70 Inspiring Friendship Quotes and Sayings For Your Friends

One of strongest inspiration of living comes from good friends and we all try best to upkeep those friendship. Friendship is one of the most blessed gift of God. Friendship quotes are one of those areas we all share amongst special friends.

We have a good collection of cute friendship quotes and sayings for expressing your thoughts and feelings to tell how close is he/she is. Find below our collection of quotes about friendship and convey how dear are them to you.

70 Best Friendship Quotes and Sayings

1. “Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend.” – Bill Watterson

The world is a scary place, but it’s never impossible to manage, especially when you’ve got your best friend by your side. Finding that person so compliments your unique strangeness is a fantastic thing, because you know you’ll always have someone with whom you can be yourself, without worrying about judgment or negative reactions.

2. “My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.” – Aristotle

It’s easy to take well wishes as face value, but they’re not always worth the time you spend thinking about them. A best friend is someone who wishes you well not for their own sake, but for yours. They don’t say it as an empty platitude, they genuinely wish you well, and that is a rare thing in this world. Treasure it where you can find it.

3. “The biggest ingredient in a best friend is someone whose actions you can respect and who you can truly be yourself around.” –Renee Olstead

Being yourself is intimidating, especially when there is so much pressure from society to fit in and blend. A best friend is someone that you can be yourself with, without any worry that you will be seen as weird or ostracized for your thoughts, choices, or ideals. With a best friend, you can take off the masks you wear and be seen as you truly are.

4. “Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.”- Groucho Marks

Books are amazing things, and can easily be considered one’s best friend. These little paper creations (or digital, if you prefer your Kindle or Nook) can transport you to new worlds and let you live lives that you could never have imagined. There is nothing more valuable and more fantastic than that.

5. “The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who’ll get me a book I ain’t read.” – Abraham Lincoln

Today, books are easy to get. You can order them from Amazon and have them delivered physically to your home or digitally to your Kindle, or you can drive to your local Barnes and Noble and buy them on the spot. In President Lincoln’s time, it wasn’t nearly a easy, so he looked kindly on anyone who brought him a new book to read, so he had a new world to explore or a new subject to learn about.

Other Great Friendship Quotes and Sayings

  1. A friend can tell you things you don’t want to tell yourself. – Frances Ward Weller
  2. If I had to sum up Friendship in one word, it would be Comfort. – Terri Guillemets
  3. 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
  4. If you’re alone, I’ll be your shadow. If you want to cry, I’ll be your shoulder. If you want a hug, I’ll be your pillow. If you need to be happy, I’ll be your smile. But anytime you need a friend, I’ll just be me. – Unknown Author
  5. A friend accepts us as we are yet helps us to be what we should. – Unknown Author
  6. The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend. – Aristotle
  7. 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
  8. The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you. – Elbert Hubbard, The Notebook, 1927
  9. A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world. – Leo Buscaglia
  10. Friendship needs no words – it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness. – Dag Hammarskjold
  11. What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies. – Aristotle
  12. I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world. – Thomas A. Edison
  13. Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn’t seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces. – Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  14. The best time to make friends is before you need them. – Ethel Barrymore
  15. Most of us don’t need a psychiatric therapist as much as a friend to be silly with. – Robert Brault
  16. Friendship isn’t a big thing – it’s a million little things. – Unknown Author
  17. Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend. – Plautus
  18. Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts. – Margaret Lee Runbeck, Answer Without Ceasing
  19. A good friend is cheaper than therapy. – Unknown Author
  20. If a friend is in trouble, don’t annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it. – Edgar Watson Howe
  21. If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give. – George MacDonald
  22. A real friend is someone who would feel loss if you jumped on a train, or in front of one. – Unknown Author
  23. Friends are kisses blown to us by angels. – Unknown Author
  24. Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty. – Sicilian Proverb
  25. The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship. – William Blake
  26. The best way to mend a broken heart is time and girlfriends. – Gwyneth Paltrow
  27. Friendship is one mind in two bodies. – Mencius
  28. The best rule of friendship is to keep your heart a little softer than your head. – Unknown Author
  29. Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive. – Anäis Nin
  30. Friends are relatives you make for yourself. – Eustache Deschamps
  31. The friend who holds your hand and says the wrong thing is made of dearer stuff than the one who stays away. – Barbara Kingsolver
  32. Probably no man ever had a friend that he did not dislike a little. – E.W. Howe
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. In my friend, I find a second self. – Isabel Norton
  36. Mighty proud I am that I am able to have a spare bed for my friends. – Samuel Pepys
  37. I lay it down as a fact that if all men knew what others say of them, there would not be four friends in the world. – Blaise Pascal
  38. Hold a true friend with both your hands. – Nigerian Proverb
  39. Yes’m, old friends is always best, ‘less you can catch a new one that’s fit to make an old one out of. – Sarah Orne Jewett
  40. Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them. – Francesco Guicciardini
  41. A true friend unbosoms freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably. – William Penn
  42. It takes a long time to grow an old friend. – John Leonard
  43. A true friend reaches for your hand and touches your heart. – Attributed to Heather Pryor
  44. The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend. – Henry David Thoreau
  45. There are big ships and small ships. But the best ship of all is friendship. – Unknown Author
  46. Cherish the friend who tells you a harsh truth, wanting ten times more to tell you a loving lie. – Robert Brault
  47. A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down. – Arnold Glasow
  48. It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us, as the confidence of their help. – Epicurus
  49. Love is like the wild-rose briar; Friendship is like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose briar blooms, But which will bloom most constantly? – Emily Brontë
  50. Our most difficult task as a friend is to offer understanding when we don’t understand. – Robert Brault
  51. He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, and he who has one enemy will meet him everywhere. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  52. True friends stab you in the front. – Oscar Wilde
  53. Strangers are just friends waiting to happen. – Rod McKuen, Looking for a Friend (Thank you, Carolyn.)
  54. Friendship is a sheltering tree. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  55. We are keenly aware of the faults of our friends, but if they like us enough it doesn’t matter. – Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960
  56. Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends. – Shirley Maclaine
  57. The friend within the man is that part of him which belongs to you and opens to you a door which never, perhaps, is opened to another. Such a friend is true, and all he says is true; and he loves you even if he hates you in other mansions of his heart. – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Wisdom of the Sands, translated from French by Stuart Gilbert
  58. What do we ask of friendship except to be taken for what we pretend to be – and without having to pretend. – Robert Brault
  59. Friendship is Love, without his wings. – Lord Byron, L’Amitié est l’Amour sans Ailes
  60. Friendship should be there in every relationship to make things possible. Even the world’s greatest power love will become powerful on the roots of friendship only.
  61. There are so many major problems on our earth like peace, poverty, global warming etc.
  62. Peace can be achieved i fall the countries have friendship between them.
  63. Poverty can be eradicated if we treat our fellow beings with the friendship based on humanity.
  64. Global warming can also be reduced if we are eco-friendly.
  65. So, I’ll conclude that friendship day cannot be restricted to a single day because everyday everyone needs friendship. Nothing is possible without friendship.