Friend Quotes

Effy Stonem

I look at lots of people. That doesn't mean I want to get to know them..
I look at lots of people. That doesn't mean I want to get to know them.

Elbert Hubbard

A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.. Elbert Hubbard
A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.

Shel Silverstein

How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many slices in a bread? Depends how thin you cut it. How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live 'em. How much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give 'em.

Kathryn Stockett

That's what I love about Aibileen, she can take the most complicated things in life and wrap them up so small and simple, they'll fit right in your pocket.

Seth Brown

True friends will always push you towards the great possibilities of your future, false friends will always chain you to the mistakes in your past.

Abraham Lincoln

Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?

E.A. Bucchianeri

An acquaintance merely enjoys your company, a fair-weather companion flatters when all is well, a true friend has your best interests at heart and the pluck to tell you what you need to hear.

Charlotte Eriksson

I want people to feel safe around me. Calm and at peace and I want to make people feel accepted. I want to express confidence on my own path, and spread confidence to other people on theirs.

Rebecca McNutt

People say that a time machine can’t be invented, but they’ve already invented a device that can stop time, cameras are the world’s first time machines.

Slash Coleman

Why does everyone think a guy who prefers love to people is missing something in his
Why does everyone think a guy who prefers love to people is missing something in his life?

Slash Coleman

Love is the bee that carries the pollen from one heart to another.. Slash Coleman
Love is the bee that carries the pollen from one heart to another.

Slash Coleman

I am part of everyone I ever dated on OK Cupid.

Henri J.M. Nouwen

Hospitality means primarily the creation of free space where the stranger can enter and become a friend instead of an enemy. Hospitality is not to change people, but to offer them space where change can take place. It is not to bring men and women over to our side, but to offer freedom not disturbed by dividing lines.

E.B. White

It is not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer.

Ogwo David Emenike

Happy is the soul that has a friend. Happier is the soul that trusts in the truth of the heart of a friend. Happiest is the soul that knows the solemnity of friendship and honours its laws.

Santonu Kumar Dhar

The moment I close my eyes, I see you and sleep vanishes. I’m awake the entire night, revisiting our
memories together. The night seems to stretch on forever.

Santonu Kumar Dhar

Why are you behaving like this? You know how much I love you … and I
believe you love me as much, so why are you avoiding me?

Santonu Kumar Dhar

I love you so much. Our love is eternal.

Santonu Kumar Dhar

I know you would be watching over me all through this journey called life... whenever I look next to me, I feel like you are
here... and a part of you is within me in the form of this child... Love is like the wind... you may not see it... especially in the absence of the other... but you always feel it around...

Henry James

You were reserved for my future

Edwin Markham

He drew a circle that shut me out-
Heretic , rebel, a thing to flout.
But love and I had the wit to win:
We drew a circle and took him In !

From the poem " Outwitted

Michelle Kwan

If you have nothing in life but a good friend, you're rich.

Bob Marley

In high seas or in low seas, I'm gonna be your friend... I'm gonna be your
In high seas or in low seas,
I'm gonna be your friend...
I'm gonna be your friend.
In high tide or in low tide,
I'll be by your side...
I'll be by your side.

Erin Hunter

[Fireheart]mewed,"It's not my place to judge you." Greystripe looked up as Fireheart went on." Greystripe, whatever you decide to do, I will always be your friend.

Mike Norton

Never hold resentments for the person who tells you what you need to hear; count them among your truest, most caring, and valuable friends.

Ali Shariati

My father chose my name , and my last name was chosen by my ancestors . That’s enough, I myself choose my way

Mike Norton

The bittersweet about truth is that nothing could be more hurtful, yet nothing could be more helpful.

John Green

When you say nasty things about people, you should never say the true ones, because you can't really fully and honestly take those back, you know? I mean, there are highlights. And there are streaks. And then there are skunk stripes.

Munia Khan

Loneliness is not the enemy of your joy
as long as you know how you should always destroy
the pensive mood that remains with you like a friend
who never stands up for you when you’re forced to bend


Shall not I
Learn place and wisdom? Have I not learned this,
Only so much to hate my enemy,
As though he might again become my friend,
And so much good to wish to do my friend,
As knowing he may yet become my foe?

Charlotte Eriksson

When someone's success makes you as happy as if it were your own, you know you've found someone worth holding on to.


27. Of all the means which are procured by wisdom to ensure happiness throughout the whole of life, by far the most important is the acquisition of firends.

Tsugumi Ohba

An eye for an eye my friend.

Nina LaCour

He wipes tears off my face and then snot. He uses his hands. He loves me
He wipes tears off my face and then snot. He uses his hands. He loves me that much.

