Inspiring Friendship Quotes

Inspiring Friendship Quotes

They say friends are family we choose for ourselves. And that is true. We meet people and we get to choose some of them whose weirdness we can relate to. Those people we share some interests with and we can get along with, we eventually become close to them and we call them our friends. Friendship has great impact on our happiness and enjoyment. We get to enjoy things and have fun when we are with our friends. 

We can find friendship anywhere. It could be a friendship with our partners, co-workers, classmates, neighbors, family members and more. We may have known them since childhood or when we are already adults but we have a close bond with them.

It is amazing how friendship can bloom. It can bloom in so many amazing and unique ways. Good friends are there as a source of love, support, and happiness. What is true friendship? Finding a true friend is like discovering a precious gem. Actually, it is better than gem. True friends are priceless treasures you will forever be grateful. They are on your side every step of the way. A friend is a listening ear, a shoulder to cry on and someone who finds the silver lining in a worse situation you are in.  When you have problems and when you are in victory, they are at the back cheering you up and lifting you. You feel that you are never alone in this world because you have true friends you can count on, they see the good in you, and they want what’s best for you. That’s the true definition of a true friend.

That’s why it is important to tell them once in a while how you care, love and value them in your life. Your expressions through friendship quotes that relate to how you feel for them is a nice gift you can give them. To help you with that, here are some inspiring, beautiful and heart-felt friendship quotes you can use.

List of wonderful friendship quotes:

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

Walter Winchell

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

David Tyson

“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

“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

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

Marcel Proust

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

Shel Silverstein

“Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is the conversation.”

Oscar Wilde

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

Arnold H. Glasgow

“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 F. Buscaglia

“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

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


“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

“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

“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

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

Friedrich Nietzsch

“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

“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

“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

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*

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


“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

There are so many friendship quotes you can find that expresses how you feel. But you can always make your own if you want. That will make it more personal, unique and straight from the heart. You can also make these quotes inspiration for you. Truly, we value our friends so much and we want them to know that. When we give them letters with friendship quotes like the above list, we can be sure that they will love it because it is from us. 

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