55 Friendship Quotes

Let these friendship quotes remind you of how special your friends are. Friendships develop over tme, affection and closeness to these special people in our lives helps us to realize the importance of these people in our life.

  1. Friendship may not happen automatically, but what we crave about them sure seems to! We all want to belong - that need to be connected to others is an inherent feeling that comes with being born. Shasta Nelson, Friendships Don't Just Happen!
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  2. When friendships are real, they are not glass threads or frost work, but the solidest things we can know. Ralph Waldo Emerson
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  3. When sibling relationships are at their best, the connection goes beyond being merely a sibling relationship; it also can be a friendship, a perhaps higher and more satisfying order of connection. Geoffrey Greif, Adult Sibling Relationships

  4. Walk away from friendships that make you feel small and insecure, and seek out people who inspire you and support you. Michelle Obama
    Negative People

  5. Courage makes heroes, but trust builds friendship. Bounty Hunters - Star War Quotes

  6. Friendship takes time and energy if itís going to work. Friendship can be so comfortable, but nurture it - don't take it for granted. Betty White
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  7. If I had to give a piece of advice to a young man about a place to live, I think I would say, 'Sacrifice almost everything to live where you can be near your friends.' C. S. Lewis
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  8. I learned that a real friendship is not about what you can get, but what you can give. Real friendship is about making sacrifices and investing in people to help them improve their lives. Eric Thomas

  9. One of the very pleasant things about friendship is the do you remember moments. Faith Baldwin
  10. "One of the very pleasant things about friendship is the 'do you remember moments'." Faith Baldwin
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  11. The "as if" principle works. Act "as if" you were not afraid and you will become courageous, "as if" you could and you'll find you can. Act "as if" you like a person and you'll find a friendship. Norman Vincent Peale

  12. "As friends we have seen the years go and many changes. But you keep changing for the better. Thanks for your friendship over the years, and may the coming years strengthen our relationship." Catherine Pulsifer
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  13. "Some friends play at friendship but a true friend sticks closer than one's nearest kin." Proverbs 18:24 (NRSV)

  14. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love. Rock Bankole, How to Be Happy

  15. Friendship is not threatened by honest criticism. It is strengthened. Charles Swindoll
  16. "Friendship is not threatened by honest criticism. It is strengthened." Charles Swindoll

  17. "Friendship - that mutual affection and companionship between people - is arguably one of the most important aspects of life." Ann Williams, 101 Friendship Quotes
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  18. Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love, and be loved, is the greatest happiness of existence. Sydney Smith
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  19. "True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable." David Tyson Gentry

  20. "Don't allow the grass to grow on the path of friendship." Native American Proverb

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

  22. One smile begins a friendship. Author Unknown
  23. "One smile begins a friendship." Author Unknown, Just One

  24. "Friendship flourishes at the fountain of forgiveness." William Arthur Ward

  25. "Wherever life takes us, at times we find ourselves without a support system and needing to make friends all over again. Some of us are in recovery and realize we really need to form new, healthier friendships." Tami Green, Finding Friends

  26. "Believing the best about others, and offering time, support, and friendship shows the capacity for trust." Steve Brunkhorst

  27. There are times in our life when we realize how blessed we are from the friendships we have formed over the years, graduations and retirements often remind us of this. Kate Summers

  28. Build friendships and network with people who will support you and not sabotage you. Have the willpower and mentality that you will make a commitment to see it through. Jordan Koma, Bad Habits

  29. "Invest in your friendship. Find activities you both enjoy and spend time together. Do the kinds of things that friends do: talk, laugh, work, and play. Share your heart with him - talk about your hopes and dreams - and ask about his too." Lisa Jacobson, 100 Ways to Love Your Husband

  30. Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportuntiy. Kahlil Gibran
  31. Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportuntiy. Kahlil Gibran

  32. There are many gifts that we give through the course of a year, and some of these are for special people in our lives as well as for many friends and family. Sometimes, these gifts are really no more than an acknowledgement of friendship, or those given to commemorate a special day like a wedding anniversary or a birthday. Byron Pulsifer

  33. "As I read the many different thoughts on friendship and different interpretations of what a friend is I realized my friend was someone who stays with me no matter what the situation, they can be count on not just in the good times but more especially in the bad times." Catherine Pulsifer, What Is A Friend

