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Best Friend Quotes That Will Strengthen Your Bond (2022)

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These best friend quotes will make you appreciate your alter ego as you celebrate your friendship.

In this world full of fake people, fate has brought you together with the person who will show you the truth about life. A brother or sister from a different mother and family. Someone who will laugh at your corny jokes and stick by you through your ups and downs.

Not everyone is lucky enough to have a true friend who will be there for them through thick and thin. We may have many friends throughout our lives, but there is always that one person we consider to be our soulmate. So, if you come across that person, treasure him or her because they are extremely rare. And to help you strengthen your friendship, we’ve compiled a list of best friend quotes to make them feel appreciated.

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Best Friend Quotes to Celebrate Your Friendship

1. “Real friendship is when your friend comes over to your house and then you both just take a nap.” – Anonymous

2. “Don’t make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up.” – Thomas J. Watson

3. “Some people go to priests. Others to poetry. I to my friends.” – Virginia Woolf

4. “A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” – Walter Winchell

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

6. “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.” – Oprah Winfrey

7. “Anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.” – Misty Copeland

8. “True friends are those rare people who come to find you in dark places and lead you back to the light.” – Anonymous

9. “A friend is one who overlooks your broken fence and admires the flowers in your garden.” – Anonymous

10. “A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.” – Arnold H. Glasgow

11. “If you live to be a hundred, I hope I live to be a hundred minus one day, so I never have to live without you.” – Winnie the Pooh

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

13. “True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable.” – David Tyson

14. “Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.” – Ed Cunningham

15. “I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar.” – Robert Brault

16. “Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.” – Khalil Gibran

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

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

Short Best Friend Quotes

19. “A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.” – Elbert Hubbard

20. “The only way to have a friend is to be one.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

21. “One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.” – Euripides

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

23. “There’s not a word yet for old friends who’ve just met.” – Jim Henson

24. “Friendship’s the wine of life.” – Edward Young

25. “Friends are relatives you make for yourself.” – Eustache Deschamps

26. “Friendship is a wildly underrated medication.” – Anna Deavere Smith

27. “Remember George, no man is a failure who has friends.” – It’s a Wonderful Life

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

29. “In my friend, I find a second self.” – Isabel Norton

30. “Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.” – Samuel Butler

31. “Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.” – Woodrow Wilson

32. “It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.” – Marlene Dietrich

33. “A good friend is like a four-leaf clover; hard to find and lucky to have.” – Irish Proverb

34. “The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

36. “Never let your best friends get lonely, keep disturbing them.” – Candlelight Publications

37. “A friend can tell you things you don’t want to tell yourself.” – Frances Ward Weller

Cute Quotes That Will Make You Miss Your Best Friend

38. “You and I are more than friends. We’re like a really small gang.” – Anonymous

39. “Friends are people who know you really well and like you anyway.” – Greg Tamblyn

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

41. “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

42. “Sometimes me think, ‘What is friend?’ Then me say, ‘Friend is someone to share the last cookie with.’” – Cookie Monster

43. “We’re sisters; you’re my family. What is you, is me. There’s nothing that you could ever say to make me let go.” – Blair Waldorf, Gossip Girl

44. “Best friends don’t necessarily have to talk every day. They don’t even need to talk for weeks. But when they do, it’s like they never stopped talking.” – Anonymous

45. “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

46. “There are friends, there is family, and then there are friends that become family.” – Anonymous

47. “Friendship isn’t about who you’ve known the longest. It’s about who walked into your life, said, ‘I’m here for you,’ and proved it.” – Anonymous

48. “As much as a BFF can make you go WTF, there’s no denying we’d be a little less rich without them.” – Gossip Girl

49. “The love that comes from friendship is the underlying facet of a happy life.” – Chelsea Handler

Best Friend Quotes That Will Touch Your Heart

50. “A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.” – William Shakespeare

51. “True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.” – Henry David Thoreau

52. “A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success!” – Doug Larson

53. “A strong friendship doesn’t need daily conversation and doesn’t always need togetherness. As long as the relationship lives in the heart, true friends will never part.” – Anonymous

Best Friend Quotes to Ponder On

54. “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

55. “I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.” – Ernest Hemingway

56. “One’s friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.”– George Santayana

57. “Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them.” – Francesco Guicciardini

58. “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

59. “The greatest gift in life is the gift of friendship, and I have received it; the greatest healing therapy is friendship.” – Hubert Humphrey

60. “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.” – Albert Camus

61. “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

62. “A friend is an emotional bond, just like friendship is a human experience.” – Simon Sinek

63. “Friendship is a pretty full-time occupation if you really are friendly with somebody. You can’t have too many friends because then you’re just not really friends.” – Truman Capote

64. “One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

65. “Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend.” – Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes

66. “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

67. “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

68. “There are three things that grow more precious with age; old wood to burn, old books to read, and old friends to enjoy.” – Henry Ford

69. “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

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Quotes That Show the Importance of Having a Friend

70. “Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.” – Thomas Aquinas

71. “When the world is so complicated, the simple gift of friendship is within all of our hands.” – Maria Shriver

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

73. “Every friendship goes through ups and downs. Dysfunctional patterns set in; external situations cause internal friction; you grow apart and then bounce back together.” – Mariella Frostrup

74. “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

75. “The great thing about new friends is that they bring new energy to your soul.” – Shanna Rodriguez

76. “Real friendship, like real poetry, is extremely rare―and precious as a pearl.” – Tahar Ben Jelloun

77. “That’s when I realized what a true friend was. Someone who would always love you – the imperfect you, the confused you, the wrong you―because that is what people are supposed to do.” – R. J. L.

78. “The human spirit is more powerful than any drug and that is what needs to be nourished with work, play, friendship, family. These are the things that matter.” – Awakenings

79. “Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.” – Eustace Budgell

80. “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust

Funny Best Friend Quotes That Will Make You Smile

81. “Good friends don’t let you do stupid things, alone.” – Anonymous

82. “We are best friends. Always remember that if you fall , I will pick you up―after I finish laughing.” – Anonymous

83. “You don’t have to be crazy to be my friend. I’ll train you.” – Anonymous

84. “Best friend: the one that you can be mad at only for a short period of time because you have important stuff to tell them.” – Anonymous

85. “I hope we’re friend until we die. Then I hope we stay ghost friends and walk through walls and scare the shit out of people.” – Anonymous

86. “Real friends don’t get offended when you insult them. They smile and call you something even more offensive.” – Anonymous

87. “Friendship must be built on a solid foundation of alcohol, sarcasm, inappropriateness and shenanigans.” – Anonymous

88. “If you have friends who are as weird as you, then you have everything.” – Anonymous

89. “I’d take a bullet for you. Not in the head. But like in the leg or something.” – Anonymous

90. “I don’t know what’s tighter: our jeans or our friendship.” – Anonymous

91. “It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

92. “A good friend will help you move. But best friend will help you move a dead body.” – Jim Hayes

Did these best friend quotes make you appreciate your friendship? Which of these best friend quotes do you believe your friend will appreciate? Please tell us in the comments.