129 Friendship Quotes For Your Best Friends To Celebrate Bond

These friendship quotes for your best friend will make you cherish your bond.

If you have a best friend in life, you are special. Having someone we can share this bond with is itself a unique experience. Your best friend comes in many forms. It can be your friend, partner, the parent or it can be your pet.

Friends bring you up you are feeling down, they help you when you are in crisis or just e there when you need a shoulder to cry on. In friendship, we all got an opportunity to reciprocate all the love we get. You can be there for them as they always stand beside you.

Friendship Quotes For Your Best Friends

Most people treat their friends how they would like to be treated and that is a good habit to adopt. With a best friend, we feel like we can do anything, achieve anything in this world. They make our life more joyful.

If you have a best friend, stick with them through thick and thin. It is a blessing to have a friendship like that. Never let them go. Hold onto them tight.

There are many ways we can express our feeling to the people we love and quotes are one of many. You can use these friendship quotes to express how much they mean to you and make your bond stronger.

Here we are sharing a collection of Friendship quotes for your Best friend so you can tell them how much you love them.

True Friendship Quotes

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

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

“The best mirror is an old friend.”
― George Herbert

“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

“Everyone has a gift for something, even if it is the gift of being a good friend.”
― Marian Anderson

“Just because I’ve gone and snagged myself a hot boyfriend doesn’t mean I’m going to leave my best friend high and dry.”
― Becca Fitzpatrick, Crescendo

“So when you’re cold
From the inside out
And don’t know what to do,
Remember love and friendship,
And warmth will come to you.”
― Stephen Cosgrove, Gnome from Nome

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

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

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

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

“It’s easy to make friends if you let people laugh at you.”
― Daniel Keyes, Flowers for Algernon

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

“A friend is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.”
― Frank Crane

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

“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, The Odyssey

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

“Friends are the family you choose.”
― Jess C Scott, The Other Side of Life

“Friends are honest with each other. Even if the truth hurts.”
― Sarah Dessen, Along for the Ride

“By chance, we met, by choice, we become a friend”
― Millie

Funny Friendship Quotes

“The language of Friendship is not words, but meanings.”
― Henry David Thoreau, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

“One of the tasks of true friendship is to listen compassionately and creatively to the hidden silences. Often secrets are not revealed in words, they lie concealed in the silence between the words or in the depth of what is unsayable between two people.”
― John O’Donohue, Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom

“Friendship is everything. Friendship is more than talent. It is more than the government. It is almost the equal of family.- Don Corleone”
― Mario Puzo, The Godfather

“A friend may be waiting behind a stranger’s face.”
― Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter

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

“In your entire life, you can probably count your true friends on one hand. Maybe even on one finger. Those are the friends you need to cherish, and I wouldn’t trade one of them for a hundred of the other kind. I’d rather be completely alone than with a bunch of people who aren’t real. People who are just passing time.”
― Sarah Ockler, Fixing Delilah

“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, The Infinity Sign

“A single rose can be my garden; a single friend, my world.”
― Leo Buscaglia

“Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.”
― Henry David Thoreau

“Why did you do all this for me?’ he asked. ‘I don’t deserve it. I’ve never done anything for you.’ ‘You have been my friend,’ replied Charlotte. ‘That in itself is a tremendous thing.”
― E.B. White, Charlotte’s Web

Short Sad Friendship Quotes

“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

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

“Friendship … is born at the moment when one man says to another “What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .”
― C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves

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

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

“My old grandmother always used to say, Summer friends will melt away like summer snows, but winter friends are friends forever.”
― George R.R. Martin, A Feast for Crows

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

“I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.”
― Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Time doesn’t take away from friendship, nor does separation.”
― Tennessee Williams, Memoirs

“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, The Angel’s Game

What Friendship Means Quotes

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

“Are you upset little friend? Have you been lying awake worrying? Well, don’t worry…I’m here. The floodwaters will recede, the famine will end, the sun will shine tomorrow, and I will always be here to take care of you.”
― Charles M. Schulz

