Friendship Day Quotes

We all just crave for the one person who will understand and accept us just the way we are. While some people are lucky to find that person in their partner, much more are lucky to find it in a friend. We all know that the best relationships are based on friendship and what better way to celebrate the true meaning of friendship than with the best friendship day quotes made popular by people all around the world.

These friendship day wishes make for some great text messages

Famous Friendship Quotes

1. “However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.”

– Friendship Day Quotes by Albert Einstein

2. “In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends.”

– Friendship Quotes by John Churton Collins

3. “Cutting people out of your life is easy, keeping them in is hard.”

– Walter Dean Myers, Slam!

4. “You think I’m a fool?” demanded Harry. “No, I think you’re like James,” said Lupin, “who would have regarded it as the height of dishonor to mistrust his friends.”

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

5. “My old grandmother always used to say, Summer friends will melt away like summer snows, but winter friends are friends forever.”

– George R.R. Martin, A Feast for Crows

6. “Watson. Come at once if convenient. If inconvenient, come all the same.”

– Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes

7. “There is no happiness like that of being loved by your fellow creatures, and feeling that your presence is an addition to their comfort.”

– Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

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

– Friendship Day Quotes by Mindy Kaling

9. “The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.”

– Friendship Quotes by Aristotle

10. “But it does not seem that I can trust anyone,’ said Frodo. Sam looked at him unhappily. ‘It all depends on what you want,’ put in Merry. ‘You can trust us to stick with you through thick and thin–to the bitter end. And you can trust us to keep any secret of yours–closer than you keep it yourself. But you cannot trust us to let you face trouble alone, and go off without a word. We are your friends, Frodo.”

– J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

11. “Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief”

– Friendship Text Messages by Marcus Tullius Cicero

2. “A good friend knows all your best stories. A best friend has lived them with you.”

– Friendship Day Quotes

13. “Some souls just understand each other upon meeting.”

– Friendship Day Quotes by N.R. Hart

14. “Good friends are like stars. You don’t always see them but you know they are there.”

– Friends SMS

15. “Good friends are hard to find, harder to leave, and impossible to forget.”

– Friendship Text Messages

16. “True friendship is not being inseparable. It’s about being separated and nothing changes.”

– Friendship Day Quotes

17. “True friends don’t judge each other. They judge other people…together.”

– Friendship Quotes 

18. “Friendship isn’t about who you’ve known the longest. It’s about who walked into your life and said ‘I’m here for you’ and proved it.”

– Friends SMS

19. “Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.”

– Friendship Day Quotes by Helen Keller

20. “Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.”

– Friendship Day Quotes by Elie Wiesel

21. “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.”

– Friendship Day Quotes by Muhammad Ali

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22. “Remember no man is a failure who has friends.”

– Friendship Quotes by Mark Twain

23. “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.”

– Friendship Text Messages by Albert Camus

24. “There is nothing like puking with somebody to make you into old friends.”

– Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

25. “A sweet friendship refreshes the soul.”

– Proverbs 27:9

26. “Only a true friend would be that truly honest.”

– Shrek

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

– Friendship Day Quotes by Nicole Richie

28. “It takes a long time to grown an old friend.”

– Friendship Day Quotes by John Leonard

29. “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.”

– Friendship Day Quotes by Jim Morrison

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

– Friendship SMS Text Messages

31. “A friend who understands your tears is much more valuable than a lot of friends who only know your smile.”

– Friendship Day Quotes by Anonymous

32. “A friend is someone who makes it easy to believe in yourself.”

– Friendship Day Quotes by Heidi Wills

33. “A true friend is someone who will always love you – the imperfect, the confused, the wrong you – because that is what people are supposed to do.”

– Friendship Quotes by R. J. L.

34. “We’ll be friends forever, won’t we, Pooh?” Asked Piglet. “Even longer,” Pooh answered.”

– Friendship Day Quotes by Winnie The Pooh

35. “You’ve got a friend in me.”

– Friendship Day Quotes from Toy Story

36. “Friends are medicine for a wounded heart, and vitamins for a hopeful soul.”

– Friendship Quotes by Steve Maraboli

37. “In my friend, I find a second self.”

– Friendship Day Quotes by Isabel Norton

38. “The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.”

– Friendship Day Quotes by Hubert H. Humphrey

39. “Friends are the siblings God never gave us.”

– Friendship Day Quotes by Mencius

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

– Friendship Quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

– Friendship Text Messages by Friedrich Nietzsche

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

– Friendship Day Quotes by Walter Winchell

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

– Jean de La Fontaine

44. “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

45. “A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.”

