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700 Best Friendship Quotes To Celebrate Your Best Friend

1. Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer. -Jean de La Fontaine


2. "Friendships take minutes to make, moments to break, years to repair.”― Pierce Brown

3. "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


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5. "Friends are the family you choose.” — Jess C. Scott


6. "True friends are never apart, maybe in distance, but never in heart.” — Helen Keller


7. 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. -Unknown


8. A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails. -Donna Roberts


9. "All friendly feelings toward others come from the friendly feelings a person has for himself.” — Aristotle


10. I get by with a little help from my friends.


11. Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.


12. "How beautiful it is to find someone who asks for nothing but your company.” – Brigitte Nicole


13. “Friends are relatives you make for yourself.”


14. Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.


15. Rejoicing in our joy, not suffering over our suffering, makes someone a friend.


16. Friendship is when people know all about you but like you anyway.


17. The language of friendship is not words but meanings.


18. "You find out who your real friends are when you’re involved in a scandal.” – Elizabeth Taylor


19. "A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.” — Shania Twain


20. "We’ll be the old ladies causing trouble in the nursing home.” – Unknown


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


22. “the best gift anyone can give, i believe, is the gift of sharing themselves” —oprah winfrey


23. "Good friends are like stars, you don’t always see them, but you know they are there.” – Christy Evans


24. “The greatest gift of life is friendship.”


25. "Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


26. "We made a deal ages ago. Men, babies, it doesn’t matter…We’re soulmates.” – Samantha Jones, Sex and the City


27. “There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.”


28. “You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.”


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


30. “life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend” —sarah dessen, someone like you


31. "In my friend, I find a second self."– Isabel NortonIn my friend, I find a second self."In my friend, I find a second self."– Isabel Norton– Isabel Norton


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


33. "As a friend, you first give your understanding, then you try to understand.” — Robert Breault


34. “Awards become corroded. Friends gather no dust.”


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


36. Nobody can avoid falling in love. They might want to deny it, but friendship is probably the most common form of love. -Stieg Larsson


37. "The only way to have a friend is to be one.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


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39. “She is a friend of my mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order.”


40. "Friendships multiply joys and divide griefs.” — Thomas Fuller


41. "The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it."— Ralph Waldo Emerson


42. "My definition of a friend is somebody who adores you even though they know the things you’re most ashamed of.” – Jodie Foster


43. "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


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45. "And what is a friend? More than a father, more than a brother: a traveling companion, with him, you can conquer the impossible, even if you must lose it later. Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.” ― Elie Wiesel, The Gates of the Forest


46. "Friendship,” said Christopher Robin,"is a very comforting thing to have.” — A. A. Milne


47. "A strong friendship doesn’t need daily conversation or being together. As long as the relationship lives in the heart, true friends never part.”—Anonymous


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49. Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends. - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


50. "She is a friend of my mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order.” ― Toni Morrison


51. 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


52. Life is nothing without friendship. -Cicero


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


54. "Friendship unveils potentials and abilities.” ― John Arthur


55. "Some people arrive and make such a beautiful impact on your life, you can barely remember what life was like without them.” — Anna Taylor


56. One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. -Lucius Annaeus Seneca


57. "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


58. "True friends stab you in the front.” — Oscar Wilde


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


60. “The truth is, no matter how lonely you might feel, you’re never going through anything alone....You can choose your family.”


61. “True friendship resists time, distance, and silence.”


62. "Friendship is one mind in two bodies.” – Mencius


63. "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


64. "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


65. "There is nothing like puking with somebody to make you into old friends.”―Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar


66. There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.


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68. “Friendships between women, as any woman will tell you, are built of a thousand small kindnesses... swapped back and forth and over again,"


69. “the truth is, no matter how lonely you might feel, you’re never going through anything aloneyou can choose your family” —jennifer lopez


70. “Friendship takes work. Finding friends, nurturing friendships, scheduling face time, it all take a tremendous amount of work. But it’s worth it. If you put in the effort, you’ll see the rewards of positive friends who will make your life extraordinary.”


71. "When a woman becomes her own best friend, life is easier.”—Diane von Furstenburg


72. “It's not that diamonds are a girl's best friend, but it's your best friends who are your diamonds.”


73. "Friendships have different phases and change over time. All we can really control is ourselves. Be the type of friend you want to have!”― Jessica Speer


74. "True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks.” – St. Jerome


75. Share your smile with the world. It's a symbol of friendship and peace.


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


77. You find out who your real friends are when you're involved in a scandal.


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


79. "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.” – Unknown


80. A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself. -Jim Morrison


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82. They say friends are the family you choose, the wine to life, the yin to yang, but what does friendship mean to you?