  34. "The characteristics of a friendship include empathy, honesty, altruism, mutual understanding and compassion, enjoyment of each other's company, trust, acceptance, and the ability to be oneself, express one's feelings, and make mistakes without fear of judgment." Vincent Thnay, Friends Indeed

  35. "Whether it is a friendship, a politician, a couple, a company, or a church, there is often more work at the beginning of a new relationship to gain or attract someone's favor than there is every day thereafter." Shannon Scott, Influence
    New Beginnings

  36. Friendship like ours doesn't solve life challenges but because of our friendship I know the challenges are not mine alone. C Sampson
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  37. Sharing and experiencing another person's joy is what true friendship is all about. Amy E. Dean
  38. "Sharing and experiencing another person's joy is what true friendship is all about." Amy E. Dean

  39. Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joy, and dividing our grief.
    Joseph Addison

  40. ... friendship is a key relationship, not an "extra" that we make the time for when the other primary relationships in our life are addressed (the work relationships, the parenting, the care giving for seniors, or the romantic relationships). As busy as we all are, we need to make time for our friends, another primary relationship that can make the difference in our mental and even our physical health. Jan Yager, When Friendship Hurts
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  41. "He [God] wants us to love one another and trust Him, even in the midst of adversity. Love for others is necessary and my love for people, especially in friendships and romance, stems from my faith in God." Katrina Wade, Friends, Lovers, Other

  42. Friendship isn't a big thing, it's a million little things.
  43. "Friendship isn't a big thing, it's a million little things."

  44. "In fact I really like that about our friendship, no matter what happens we'll always keep in touch and support each other." Peter Simmons, Desperation to Inspiration in Thirty Minutes Flat!

  45. "The test of friendship is its fidelity when every charm of fortune and environment has been spent away, and the bare, undraped character alone remains; if love still holds steadfast, and the joy of companionship survives in such an hour, the fellowship becomes a beautiful prophecy of immortality." Hamilton W. Mabie

  46. "Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed. If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. But someone who falls alone is in real trouble." Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 (NLT)
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  47. "Friendship is the marriage of affections." Thomas Watson

  48. Friends change . . . friendships change. Real friends move with these changes and talk about them as they are happening. Anne Wilson Schaeft
  49. "Friends change . . . friendships change. Real friends move with these changes and talk about them as they are happening." Anne Wilson Schaeft

  50. The women who preserve their shifting friendships work hard at it. Marla Paul, The Friendship Crisis

  51. True friendship requires mutual submission, and a desire for the wellbeing of the other person, as well as the ability to effectively communicate. Chris Canuel, Restless In The Home
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  52. The currency of friendship is honesty and truth, not silence and compliance. Tim Chaddick; Craig Borlase, Better

  53. Social media technology has captured the attention of the public by misrepresenting the term "friend" and the concept known as "friendship." Martin Murphy, Friendship: The Joy of Relationships
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  54. Build and maintain healthy relationships: These relationships should be built on mutual trust and friendship. Sarah Palmer, Happiness: A Guide To Developing A Happier Life

  55. They say that the one way to help you out of your own problems and "woe is me, life sucks attitude" is to turn your thoughts and efforts to someone or a group of people who are worse off than you and offer the hand of friendship and help. Jeff Paul Smith, Be Nice and Grow Famous
    Helping Others

  56. If a man does not make new acquaintance as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man should keep his friendship in constant repair. Samuel Johnson
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  57. Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing. Elie Wiesel
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  58. Friendships are often tested by separation and silence; you are divided by physical distance or you are unable to talk. In your friendship with God, you won't always feel close to him. Rick Warren

  59. . . . our intimate friendships shield us from loneliness. Judith Viorst
  60. In addition to helping us grow and giving us pleasure and providing aid and comfort, our intimate friendships shield us from loneliness. Judith Viorst

  61. As you go through life, you'll have maybe a handful of friends who are in it for the long haul. A true testament to their character is how consistent they are throughout that friendship. Jerry Kramer

  62. But when you are looking on anyone as a friend when you do not trust him as you trust yourself, you are making a grave mistake, and have failed to grasp sufficiently the full force of true friendship. Seneca

  63. Every friendship of ours is more or less closely connected with everything else about us: every one of our friends, the more so the more intimate we are, influences the direction our life takes, just as our life's direction influences our choice of friends. Friendship is crucial to what most of us come to be in life. Alexander Nehamas, On Friendship

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