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

“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

“A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him, I may think aloud. I am arrived at last in the presence of a man so real and equal, that I may drop even those undermost garments of dissimulation, courtesy, and second thought, which men never put off, and may deal with him with the simplicity and wholeness with which one chemical atom meets another.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson, Essays: First Series

“Don’t flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become. Except in cases of necessity, which are rare, leave your friend to learn unpleasant things from his enemies; they are ready enough to tell them.”
― Oliver Wendall Holmes

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

“I think if I’ve learned anything about friendship, it’s to hang in, stay connected, fight for them, and let them fight for you. Don’t walk away, don’t be distracted, don’t be too busy or tired, don’t take them for granted. Friends are part of the glue that holds life and faith together. Powerful stuff.”
― Jon Katz

“Can miles truly separate you from friends… If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there?”
― Richard Bach

“Time that withers you will wither me. We will fall like ripe fruit and roll down the grass together. Dear friend, let me lie beside you watching the clouds until the earth covers us and we are gone.”
― Jeanette Winterson, Written on the Body

Thanks For Friendship Quotes

“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, Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom

“No man can be called friendless who has God and the companionship of good books.”
― Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“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 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

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

“One friend with whom you have a lot in common is better than three with whom you struggle to find things to talk about.”
― Mindy Kaling, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?

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

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

“Being in a relationship, that’s something you choose. Being friends, that’s just something you are. [But] I do pick you. We’ve been friends too long to pick, but if we could pick, I’d pick you.”
― John Green, Will Grayson

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

Friendship Quotes On Long Distance

“And he looked lonely enough that she said, ‘If you like, you could be my friend’.”
― Sarah J. Maas, Heir of Fire

“When you part from your friend, you grieve not;
For that which you love most in him may be clearer in his absence, as
the mountain to the climber is clearer from the plain.”
― Khalil Gibran, The Prophet

“We are like islands in the sea, separate on the surface but connected in the deep.”
― William James

“When you have a good friend that really cares for you and tries to stick in there with you, you treat them like nothing. Learn to be a good friend because one day you’re gonna look up and say I lost a good friend. Learn how to be respectful to your friends, don’t just start arguments with them and don’t tell them the reason, always remember your friends will be there quicker than your family. Learn to remember you got great friends, don’t forget that and they will always care for you no matter what. Always remember to smile and look up at what you got in life.”
― Marilyn Monroe

“When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. 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 curing, not healing and face with us the reality of our powerlessness, that is a friend who cares.”
― Henri Nouwen, Out of Solitude: Three Meditations on the Christian Life

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

“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

“New friends can often have a better time together than old friends.”
― F. Scott Fitzgerald, Tender is the Night

“Unreal friendship may turn to real
But real friendship, once ended, cannot be mended”
― T.S. Eliot, Murder in the Cathedral

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

Friendship Quotes On Missing Your Best Friends

“A real friend isn’t capable of feeling sorry for you.”
― Jodi Picoult, My Sister’s Keeper

“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

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

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

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

“Don’t be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.”
― Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah

“What do you most value in your friends?
Their continued existence.”
― Christopher Hitchens, Hitch 22: A Memoir

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

“Two a.m.’ He swallowed, then said, “You know. The person you can call at two a.m. and, no matter what, you can count on them. Even if they’re asleep or it’s cold or you need to be bailed out of jail…they’ll come for you. It’s like, the highest level of friendship.”
― Sarah Dessen, What Happened to Goodbye

“Friendship is the best thing that comes to life. Friends will always be there for you don’t worry about the fakes worry about the people who had your back from the start and never treated you wrong always remember they are your real friends don’t take them for granted because one day you’re going to lose a good friend by the way your actions are when you see a good friend stick to that person .”
― Marilyn Monroe