83. “When all the dust is settled and all the crowds are gone, the things that matter are faith, family, and friends.”


84. "The better part of one’s life consists of his friendships.”― Abraham Lincoln


85. "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.” – Winnie the Pooh


86. "A friend is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.” – Frank Crane


87. It may embody all of the things mentioned above, or it might make you think of the ones closest to your heart. Whatever the case may be, it’s always nice to be reminded of the VIPs in your own life. By the same token, it’s nice to remind your besties just how important they are to you too.


88. 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.


89. "It’s the friends you can call up at 4am that matter.” – Marlene Dietrich


90. "The world is not a pleasant place to be without someone to hold and be held by.”― Nikki Giovanni


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


93. "Of all possessions a friend is the most precious.” – Herodotus


94. The only way to have a friend is to be one.


95. "Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends.” — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


96. Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.


97. Friends are medicine for a wounded heart, and vitamins for a hopeful soul. -Steve Maraboli


98. "Ooh you’re the best friend that I ever had


99. "A good friend can tell you what the matter with you is in a minute. He may not seem such a good friend after telling.” – Arthur Brisbane


100. "Friendship’s the wine of life.” — Edward Young, Night Thoughts


101. You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.


102. "True friends are like diamonds — bright, beautiful, valuable, and always in style.” ― Nicole Richie


103. "It is the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.”– Marlene Dietrich


104. "In a friend you find a second self.” – Isabelle Norton


105. "Throughout life you will meet one person who is like no other. You could talk to this person for hours and never get bored, you could tell this person things and they will never judge you. This person is your soulmate, your best friend. Don’t ever let them go.” – Unknown


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


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


108. Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family: Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.


109. Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.


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


111. “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.”


112. "A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success.” — Doug Larson


113. True friends are never apart, maybe in distance but never in heart.


114. I don't know what I would have done so many times in my life if I hadn't had my girlfriends.


115. "Anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.” — Misty Copeland


116. "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


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118. "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


119. "A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” — Walter Winchell


120. "The friend who holds your hand and says the wrong thing is made of dearer stuff than the one who stays away."— Barbara Kingsolver


121. Close friends are truly life’s treasures. Sometimes they know us better than we know ourselves.


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


124. "A loyal friend laughs at your jokes when they’re not so good, and sympathizes with your problems when they’re not so bad.” – Arnold H. Glasgow


125. 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.


126. "The love that comes from friendship is the underlying facet of a happy life.” — Chelsea Handler


127. A good friend knows all your stories. A best friend helped you create them. -Unknown


128. In fact, genuine friendship is so revered that there are tons of shows and movies highlighting the unique bond two pals can share. So when you do find a great friend who can keep your deepest secrets and support you in all that you do, it is important to let them know just how much they mean to you.


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


130. “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.”


131. "There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven’t yet met.” — William Butler Yeats


132. Women's friendships are like a renewable source of power.


133. Good friends are like stars, you don’t always see them, but you know they’re always there. -Unknown


134. "A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be.” – Douglas Pagels


135. "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


136. True friends are like diamonds—bright, beautiful, valuable, and always in style. -Nicole Richie


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


138. “There’s not a word yet for old friends who’ve just met.”


139. "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


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


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


142. Because of you, I laugh a little harder, cry a little less, and smile a lot more. -Unknown


143. Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected.


144. Some people arrive and make such a beautiful impact on your life, you can barely remember what life was like without them.


145. I knew when I met you an adventure was going to happen -Winnie The Pooh


146. 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.


147. "True friends are always together in spirit.” ― Lucy Maud Montgomery


148. "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


149. It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.


150. “A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.”


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152. "In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, for in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.” – Khalil Gibran


153. “Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.”


154. "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


155. "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


156. "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


157. "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


158. "Life is nothing without friendship.” ― Marcus Tullius Cicero


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160. Why are we drawn to certain people and not others?


161. "I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let’s face it, friends make life a lot more fun.” – Charles R. Swindoll


162. "The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity.” — Ulysses S. Grant


163. "The great thing about new friends is that they bring new energy to your soul.” — Shanna Rodriguez


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165. "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


166. "Friendship is a wildly underrated medication.” – Anna Deavere Smith


167. "Friendship is delicate as a glass, once broken it can be fixed but there will always be cracks.” — Waqar Ahmed


168. A good friend knows all your best stories, but a best friend has lived them with you.


169. "Most of us don’t need a psychiatric therapist as much as a friend to be silly with.”— Robert Brault


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


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173. "Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.” – Euripides


174. A true friend accepts who you are, but also helps you become who you should be.


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176. 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.


