30 True Friendship Quotes

Quotes that describe what true friendship is or is not. Find the thoughts of others about the qualities of a real friend.

While we may have acquaintances and friends a true friend is different. No matter what is going on, no matter how inconvenient a true friend is always willing to be there for you, both in good times and in bad.

Don't ever take this friendship for granted. As true friendship is rare to find!


    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
  1. 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
    Friend



  2. The glory of friendship is not in the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is in the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him. Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Inspirational Quotes



  3. I learned that a real friendship is not about what you can get, 
but what you can give. Eric Thomas
  4. 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
    Giving



  5. Most of us have business associates, casual acquaintances, and occasional companions. Real friends, on the other hand, are not so easy to acquire. Friendship rests upon more than accidental relationships or even association in a common task. Its roots lie in the spiritual realm. Al Bryant
    Relationship



  6. True friendship is effortless.
  7. True friendship is effortless. Saying
    Inspirational Sayings



  8. It is only the great-hearted who can be true friends; the mean and the cowardly can never know what true friendship is. Charles Kinsley
    Coward



  9. The growth of true friendship may be a lifelong affair. Sarah Orne Jewett
    Growth



  10. When friendships are real, they are not glass threads or frost work, but the solidest things we can know. Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Famous Quotes



  11. Friends change . . . friendships change. Real friends move with these changes and talk about them as they are happening. Anne Wilson Schaeft
  12. Friends change . . . friendships change. Real friends move with these changes and talk about them as they are happening. Anne Wilson Schaeft
    Quotes about Change



  13. Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget. Author Unknown
    Quote of The Day



  14. To like and dislike the same things, that is indeed true friendship. Sallust
    Short Positive Quotes



  15. The reward of friendship is itself. The man who hopes for anything else does not understand what true friendship is. Saint Alfred of Rievaulx
    Hope



  16. The essence of true friendship is to make allowance for another's little lapses. David Storey
    Tolerance



  17. A true friendship is a journey without an end.
  18. A true friendship is a journey without an end. Author Unknown
    Journey



  19. There is no better friendship booster than the ability to listen. The ability to show genuine interest in others is an admirable quality of a true friend. Phil Callaway, Making Life Rich Without Any Money
    Listening



  20. However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship. La Rochefoucauld
    Love



  21. To know someone here or there with whom you can feel there is understanding in spite of distances or thoughts unexpressed that can make this life a garden. Goethe
    Life



  22. True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island. . . to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing. Baltasar Gracian
    Blessed



  23. True friendship isn't about being there when it's convenient; it's about being
 there when it's not.
  24. True friendship isn't about being there when it's convenient; it's about being there when it's not. Author Unknown
    Positive



  25. True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation. George Washington
    Adversity



  26. 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
    Trust



  27. 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
    Communication



  28. Good friendship is an intangible asset. M. K. Soni
  29. Good friendship is an intangible asset. M. K. Soni
    Good



  30. Emotional bond between two people, regardless of gender, occurs through shared experiences that involve intense, positive emotions. That is how people make good friendships. Philip Vang, Love: Relationship
    Experience



  31. True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable. David Tyson Gentry
    Short Inspirational Quotes



  32. Some friends play at friendship but a true friend sticks closer than one's nearest kin. Proverbs 18:24 (NRSV)
    Encouraging Bible Verses



  33. Friendship, in its truest sense, is next to love the most abused of words. One may call many "friend" and be still ignorant of that sentiment, cooler than passion, warmer than respect, more just and generous than either, which recognizes a kindres spirit in another, and claiming its right, keeps it sacred by the wise reserve that is to friendship what the purple bloom is the grape, a charm which once destroyed can never be restored. J. Alcott
    Respect



  34. Sharing and experiencing another person's joy is what true friendship is all about. Amy E. Dean
  35. Sharing and experiencing another person's joy is what true friendship is all about. Amy E. Dean
    Sharing



  36. Here's to good friends: one of life's greatest treasures. Ingrid Goff-Maidoff, Friendship
    Short Quotes



  37. A true friend will challenge you to become better because he appreciates the potential inside you. Philip Freeman, How to Be a Friend
    Potential


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We hope our true friendship quotes have given you some positive thoughts on what being a true friend really means. The words expressed by the people in these quotes are ones that they feel represents a true friendship!


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