Friendship Quotes

Having someone who knows everything about you, cares about you, and loves you is called a friend. Gaining true and authentic friends is a rarity and when you do find them, treat them well and they will stay in your life forever. The following quotes are some of the best friendship quotes from the brilliant minds of history.

Don’t walk in front of me. I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me. I may not lead. Walk beside me, just be my friend

Albert Camus

Sometimes just being there for someone is enough. Your presence is sufficient enough to comfort whatever it is your friend is feeling. 

Good friend, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.

Mark Twain

It’s all about the simple things in life that make it livable and sharing it with a friend is all you need. 

If you two friends in your lifetime, you’re lucky. If you have one good friend, you’re more than lucky.

S.E. Hinton

Quality over quantity is important when choosing friends that enter your life. 

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

Finding a friend who is there for you when things get hard is one thing, finding someone who supports you when things are looking up and not get jealous is another thing. 

I got you to look after me, and you got me to look after you, and that’s why.

John Steinbeck

Looking after each other’s back is what having a friend is all about.

True friends are always together in spirit.

L.M. Montgomery

 No matter where you are in this world, a friend is always thinking about you and has thought about you and you are never really apart.

No friendship is an accident.

O. Henry

Everyone you meet as a friend has their purpose in your life and is there to give you lessons. 

Friends are the family you choose.

Jess C. Scott

 Picking a friend is the extension of the family but in this case, you get to select which one you want to keep.

A friend may be waiting behind a stranger’s face.

Maya Angelou

You never know, maybe the stranger you passed by today could be the one true friend you have always been looking for. Take chances, life is short.

In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends.

John Churton Collins

 In your good time, your friends are there for you and knows what you need but in times of difficulty we know who the real ones are. 

A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.

Jim Morrison

When you can be your true self around someone without any judgment and they appreciate you for it then you have found a true friend in your life.

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 friend will see through all your imperfections and still accepts you for who you are. 

New friend can often have a better time together than an old friend.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

It is not about the amount of time

that you know someone that you can tell they’re a good friend, it’s about the quality of time and connection you made between each other that towers over everything. 

Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Having a friend makes every bad situation lighter and always knows how to make you feel better.

A faithful friend is a strong defence; and he hath found him hath found a treasure.

Louisa May Alcott

If you find a true friend in your life then you are also found a gem of friendship. 

Friends are honest with each other. Even if the truth hurts.

Sarah Dessen

A true friend will not sugar coat a situation to make you feel better and give you false hope. On contrary, a true friend will tell you the truth, even if the truth hurts.

To throw away an honest friend, as it were, to throw your life away.


Wasting a true friend is a loss you will regret in the future for finding another good friend is hard to come by.

Friends should be like books, few, but hand-selected.

C.J. Langenhoven

Picking true friends are hard, much like finding a good book to read. It should be carefully chosen for you are looking for quality and something that will last forever.

The better part of one’s life consist of his friendships.

Abraham Lincoln

Life is complete when you find a true friend that will be by your side in every situation.

A friend is one who walks in when others walk out.

Walter Winchell

When everyone has given up on you, a friend comes in and comforts you through the situation and never gives up on you. 

The most valuable gift you can receive is an honest friend.

Stephen Richards

Gaining a true friend is life’s greatest treasure. They might know the truth about you but they will always stay in your life.

The only true test of friendship is the time your friend spends on you.

John Marsden

Authentic friends will always find a way to spend more time with you. 

Many people walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.

Windhy Puspitadewi

There’s a certain impact great friends leave when they walk out of your life that you are going to remember forever. 

A friend can tell you things you don’t want to tell yourself.

Frances Ward Weller

True companions will share things to you about yourself that will help you feel better and say things they can see about you that you are too occupied to noticed and appreciate. 

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

Great friends will help you reach all the things you would want to achieve and support you on the way but fake friends will always hold you down and wouldn’t want to see you accomplished good things.

Nowadays, it is difficult to find true authentic friends. When you have them now in your life, always remember to treasure them, appreciate them, and reciprocate all the things that they do to you. It is one of the most important relationships you’re going to have in your life. True friends will be by your side through thick and thin. 

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