177. "I get by with a little help from my friends.”—The Beatles


178. "Some souls just understand each other upon meeting.” – N. R. Hart


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180. "Friends share our pain and touch our wounds with a gentle and tender hand.” — Henri Nouwen


181. "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


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183. If we treated ourselves as well as we treated our best friend, can you imagine?


184. "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


185. "A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.”– Donna Roberts


186. Friendship is another word for love. -Unknown


187. "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.” – William James


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


189. I get by with a little help from my friends. -The Beatles


190. "Oooh I get by with a little help from my friends.” ― Joe Cocker


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


193. "There’s not a word yet, for old friends who’ve just met.”―Jim Henson,"I’m goingto Go Back There Someday”


194. 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


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196. "I found out what the secret to life is—friends. Best friends."— Fried Green Tomatoes


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


198. Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.


199. The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it. -Hubert H. Humphrey


200. Best friends are one of life's truly great joys. Deep friendships like these offer solace during hard times and laugh-til-your-face-hurts happiness other times. Even if you've spent the past year or months apart, your friendship picks up right where it left off. Best friends might be the first to make a post on social media that makes you smile, text you funny puns on Halloween to make you laugh, and gift you the perfect gift they know you've been eyeing. Whether you met as roommates in college or in a troupe of Girl Scouts as kids, you're just so glad to have found someone who you can be totally, completely yourself around and know they'll embrace you 100 percent.


201. "There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first; when you learn to live for others, they will live for you."— Paramahansa Yogananda


202. “It’s not what we have in life, but who we have in our life that matters.”


203. “I don't know what I would have done so many times in my life if I hadn't had my girlfriends.”


204. "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.”―Jim Morrison


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


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207. I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let's face it, friends make life a lot more fun.


208. "Every friendship travels at sometime through the black valley of despair. This tests every aspect of your affection. You lose the attraction and the magic. Your sense of each other darkens and your presence is sore. If you can come through this time, it can purify with your love, and falsity and need will fall away. It will bring you onto new ground where affection can grow again."— John O'Donohue


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


212. "We should meet in another life, we should meet in air, me and you.”


213. "A faithful friend is a strong defense;


214. "The tender friendships one gives up, on parting, leave their bite on the heart, but also a curious feeling of a treasure somewhere buried.”– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


215. Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you; spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.


216. "I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was 12.”—Stand by Me


217. "No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.”– Alice Walker


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220. "Without forgiveness, there is no friendship.”― Lailah Gifty Akita


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


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


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


226. “In the cookies of life, friends are the chocolate chips.”


227. "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


228. No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow. - Alice Walker


229. "The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when someone asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer.”— Henry David Thoreau


230. Sometimes, being with your best friend, is all the therapy you need. -Unknown


231. “I learned that you can never ever have enough quality time with Mom.”


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


233. "What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.”– Confucius


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236. "Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself.” ― Confucius


237. “True friends are never apart, maybe in distance but never in heart.” — Helen Keller


238. Family is not an important thing. It's everything.


239. A true friend is someone who sees the pain in your eyes while everyone else believes the smile on your face. -Unknown


240. "Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.” – Washington Irving


241. "If you run away when you see your friend, you’re not running away from him but from yourself.”― Bangambiki Habyarimana


242. "One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.” — Euripides


243. Awards become corroded. Friends gather no dust.


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245. "Where there are friends, there is wealth.” – Titus Maccius Plautus


246. "Friends… they cherish one another’s hopes. They are kind to one another’s dreams.”― Henry David Thoreau


247. "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


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


249. "Friends should be like books, few, but hand-selected.”―C.J. Langenhoven


250. There are friends, there is family and then there are friends that become family.


251. "We need old friends to help us grow old and new friends to help us stay young.” – Letty Cottin Pogrebin


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253. Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.


254. "Heck, what’s a little extortion among friends?” — Bill Watterson


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257. "Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.” – Aristotle


258. "Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.” ― Benjamin Franklin


259. "Without friends, no one would want to live, even if he had all other goods.”― Aristotle


260. "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


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262. Accountability in friendship is the equivalent of love without strategy.


263. We were together. I forget the rest. -Walt Whitman


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


265. "All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.” – Ella Wheeler Wilcox


266. There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends.


267. Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: 'What! You too? I thought I was the only one.'


268. We could all use a reminder every once in a while of how important friendship is. Whether you’re trying to cheer someone up or add a sweet sentiment to a gift, the words below will help you craft your message.


