kate G. Hudson

97. “Your friends will believe in your potential, your enemies will make you live up to it.” ― Tim Fargo

98. “A friend is one who walks in when others walk out.” ― Walter Winchell

99. “Female friendships that work are relationships in which women help each other belong to themselves.” ― Louise Bernikow

100. “True friends will always push you towards the great possibilities of your future, false friends will always chain you to the mistakes in your past.” ― Seth Brown

101. “The reward of friendship is friendship itself.” ― Marcus Tullius Cicero

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