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Best friend quotes

Best Friend Quotes

Our best friend makes us laugh when we’re sad, inspires us to achieve our goals, and offers unconditional support no matter what challenges our face. Munaposts selection of best friend quotes is the perfect way to honor the friends who brighten up our life. 

Be true to your work, your word, and your friend. – Henry David Thoreau

Best Friend Quotes

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

A friend is someone who helps you up when you’re down, and if they can’t, they lay down beside you and listen. – Winnie The Pooh

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. – Jim Morrison

Friendship is a sheltering tree. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better. – Abraham Lincoln 

It’s not what we have, but who we have. – Winnie The Pooh

A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. – Elbert Hubbard

Best Friend Quotes

I have learned that to be with those I like is enough. – Walt Whitman 

Good friends are hard to find, harder to leave and impossible to forget. – G. Randolf

Best Friendship Quotes

The language of friendship is not words but meanings.

Henry David Thoreau

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

William Butler Yeats

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.

Walter Winchell

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

Helen Keller

How distant I am from people when I am with them, and how close when they are far away.

Kahlil Gibran

Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives and remembering what one receives.

Alexander Dumas

“Stay” is a charming word in a friend’s vocabulary.

Louisa May Alcott

Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.

George Eliot

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

Jodie Foster

Friendship Quotes

Man’s best support is a very dear friend.


Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends.

Virginia Woolf 

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

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.

Octavia Butler

Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.

Kahlil Gibran

Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.

Eleanor Roosevelt

A friend is one of the nicest things you can have and one of the best things you can be.

Winnie The Pooh

Friendship at first sight, like love at first sight, is said to be the only truth.

Herman Melville

Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Irish Proverb

Quotes about friendship

A man’s friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.

Charles Darwin

The friendship which can cease has never been real.

St. Jerome

Inspirational quotes about friendship

True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks.

Saint Jerome

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

True friendship isn’t about being inseparable it’s being separated and nothing changes.

We come from homes far from perfect, so you end up almost parent and sibling to your friends – your own chosen family. There’s nothing like a really loyal, dependable, good friend. Nothing.

Jennifer Aniston

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.

True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable.

David Tyson

There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.

Thomas Aquinas

What I cannot love, I overlook. Is that real friendship?

Anais Nin

Best friends are the people you can do anything and nothing with and still have the best time.

A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.

Arnold H. Glasgow

True friendship is like sound health. The value of it is seldom known until it be lost.

Charles Caleb Colton

The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.

Elizabeth Foley

A true friend is the most precious of all possessions and the one we take the least thought about acquiring.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Silence is the true friend that never betrays. 


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.

Quotes for Best Friend

True friendship consists not in the multitude of friends, but in their worth and value.

Ben Jonson

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

A true friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else.

Len Wein

The firmest friendship is based on an identity of likes and dislikes.


My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.

Henry Ford

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