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1000+ Friendship Quotes for Best Friends – Sayings about Friendship

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Written by ganesh
One of the beautiful relations on the earth is Friendship. It makes the people connect across the world. Friendship can be between a brother and sister, colleagues, students, family members, partners, strangers and the few other people we know from years and years. Friendship is such a sweet relationship which gives happiness, joy and pleasure and makes our life’s beautiful. To tell out truly, without friendship no relationship exists in this world. This is the reason why friendship has such a huge importance in our lives. The notable thing is that, even a special day called Friendship Day is dedicated for friendship. Friends across the world celebrate it every year on first Sunday of the August month. The same tradition is followed by all friends staying in different parts of the earth. We have collected some awesome collection of the friendship quotes from the web given by some expert writers to tell you the love, affection, closeness and importance of friendship and its greatness. So, let us check them out and make our friendship stronger and closer with our near and dear friends. Below is the list of those friendship quotes that inspires you as a good friend and motivates you to lead a happy and wonderful life with your friends.

Famous Quotations on Friendship

A good friend is like a four leaf clover; hard to find and lucky to have.

A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are.

It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.

The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.

I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.

Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm & constant.

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things, does the heart find its morning and is refreshed.

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

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.

Sitting silently beside a friend who is hurting may be the best gift we can give.

No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.

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 us with the reality of our powerlessness. That is a friend who cares.

To display his eternal attributes in their inexhaustible variety, the Lord made the green fields of time and space.

A single rose can be my garden. A single friend, my world.

Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend’s success.

Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.

What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.

True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island… to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing.

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.

Only a true best friend can protect you from your immortal enemies.

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.

You and I are more than friends. We’re like a really small gang.

The sacrifices of friendship were beautiful in her eyes as long as she was not asked to make them.

The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.

Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.

One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.

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

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none; be able for thine enemy rather in power than use; and keep thy friend under thine own life’s key; be checked for silence, but never taxed for speech.

There is no surer foundation for a beautiful friendship than a mutual taste in literature.

Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.

It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.

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

The best time to make friends is before you need them.

My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.

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

In the New Year, may your right hand always be stretched out in friendship, but never in want?

There’s not a word yet, for old friends who’ve just met.

Some people go to priests. Others to poetry. I to my friends.

To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.

Friendship is born at the moment when one man says to another “What! You too? I thought that no one but myself.

A friend you have to buy; enemies you get for nothing.

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.

A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself – and especially to feel, or not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at any moment is fine with them. That’s what real love amounts to – letting a person be what he really is.

There is a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.

A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.

Friendships are what our dreams are made of. We hold onto each other with its binding love. We stand close to each other, hand in hand, showing each other we understand. Some friends may come and go, but you are the truest friend I know.

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.

Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.

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

We’ll be friends till we are old and senile. Then we will be new friends!

There’s one sad truth in life I’ve found
While journeying east and west –
The only folks we really wound
Are those we love the best.
We flatter those we scarcely know,
We please the fleeting guest,
And deal full many a thoughtless blow
To those who love us best.

Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.

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.

A Friendship that’s sincere are true. Gives joy like nothing else will do; That’s why glad hearts look up and send A prayer of thanks for faithful friends.

It doesn’t matter if you have five friends or five-thousand friends. When it all comes down to it, popularity means nothing. All that matters is that you know those five will be there holding your hand, as the five-thousand walk by.

Friends are like the walls of a house. Sometimes they hold you up, sometimes you lean on them. But sometimes, it’s enough to know they’re just standing by.

There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven’t yet met.

You have been my friend, replied Charlotte. That in itself is a tremendous thing.

Never make excuses. Your friends don’t need them and your foes won’t believe them.

Epicurus was also famous for the care with which he cultivated friendships, to which echoes his Roman follower, Lucretius: “It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.”

Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

Don’t make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up.

There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.

A true friendship can be compared to good health. You never realize the value of it until it is lost.

Real friends understand when you say you can’t, forgive when you say “sorry”, feel happy when you say you miss them, smile when you say you care for them, but die when you say forget me.

Ooh you’re the best friend that I ever had
I’ve been with you such a long time
You’re my sunshine and I want you to know
That my feelings are true
I really love you
Oh you’re my best friend

So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.

Man’s best support is a very dear friend.

Love is not to be purchased, and affection has no price.

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.

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 to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.

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.

Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back.

Friendship is like a mark on a stone.. “which can never be erased”.. But when someone tries to rub a stone and erase it. The fire produced can burn anyone.

If you wanna find out who’s a true friend, screw up or go through a challenging time … then see who sticks around.

Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations. Don’t over-analyze your relationships. Stop playing games. A growing relationship can only be nurtured by genuineness.

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.

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.

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.

But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.

When friendship disappears then there is a space left open to that awful loneliness of the outside world which is like the cold space between the planets. It is an air in which men perish utterly.

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.

Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.

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.

Remember that a gesture of friendship, no matter how small, is always appreciated.

We’ll be friends forever, won’t we, Pooh?” Asked Piglet. “Even longer,” Pooh answered.”

If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.

Friends give you a shoulder to cry on. But best friends are ready with a shovel to hurt the person that made you cry.

Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other’s little failings.

Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them.

My definition of a friend is somebody who adores you even though they know the things you’re most ashamed of.

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.

Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.

I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.

A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often – just to save it from drying out completely.

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