269. "The strength of a friendship lies in how well you protect that weak spot and how well you patch it up when something does rip through it.” ― Tamsin Keily


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271. "Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.”―Aristotle


272. "I still have friends from primary school. And my two best girlfriends are from secondary school. I don’t have to explain anything to them. I don’t have to apologize for anything. They know. There’s no judgment in any way.” — Emma Watson


273. "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


274. Friends are important to us in a lot of ways.


275. "Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.” – Khalil Gibson


276. The only way to have a friend is to be one. -Ralph Waldo Emerson


277. One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives. - Euripides


278. "Friends are relatives you make for yourself.” — Eustache Deschamps


279. "The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.” – Hubert H. Humphrey


280. “Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.” — Tennessee Williams


281. "Friends are honest with each other. Even if the truth hurts.”― Sarah Dessen


282. True friends can be hard to come by, but they are so important. They’re the people who stand by your side through thick and thin, serve as your go-to travel buddy and often offer you words of encouragement to keep you positive no matter what life throws your way.


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


284. "People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.”— Joseph F. Newton Men


285. "Friendship, of itself a holy tie, is made more sacred by adversity.” ― Charles Caleb Colton


286. “Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, 'You too? I thought I was the only one.’”


287. Good friends are like stars. You don't always see them, but you know they're always there.


288. "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


289. Clever Charades Ideas That Are Great for Everyone


290. “The best gift anyone can give, I believe, is the gift of sharing themselves.”


291. "Friendship is all about trusting each other, helping each other, loving each other and being crazy together.” ― O. Henry


292. "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


293. Anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.


294. No, he must have known you would always want to come back.”


― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows


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Anaïs Nin


“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


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Shel Silverstein


“How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many slices in a bread? Depends how thin you cut it. How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live 'em. How much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give 'em.”


― Shel Silverstein


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A.A. Milne


“It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like What about lunch?”


295. Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. -Khalil Gibson


296. Friendship isn’t a big thing—it’s a million little things. -Paulo Coelho


297. "The only good thing about times of adversity is that you realize who your real friends and fans are – and the rest go away – which in my mind is an OK thing.” – Pete Wentz


298. "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


299. It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter. -Marlene Dietrich


300. The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.


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


303. “Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world.”


304. “Don’t walk in front of me… I may not follow


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


306. A friend can tell you things you don’t want to tell yourself.


307. "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, Women Make the Best Friends: A Celebration


308. A good friend will also increase your happiness and help you deal with the stress that comes from the ups and downs of life.


309. Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant. - Socrates


310. "Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you; spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.” — Amy Poehler


311. There’s nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate. -Unknown


312. "Friendship is the wine of life.” – Edward Young


313. "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


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


315. “True friends are always together in spirit.”


316. A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.


317. Dad Jokes To Keep the Whole Family Laughing


318. "Real friendship is when your friend comes over to your house and then you both just take a nap.” — Anonymous


319. Behati Prinsloo Bares Baby Bump in Iconic Horror Movie Mask


320. "It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends.”—Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone


321. “a friend may be waiting behind a stranger’s face” —maya angelou, letter to my daughter


322. And he that hath found him hath found a treasure.” ― Louisa May Alcott


323. "Lose one friend, lose all friends, lose yourself."Why?"Because nothing else seemed important."― Boy Meets World


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


325. "Cherish the friend who tells you a harsh truth, wanting ten times more to tell you a loving lie.” ― Robert Breault


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327. "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


328. "To be alone means that you avoid bad company. But to have a true friend is better than being alone.” ― Umar


329. "Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected.” – Charles Lamb


330. I will not let you go into the unknown alone. -Bram Stoker


331. "When the world is so complicated, the simple gift of friendship is within all of our hands.” — Maria Shriver


332. Our newsletter can save you time, money, and stress.


333. The Best Last-Minute Christmas Gifts to Buy


334. "Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust


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


336. "You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.” – A.A. Milne


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


338. 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.


339. "Never let your best friends get lonely…keep disturbing them.” – Candlelight Publications


340. There's nothing that makes you more insane than family. Or more happy. Or more exasperated. Or more…secure.


341. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


342. "That’s how it goes, kids. The friends, neighbors, drinking buddies, and partners in crime you love so much when you’re young, as the years go by, you just lose touch. You will be shocked when you discover how easy it is in life to part ways with people forever. That’s why, when you find someone you want to keep around, you do something about it.” – Ted Mosby, How I Met Your Mother


343. "Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?” – Abraham Lincoln


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346. What draws people to be friends is that they see the same truth. They share it. -C.S. Lewis


347. "A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.” – Leo Buscaglia


348. "One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.” – Euripides


349. ".. a friend is someone who inspires, who challenges, who sends you in search of some truer sense of yourself..”― Steve Lopez


350. The great thing about new friends is that they bring new energy to your soul. -Shanna Rodriguez


351. "We’ll be friend ’til we’re old and senile. … Then we’ll be new friends!”—Anonymous


352. "A friend can tell you things you don’t want to tell yourself.”― Frances Ward Weller


353. “One friend with whom you have a lot in common is better than three with whom you struggle to find things to talk about.”