Deep Friendship Quotes For Twitter

“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, The Notebook

“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, The Four Loves

“I was tired of pretending that I was someone else just to get along with people, just for the sake of having friendships.”
― Kurt Cobain

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

“The wounds that never heal can only be mourned alone.”
― James Frey, A Million Little Pieces

“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, Since You’ve Been Gone

“Two things you will never have to chase: True friends & true love.”
― Mandy Hale

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

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

“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, The Diary of Anaïs Nin, Vol. 1: 1931-1934

Best Friends Quotes For Guys And Girls

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

“Why are old lovers able to become friends? Two reasons. They never truly loved each other, or they love each other still.”
― Whitney Otto, How to Make an American Quilt

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

“It’s bullshit to think of friendship and romance as being different. They’re not. They’re just variations of the same love. Variations of the same desire to be close.”
― Rachel Cohn, Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List

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

“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

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

“Talk between women friends is always therapy…”
― Jayne Anne Phillips

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

“Well, it seems to me that the best relationships – the ones that last – are frequently the ones that are rooted in friendship. You know, one day you look at the person and you see something more than you did the night before. Like a switch has been flicked somewhere. And the person who was just a friend is… suddenly the only person you can ever imagine yourself with.”
― Gillian Anderson

In Love With Best Friends Friendship Quotes

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

“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.”
― Mark Twain

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

“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, How to Win Friends and Influence People

“I may not always be with you
But when we’re far apart
Remember you will be with me
Right inside my heart”
― Marc Wambolt, Poems from the Heart

“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

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

“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

“A messy house is a must – it separates your true friends from other friends.
Real friends are there to visit you not your house!”
― Jennifer Wilson

“What is love? two souls and one flesh; friendship? two bodies and one soul.”
― Joseph Roux

Best Friends To Lovers Quotes

“He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare,
And he who has one enemy will meet him everywhere. ”
― Ali Bin Abi Thalib

“There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.”
― Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

“There are no faster or firmer friendships than those formed between people who love the same books.”
― Irving Stone, Clarence Darrow for the Defense

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

“The capacity for friendship is God’s way of apologizing for our families.”
― Jay McInerney, The Last of the Savages

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

“We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship is formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is, at last, a drop which makes it run over; so in a series of kindnesses there is at last one which makes the heart run over.”
― Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

“You can go through life and make new friends every year – every month practically – but there was never any substitute for those friendships of childhood that survive into adult years. Those are the ones in which we are bound to one another with hoops of steel.”
― Alexander McCall Smith, The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency

“True friends are always together in spirit.”
― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

“She is a friend of my mind. She gathers me, man. The pieces I am, she gathers them and gives them back to me in all the right order.”
― Toni Morrison, Beloved

Friendship Quotes On Best Friends Birthday

“It gives me strength to have somebody to fight for; I can never fight for myself, but, for others, I can kill.”
― Emilie Autumn, The Asylum for Wayward Victorian Girls

“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, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

“If you have good friends, no matter how much life is sucking, they can make you laugh.”
― P.C. Cast Kristin Cast

“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

“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, Fear Nothing

“This is how it works. I love the people in my life, and I do for my friends whatever they need me to do for them, again and again, as many times as is necessary. For example, in your case, you always forgot who you are and how much you’re loved. So what I do for you as your friend reminds you who you are and tell you how much I love you. And this isn’t any kind of burden for me, because I love who you are very much. Every time I remind you, I get to remember with you, which is my pleasure.”
― James Lecesne

“Silence makes the real conversations between friends. Not the saying, but the never needing to say that counts.”
― Margaret Lee Runbeck

“A snowball in the face is surely the perfect beginning to a lasting friendship.”
― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

“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

Did you like these friendship quotes for your best friend?

Having a friend is important to us. They increase our sense of belonging and purpose and help us to boost our self-confidence as well. A best friend will stick with you no matter what. We hope these friendship quotes will help you recognize the bond you share with your loved ones and if you already have a best friend, these best friends quotes will help you to express your love to them.

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