Our friends are very important to us. They bring color to our lives and give us company whenever we need. They are very close to us and we hold them dear. We treat them like they are our siblings that we get along with very well. Having a real friend can mean a lot and bring a lot of positive vibes to our lives. Having a lot can help us improve as a person and be more outgoing and confident. We just can’t express much of the importance of having a friend to stay by your side whatever may happen. To help you with that, we compiled here the most relatable friendship quotes that there is.


  1. “I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.” – Plutarch
  2. “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
  3. “A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” – Walter Winchell
  4. “In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” – Albert Schweitzer
  5. “Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” – Dumbledore
  6. “I don’t know what I would have done so many times in my life if I hadn’t had my girlfriends.” – Reese Witherspoon
  7. “The real test of friendship is can you literally do nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple?” – Eugene Kennedy
  8. “I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.” – Helen Keller
  9. “A friend is one of the best things you can be and the greatest things you can have.” – Sarah Valdez
  10. “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
  11. “There’s not a word yet for old friends who’ve just met.” – Jim Henson
  12. “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
  13. “When the world is so complicated, the simple gift of friendship is within all of our hands.” – Maria Shriver
  14. “If you live to be 100, I hope I live to be 100 minus 1 day, so I never have to live without you.” – Winnie the Pooh
  15. “No friendship is an accident.”- O. Henry
  16. “One’s friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.” – George Santayana
  17. “A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.” – Arnold H. Glasgow
  18. “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
  19. “A good friend is like a four-leaf clover: hard to find and lucky to have.” – Irish Proverb
  20. “Friends are the siblings God never gave us.” – Mencius
  21. “For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.” – Audrey Hepburn
  22. “True friends are like diamonds — bright, beautiful, valuable, and always in style.” – Nicole Richie
  23. “Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.” – Woodrow Wilson
  24. “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
  25. “I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.” – Ernest Hemingway
  26. “In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
  27.  “Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm & constant.” – Socrates
  28. “There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.” – Thomas Aquinas
  29. “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust
  30. “Friends are the family you choose.“ – Jess C. Scott
  31. “There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends.” – Jane Austen
  32. “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
  33. “Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected.” – Charles Lamb
  34. “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
  35. “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
  36. “If you are ever lucky enough to find a weirdo, never let them go.” – Matthew Gray Gubler
  37. “The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.” – Elisabeth Foley
  38. “Never let your best friends get lonely…keep disturbing them.” – Candlelight Publications
  39. “Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great.” – Mark Twain
  40. “There’s nothing like a really loyal, dependable, good friend. Nothing.” – Jennifer Aniston
  41. “The essence of true friendship is to make allowance for another’s little lapses.” – Davis Storey
  42. “Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.” – William Arthur Ward
  43. “Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.” – Ed Cunningham
  44. “No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.” – Alice Walker
  45. “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
  46. “Anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.” -Misty Copeland
  47. “Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.” – Woodrow T. Wilson
  48. “A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.” – Donna Roberts
  49. “A friend can tell you things you don’t want to tell yourself.” – Frances Ward Weller
  50. “Some of the biggest challenges in relationships come from the fact that most people enter a relationship in order to get something: they’re trying to find someone who’s going to make them feel good. In reality, the only way a relationship will last is if you see your relationship as a place that you go to give, and not a place that you go to take.” – Anthony Robbins
  51. “Awards become corroded. Friends gather no dust.” – Jesse Owens
  52. “Do not keep on with a mockery of friendship after the substance is gone — but part, while you can part friends. Bury the carcass of friendship: it is not worth embalming.” – William Hazlitt
  53.  “Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world.” – John Evelyn
  54. “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
  55. Share your smile with the world. It’s a symbol of friendship and peace.” Christie Brinkley
  56. “Many a person has held close, throughout their entire lives, two friends that always remained strange to one another, because one of them attracted by virtue of similarity, the other by difference.” – Emil Ludwig
  57. “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
  58. “Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.” – Jean de la Fontaine
  59.  “A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill requires only our silence; which costs us nothing.” – John Tillotson
  60. “True friends are always together in spirit.” – L. M. Montgomery
  61. “When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.” – Donald Miller
  62. “My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.” – Aristotle
  63. “A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” – Walter Winchell
  64. “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
  65. A sweet friendship refreshes the soul. – Proverbs 27:9
  66. “If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone.” – Maxwell Maltz
  67. “True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable.” – David Tyson
  68. “My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.” – Tahar Ben Jelloun
  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. “It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.” – Marlene Dietrich
  71. “The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when someone asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer.” – Henry David Thoreau
  72. “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
  73. “People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.” – Joseph F. Newton Men
  74. “Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” – Maya Angelou
  75. “Friendship is like a glass ornament, once it is broken it can rarely be put back together exactly the same way.” – Charles Kingsley
  76.  “A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.” – Leo Buscaglia
  77. “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.” – Gloria Naylor
  78. “If we treated ourselves as well as we treated our best friend, can you imagine?” – Meghan Markle
  79. “My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.” – Henry Ford
  80. “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
  81. “She is a friend of my mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order.” – Toni Morisson
  82. “Don’t make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up.” – Thomas J. Watson
  83. “Someone to tell it to is one of the fundamental needs of human beings.” – Miles Franklin
  84. “It’s not that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but it’s your best friends who are your diamonds.” – Gina Barreca
  85. “It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.” – Epicurus
  86. “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
  87. “Whenever you’re in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.” – William James
  88. “Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.” – Oprah Winfrey
  89. “Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.” – Tennessee Williams
  90. “What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.” – Confucius
  91. “The tender friendships one gives up, on parting, leave their bite on the heart, but also a curious feeling of a treasure somewhere buried.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  92. “Love is friendship set on fire.” – Jeremy Taylor
  93. “Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  94. “Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?” – Abraham Lincoln
  95. “Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.” – Oscar Wilde
  96. “The best time to make friends is before you need them.” – Ethel Barrymore
  97. “The only way to have a friend is to be one.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  98. “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
  99.  “How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many slices in a bread? Depends how thin you cut it. How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live ’em. How much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give ’em.” – Shel Silverstein
  100. “To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.” – Dr. Seuss

Take note of these and remember a few that you can mostly relate to. These quotes can be used for gifts and friendship anniversary purposes. These can also help you express how grateful you are to have such lovely and trustworthy friends to be by your side through the long haul, You can include these to the things that you are going to give to your friends and believe me, they’ll feel a sense of gratitude that you felt this way about them. Make them feel more special as each day passes.





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