354. Sometimes you meet a person and you just click—you’re comfortable with them, like you’ve known them your whole life, and you don’t have to pretend to be anyone or anything. -Unknown


355. "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


356. "Friendship is the fruit of fellowship.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita


357. Ni'Kesia Pannell is an entrepreneur, multi-hyphenate freelance writer, and self-proclaimed Slurpee connoisseur that covers news and culture for The Kitchn.


358. "Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience, this is the ideal life.” – Mark Twain


359. "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


360. "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


361. "‘We’ll be friends forever, won’t we, Pooh?’ asked Piglet. ‘Even longer,’ Pooh answered.” — A.A. Milne,"Winnie The Pooh”


362. "True friends visit us in prosperity only when invited, but in adversity they come without invitation.” ― Theophrastus


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


364. Some people arrive and make such a beautiful impact on your life, you can barely remember what life was like without them. -Anna Taylor


365. "Love is friendship set on fire.” – Jeremy Taylor


366. "Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.” — G. Randolf


367. "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.”— Anthony Robbins


368. Having a best friend is one of the most beautiful gifts in life. Whether you bond over your sense of humor, work-life, family things, or everything in between, sometimes it's hard to put into words what your BFF means to you.


369. "A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked."— Bernard Meltzer


370. Hailey Bieber Emulates Princess Diana’s Laid-Back Style in New Photos


371. “When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean 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. 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.”


372. “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.”


373. “If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.”


374. Good Housekeeping participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means we may get paid commissions on editorially chosen products purchased through our links to retailer sites.


375. “Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.” — G. Randolf


376. "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


377. "Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.” — Tennessee Williams


378. What Is Shrinkflation? Why Your Groceries Don’t Last as Long as They Used To


379. "There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.” ― John Holmes


380. Get updates on the latest posts and more from Everyday Power straight to your inbox.


381. True friends are always together in spirit.


382. "My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.” – Henry Ford


383. "Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every foe.” ― Alexander Pope


384. "An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.”—Buddha


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


386. They increase our sense of belonging and purpose and help boost our self-confidence as well.


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


388. Privacy Notice/Notice at Collection Your California Privacy Rights Interest-Based Ads Terms of Use Site Map


389. When you can’t look on the brightside, I will sit with you in the dark. -Unknown


390. "True friends fiercely debate issues and still walk away as friends.” ― Frank Sonnenberg


391. "Friendship is the medicine for all misfortune; but ingratitude dries up the fountain of all goodness.” — Cardinal Richelieu


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


393. “A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.”


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


395. "Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.” – Woodrow T. Wilson


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


397. “A family is a risky venture, because the greater the love, the greater the loss… That’s the trade-off. But I’ll take it all.”


398. "Remember George, no man is a failure who has friends."— It's a Wonderful Life


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


400. "There are friends, there is family, and then there are friends that become family.” — Unknown


401. “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.”


402. A true friend is one who thinks you are a good egg even if you are half-cracked.


403. "I don’t know what I would have done so many times in my life if I hadn’t had my girlfriends.” – Reese Witherspoon


404. Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you; spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life. -Amy Poehler


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


406. understand the difference between real and fake friends


407. "I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.” — Helen Keller


408. “Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.”


409. Madison Alcedo was the Assistant Editor at WomansDay.com and Redbookmag.com.


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411. "Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you; spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.” – Amy Poehler


412. Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. - Marcel Proust


413. A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.


414. "Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other’s little failings.”― Jean de La Bruyère


415. "A man cannot be said to succeed in this life who does not satisfy one friend.” ― Henry David Thoreau


416. A true friend accepts who you are, but also helps you become who you should be. -Unknown


417. Of all possessions a friend is the most precious.


418. Text, Green, Font, Blue, Turquoise, Teal, Aqua, Line, Organism, Parallel,


419. 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


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


421. 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.


422. "When you love someone as a friend, that’s the highest love there is.” ― Marty Rubin


423. “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.”


424. “she is a friend of my mind she gather me, man the pieces i am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order” —toni morrison, beloved


425. "To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.” – Dr. Seuss


426. Keep the ones that heard you when you never said a word. -Unknown


427. "Anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you."— Misty Copeland


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


429. "Friendship is accepting a person with all their qualities — good and bad.” — Mohanlal


430. “Stay close to people who feel like sunlight.”


