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32 Friendship Quotes

Friendship is the gentle melody that dances through the chapters of our lives, weaving laughter, support, and cherished memories. It’s a tapestry of moments, each thread representing trust, loyalty, and understanding. Like stars in the night sky, friends illuminate our darkest hours with their presence, offering solace and a hand to hold. They are the compass that guides us through life’s labyrinth, providing direction when we lose our way. In the tapestry of friendship, every strand is unique, yet they all come together to create a beautiful masterpiece of love and connection. Cherish your friends, for they are the true treasures of life.

Friendship Quotes

Friendship Quotes



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

-Walter Winchell



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

-Woodrow Wilson



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

-Jim Henson



“There are big ships and small ships. But the best ship of all is friendship.”



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

-Charles Lamb



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

-Oscar Wilde



“Friendship is the purest love.”




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




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

-Alexander Dumas



“If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone.”

-Maxwell Maltz



“Some people go to priests, others to poetry, I to my friends.”

-Virginia Woolf



“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



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




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




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

-Marcel Proust



“Friendship is a word, the very sight of which in print makes heart warm.”

-Augustine Birrell



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



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

-Leo Buscaglia



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

-Charles Darwin



“No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.”

-Alice Walker



“There are no rules for friendship. It must be left to itself. We cannot force it any more than love.”

-William Hazlitt



“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



“The rules of friendship are tacit, unconscious; they are not rational. In business, though, you have to think rationally.”

-Steven Pinker



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

-Helen Keller



“What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.”




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

-Dorothy Parker



“Women’s friendships are like a renewable source of power.”

-Jane Fonda



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

-George Santayana



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

-Elbert Hubbard



“A snowball in the face is surely the perfect beginning to a lasting friendship.”

-Markus Zusak



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

-Maria Shriver



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

-David Tyson