– William Penn

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

– Friendship Day Quotes by C. S. Lewis

47. “I have learned that to be with those I like is enough.”

– Friendship Day Quotes by Walt Whitman

48. “I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as a cause for withdrawing from a friend.”

– Friendship Quotes by Thomas Jefferson

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

– Virginia Woolf

50. “It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.”

– Friendship Day Quotes by Confucius

51. “Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.”

– Thomas Aquinas

52. “A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.”

– Friendship Messages by Elbert Hubbard

53. “Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or to keep one.”

– Friendship Day Quotes by Robert E. Lee

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

– Friendship Quotes by Marlene Dietrich

55. “If you live to be 100, I hope I live to be 100 minus 1 day, so I never have to live without you.”

– Friendship Day Quotes by Winnie the Pooh

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

– David Tyson

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

– Friendship Day Quotes by Plutarch

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58. “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

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

– Friendship Quotes by Charles Lamb

60. “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.”

– Friendship Day Quotes by Zig Ziglar

61. “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

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

– Ed Cunningham

63. “A good friend can tell you what is the matter with you in a minute. He may not seem such a good friend after telling.”

– Arthur Brisbane

64. “To make a difference in someone’s life you don’t have to be brilliant, rich, beautiful, or perfect. You just have to care.”

– Friendship Day Quotes by Mandy Hale

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

– Bernard Meltzer

66. “As your best friend, I’ll always pick you up when you fall, after I finish laughing.”

– Friends SMS

67. “Friends buy you food. Best friends eat your food.”

– Friendship Text Messages

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

– Friendship Day Quotes by Donna Roberts

69. “A good friend is like a bra: hard to find one you’re comfortable with, always provide support, holds you tight and is always close to your heart.”

– Friendship Day Quotes

70. “To the world, you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.”

– Brandi Snyder

71. “Friendship is like peeing on yourself: everyone can see it, but only you get a warm feeling that it brings.”

– Friendship Quotes 

72. “Friends come and go, like the waves of the ocean, but the true ones stay like an octopus on your face.”

– Friendship Day Quotes

73. “Treat your friends as you do your pictures, and place them in their best light.”

– Jennie Jerome Churchill

74. “Everyone hears what you say. Friends listen to what you say. Best friends listen to what you don’t say.”

– Friendship Day Quotes

75. “Friends are like the walls of a house. Sometimes they hold you up, sometimes you lean on them. But sometimes, it’s enough to know they’re just standing by.”

– Friends SMS

76. “You don’t really know someone until you get ridiculously drunk with them.”

– Friendship Text Messages

77. “Friends are the bacon bits in the salad bowl of life.”

– Friendship Day Quotes

78. “If I send you my ugly selfies, our friendship is real.”

– Friendship Quotes

79. “Friends become our chosen family.”

– Friendship Day Quotes

80. “Friends buy you a lunch. Best Friends eat your lunch.”

– Anonymous

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

– Friendship Quotes by Bob Marley

82. “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.”

– E.B. White, Charlotte’s Web

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

– Aristotle

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

– Richelle Mead, Vampire Academy

85. “Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?”

– Friendship Day Quotes by Abraham Lincoln

86. “Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.”

– William Shakespeare, The Passionate Pilgrim

87. “If you have good friends, no matter how much life is sucking, they can make you laugh.”

– Friendship Day Quotes by P.C. Cast

88. “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, Fear Nothing

89. “The friend who holds your hand and says the wrong thing is made of dearer stuff than the one who stays away.”

– Barbara Kingsolver

90. “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.”

– Friendship Day Quotes by Gloria Naylor

91. “Talk between women friends is always therapy…”

– Jayne Anne Phillips

92. “Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.”

– Friendship Day Quotes by Aristotle

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93. “I wonder what Piglet is doing,” thought Pooh. “I wish I were there to be doing it, too.”

– A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

94. “Friendship is everything. Friendship is more than talent. It is more than the government. It is almost the equal of family.- Don Corleone”

– Mario Puzo, The Godfather

95. “A friend is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.”

– Friendship Day Quotes by Frank Crane

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

– Friendship Quotes by Dorothy Parker

97. “Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.”

– Benjamin Franklin

98. “Two things you will never have to chase: True friends & true love.”

– Friendship Quotes by Mandy Hale

99. “By chance, we met, by choice, we become friends”

– Friendship Day Quotes by Millie Huang

100. “I was tired of pretending that I was someone else just to get along with people, just for the sake of having friendships.”

– Friends SMS by Kurt Cobain


Best Friendship day Quotes