431. "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


432. “Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.”


433. "The only true test of friendship is the time your friend spends on you.”― John Marsden


434. "There’s one sad truth in life I’ve found


435. One’s friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.


436. “A good friend is like a four-leaf clover: hard to find and lucky to have.”


437. True friends are like diamonds—bright, beautiful, valuable, and always in style.


438. Specifically, what is the difference between the people who will be our friends for life and those who will pass through our lives for a reason or a season?


439. “Connections within a family are powerful forces of nature.”


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


441. "I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.”— Thomas A. Edison


442. "Friendship is like a glass ornament, once it is broken it can rarely be put back together exactly the same way.” – Charles Kingsley


443. "Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero


444. “When someone who loves and cares about me compliments me, I feel more glamorous than when the flashbulbs are going off on the red carpet.”


445. "If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.” — Harriet Beecher Stowe


446. "True friendship is never serene.”—Marquise de Sevigne


447. “True friends are like diamonds — bright, beautiful, valuable and always in style.”


448. "If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone.”– Maxwell Maltz


449. "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


450. Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend. -Bill Watterson


451. I consent to receiving emails and personalized ads.


452. I may not always be there with you, but I will always be there for you.


453. Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world.


454. "It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.”– Friedrich Nietzsche


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


456. "Someone to tell it to is one of the fundamental needs of human beings.”— Miles Franklin


457. BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 10: Behati Prinsloo arrives at the The Daily Front Row's 6th Annual Fashion Los Angeles Awards at Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel on April 10, 2022 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Robert Smith/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)


458. "Friendship is the deepest part of love.”― Thomas Aquinas


459. Easy, Cheap, 30-Minute (or Faster!) Dinner Recipes


460. "What draws people to be friends is that they see the same truth. They share it.” – C.S. Lewis


461. "It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.” ― J. K. Rowling


462. "Be a friend to thyself, and others will be so too.” ― Thomas Fuller


463. "Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together."— Woodrow Wilson


464. How beautiful it is to find someone who asks for nothing but your company. -Brigitte Nicole


465. "If you live to be 100, I hope I live to be 100 minus 1 day, so I never have to live without you.” – Winnie the Pooh


466. "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


467. "A friend is someone who makes it easy to believe in yourself.” – Heidi Wills


468. “Anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.”


469. "You have been my friend,” replied Charlotte."That in itself is a tremendous thing.”—E.B. White Charlotte’s Web


470. "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


471. Text, Green, Font, Blue, Line, Organism, Number, Parallel, Illustration,


472. Terri Huggins Hart is an award-winning journalist, lifestyle writer, parenting writer, and race and culture writer who is convinced she's figured out the trick to living life with no regrets: do what you love, give love, lead with love.


473. "The sincere friends of this world are as ship lights in the stormiest of nights.” ― Giotto di Bondone


474. Elizabeth Berry (she/her) is the digital editorial assistant for Woman’s Day, where she covers seasonal recipes, holiday gift ideas, and other lifestyle topics for the website.


475. "Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom."— Marcel Proust


476. A friend is someone who makes it easy to believe in yourself. -Heidi Wills


477. "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


478. A friend is what the heart needs all the time. -Henry van Dyke


479. I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light. -Helen Keller


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


481. Country Living participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means we may get paid commissions on editorially chosen products purchased through our links to retailer sites.


482. When Is the First Day of Winter, and What Exactly Is the Winter Solstice?


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


484. "The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.” — Mark Twain


485. Friends and good manners will carry you where money won't go.


486. "Things are never quite as scary when you have a best friend.”


487. "May the hinges of friendship never rust, nor the wings of love lose a feather.” ― Edward Ramsay


488. "Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.”


489. “He must have known I'd want to leave you."


490. Over 68 Gift Ideas for Men Who Have Everything


491. The Search for the Best Stocking Stuffers Is Over


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493. "Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.” – Epicurus


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


495. “There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends.”


496. "Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.” – Jean de La Fontaine


497. “We never lose friends. We only learn who the true ones are.”


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


499. "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."– Unknown


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


501. "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.” – Thomas Jefferson


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


503. "People will walk in and walk out of your life, but the one whose footstep made a long lasting impression is the one you should never allow to walk out.”― Michael Bassey Johnson


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


505. A.J. Cook Reached Out to Matthew Gray Gubler on IG


506. "When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable.” – Jess C. Scott


507. "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


508. “Align yourself with the right people, forge the right relationships and you’ll set yourself up for the long run.”


509. "We were together. I forget the rest.” – Walt Whitman


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


511. “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


512. "Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.” – William Arthur Ward


513. "Real friendship, like real poetry, is extremely rare — and precious as a pearl.” – Tahar Ben Jelloun


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


515. "One honest friend is worth more than a million sycophants.” ― Kevin Ansbro


516. It's not that diamonds are a girl's best friend, but it's your best friends who are your diamonds.


517. "False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.” – Richard Burton


518. "Friends joke with one another. ‘Hey, you’re poor. Hey, your momma’s dead.’ That’s what friends do.” – Michael Scott, The Office


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


520. "Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.” — Jane Austen


521. Share these short and sweet messages with your bestie.


522. "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


523. "Friends are the siblings God never gave us.” – Mencius


524. "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


525. "A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


526. "If you care about somebody, you should want them to be happy. Even if you wind up being left out.” ― Stephen Chbosky


527. 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?


528. Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend.


529. "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


530. “It’s not that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but it’s your best friends who are your diamonds.”


531. Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That's why it's a comfort to go hand in hand.


532. "One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, and compassion.”― Simone de Beauvoir


533. A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.


534. A friend is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.


535. "Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend."― Sarah Dessen


536. "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.” – Clifton Fadiman


537. “If I had a flower for every time I thought of you...I could walk through my garden forever.”


538. "There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity.”― Samuel Johnson


539. "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


540. "If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.” – Joan Powers


541. Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.


542. "The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched—they must be felt with the heart.” — Helen Keller


543. "Make new friends, but keep the old; Those are silver, these are gold.” — Joseph Parry


544. Let them be special and let them be worthwhile.


545. Life was meant for good friends and great adventures.


546. "[The greatest gift in life] is the gift of friendship, and I have received it; the greatest healing therapy is friendship.” — Hubert Humphrey


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548. As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend. - King Solomon


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550. Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts.


551. “The only way to have a friend is to be one.”


552. "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


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554. A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.


555. "Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.”– Oscar Wilde


556. "The essence of true friendship is to make allowance for another’s little lapses.” – David Storey


557. In the cookie of life friends are the chocolate chips. -Unknown


558. 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.


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


560. "Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend.” — Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes


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


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563. Siblings: children of the same parents, each of whom is perfectly normal until they get together.


564. "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


565. "In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”– Martin Luther King, Jr.


566. "If ever there is a 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 are apart, I’ll always be with you.” – A.A. Milne


567. "While the number of friends may feed your ego, it will never satisfy your heart.”― Frank Sonnenberg


568. "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


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


570. A friend is the one who comes in when the whole world has gone out.


571. "Could you have a real friendship if some part of you was always expecting betrayal?” ― Hanya Yanagihara


572. “Nobody likes being alone that much. I don't go out of my way to make friends, that's all. It just leads to disappointment. ”


573. "Difficult times help us understand who is your good friend and who is just a friend.” ― Sukant Ratnakar


574. "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


575. "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


576. "Some people go to priests. Others to poetry. I to my friends.”—Virginia Woolf


577. "You know what sucks about getting older? Your friends have known you for way too long. They’ve got too much on you. I want friends who still lie to me because they don’t want to hurt my feelings. I sadly kind of mean that.” – Nick Miller, New Girl


578. "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.”– Mark Twain


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


581. “It seems they had always been, and always would be, friends. Time could change, but not that.”


582. find the words to tell your friends how much they mean to you


583. "A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill requires only our silence; which costs us nothing.” — John Tillotson


584. What I love most about my home is who I share it with.


585. "I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.” — Oscar Wilde


586. "Dear George: Remember no man is a failure who has friends.”—It’s a Wonderful Life


587. It's not what we have in life, but who we have in our life that matters.


588. "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."– Unknown


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


590. Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.


591. "How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many slices in a bread? Depends how thin you cut it. How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live ’em. How much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give ’em.”– Shel Silverstein


592. "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.


593. "If I had a flower for every time I thought of you…I could walk through my garden forever.” – Alfred Tennyson


594. "Friends are medicine for a wounded heart and vitamins for a hopeful soul.” – Steve Maraboli


595. "Friendship is like money, easier made than kept."– Samuel Butler


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


597. I knew when I met you an adventure was going to happen.


598. "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


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


600. In the cookie of life, friends are the chocolate chips.


601. "Friendship is the purest love. It is the highest form of love where nothing is asked for, no condition, where one simply enjoys giving.” – Osho


602. "I will not let you go into the unknown alone.” – Bram Stoker


603. "If you are ever lucky enough to find a weirdo, never let them go.” — Matthew Gray Gubler


604. "True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.” ― Henry David Thoreau


605. "There are no rules for friendship. It must be left to itself. We cannot force it any more than love.” – William Hazlitt


606. Having somewhere to go is home. Having someone to love is family. Having both is a blessing.


607. Friends are like walls. Sometimes you lean on them, and sometimes it's good just knowing they are there.


608. "There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.” – Thomas Aquinas


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


610. "The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.” – Henry David Thoreau


611. "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


612. We’ve been friends for so long I can’t remember which one of us is the bad influence. -Unknown


613. "The greatest sweetener of human life is friendship.” ― Joseph Addison


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615. "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


616. "Friendship like ours doesn’t solve life challenges but because of our friendship, I know the challenges are not mine alone.” — C. Sampson


617. "True friends are those rare people who come to find you in dark places and lead you back to the light.” — Anonymous


618. "Getting to know new people and gaining new friends is one of life’s greatest pleasures. So conquer your fears and get out there.” — Tony Clark


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


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621. "Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.” – Sarah Desse


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


624. Nothing, said Piglet, taking Pooh's paw. "I just wanted to be sure of you.”


625. There's nothing like a really loyal, dependable, good friend. Nothing.


626. "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.” – Leo Buscaglia


627. Friendship is the wine of life. -Edward Young


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


629. “When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable.”


630. "They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” — Carl W. Buechner


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632. You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you, but at the same time you carry them with you in your heart, your mind, your stomach, because you do not just live in a world but a world lives in you.


633. "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


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


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636. “A friend may be waiting behind a stranger’s face.”


637. "Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend – or a meaningful day.” — Dalai Lama


638. "Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.”


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


640. A family is a bunch of people who keep confusing you with someone you were as a kid.


641. "When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.” – Donald Miller


642. True friendship is when two friends can walk in opposite directions, yet remain side by side. -Josh Grayson


643. You’re my sunshine and I want you to know


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


645. "A true friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else.” – Len Wein


646. "A friend is one of the best things you can be and the greatest things you can have.” – Sarah Valdez


647. "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


648. “Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.”


649. "The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.”– Elisabeth Foley


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


651. "Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.” — Benjamin Franklin


652. "True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable."— David Tyson


653. "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


654. "Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with the part of another; people are friends in spots.” — George Santayana


655. Friendship isn’t a big thing—it’s a million little things.


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657. True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks.


658. "A friend to all is a friend to none.” ― Aristotle


659. "In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends.” – John Churton Collins


660. "It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends."— Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone


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


662. "Fate chooses your relations, you choose your friends.” – Jacques Delille


663. "A friend is what the heart needs all the time.” – Henry van Dyke


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


665. Friendships between women, as any woman will tell you, are built of a thousand small kindnesses... swapped back and forth and over again.


666. A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.


667. If you have one true friend you have more than your share.


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


669. "A friend who understands your tears is much more valuable than a lot of friends who only know your smile.”—Anonymous


670. "In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.” — Khalil Gibran


671. A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down. -Arnold H. Glasgow


672. "The kindest way of helping yourself is to find a friend.” — Ann Kaiser Stearns


673. “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.”


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


675. They celebrate with you, they cry with you, they hold you when you need to be held. They laugh with you. They're mean with you! They're always there, and it's just a priceless thing to have.


676. "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


677. “If we treated ourselves as well as we treated our best friend, can you imagine?”


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


679. “There’s nothing like a really loyal, dependable, good friend. Nothing.”


680. “When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching – they are your family.”


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


683. If ever there is a 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 are apart, I’ll always be with you. -A.A. Milne


684. You can always tell when two people are best friends because they’re always having way more fun than it makes sense for them to be having. -Unknown


685. Friends are the siblings God never gave us.


686. A quarrel between friends, when made up, adds a new tie to friendship.


687. “Home is where you are loved the most and act the worst.”


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


689. A friend is one who overlooks your broken fence and admires the flowers in your garden.


690. "True friends are like diamonds — bright, beautiful, valuable, and always in style.” – Nicole Richie


691. The love that comes from friendship is the underlying facet of a happy life.


692. It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.


693. "A friend is one who overlooks your broken fence and admires the flowers in your garden.” — Anonymous


694. "If you want peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.” — Desmond Tutu


695. "If you go looking for a friend, you’re going to find they’re very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you’ll find them everywhere.”– Zig Ziglar


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


697. "Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.” – Khalil Gibran


698. "It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.”– Epicurus


699. Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything. - Muhammad Ali


700. "Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer."— Ed Cunningham

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