Elisabeth Elliot

Where does your security lie? Is God your refuge, your hiding place, your stronghold, your shepherd, your counselor, your friend, your redeemer, your saviour, your guide? If He is, you don't need to search any further for security.

Nicholas Sparks

I mean talk. Never forget that God is your friend. And like all friends, He longs to hear what's been happening in your life. Good or bad, whether it's been full of sorrow or anger, and even when you're questioning why terrible things have to happen. So I talk with

Priyavrat Thareja

The way to God is not vertically up. Never down. It is horizontal. Love lights up much of the path.

Richelle E. Goodrich

When you reach the point you truly want someone to stop and listen, to hear even your unspoken words, to feel your depth of sorrow, to care unreservedly, and to completely understand - pray.

Mary Beth Miller

I could smack her, punch her in the face, but then I see what she can't hide from me. I've seen it before-the desperation, the agony, the need to find a reason to go on, and the inability to find it.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Straight between them ran the pathway,
Never grew the grass upon it

Genereux Philip

I ain't got no money, I ain't got no car to take you on a date, I can't even buy you flowers, but together we'll be the perfect friend.

Amit Kalantri

They say “as brave as lion”, they say “as clever as fox”, they say “ as friendly as dog” but nobody says “as something good as man”.

Devin Daubenspeck

Appreciate what you have today, for tomorrow, it could be gone forever.

Donna Lynn Hope

Friendship is a sacred thing and I do not extend the word lightly. I've had long-term romances in my life but few genuine friendships. I am exceedingly picky about who I let in my inner circle and because of that I have a few friends and many acquaintances.

Yasutaka Tsutsui

To be able to see into a friends' dream is a dream in itself.

-Doctor Kōsaku Tokita (Paprika)

Elizabeth George

If you want a good friend, you need to be a good friend!

Elizabeth George

A real friend is one who helps us to think our best thoughts, do our noblest deeds, and be our finest selves.

Joanne St.Clair

Both friend and enemy, Faith leads us to the place where we lead ourselves.

Michael Bassey Johnson

If you build the faith to trust a friend as God, then your heart can never be broken.

Tahereh Mafi

I love walking into a bookstore. It's like all my friends are sitting on shelves, waving their pages at me.

Mortimer J. Adler

If your friend wishes to read your 'Plutarch's Lives,' 'Shakespeare,' or 'The Federalist Papers,' tell him gently but firmly, to buy a copy. You will lend him your car or your coat - but your books are as much a part of you as your head or your heart.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Learning and knowing something is cool, but superb knowledge comes when you leave your books and become the inner world's friend.

Aman Jassal

Reading a book is a silent conversation between two friends.

Richelle E. Goodrich

The actual secret to success: Be a better friend today than you were yesterday.

Aron Christensen

Nice work," I commented drily. "How old was that littlest one? Five? Did she put up a terrible fight?"
"I feared for my life," Zach said with a perfectly straight face. "You must be bored, Julia. You usually have a sharper sense of humor than that."
"Eat thorns."
"Well, it is about lunch time. Let's go grab a bite.

Gregor Golob

I always wanted to know what it is right. Maybe we know each other from time immemorial, if you know that in you is the eternal energy of goodness, which is most important for you.

Ellen J. Barrier

The friend that always finds time to spend with you without consulting his or her calendar is a true friend.

Gregor Golob

The most beautiful is to see the joy in your eyes.

Clarissa Pinkola Estés

When the wildish woman has an idea, the friend or lover will never say, "Well, I don't know . . . sounds really dumb [grandiose, undoable, expensive, etc.] to me." A right friend will never say that. They might say instead . . . "I don't know if I understand. Tell me how you see it. Tell me how it will work.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Think twice before you pull your trouser and rape a woman; she may be your mother, sister or friend, and you know the consequences that follows.

Charles De Leusse

In politics, our friends, those are our worst friends. (En politique, nos amis, - Ce sont là nos pires amis.)

Diego Rivera

I am an atheist and I consider religions to be a form of collective neurosis. I am not an enemy of the Catholics, as I am not an enemy of the tuberculars, the myopic or the paralytics; you cannot be an enemy of the sick, only their good friend in order to help them cure themselves.

Kristen Callihan

I love you." He stabbed a thumb at his chest as he glared at her.
Of course he did. Lucien had never hidden the fact.
But the love of a friend, while comforting, was not enough anymore.
It did not soothe the restless discomfort that pushed against her chest or quell the
loneliness that seemed to grow within her each passing day.

Antoine De Saint-Exupéry

Que l'on soit absent dans la pièce voisine, ou sur l'autre versant de la planète, la différence n'est pas essentielle. La présence de l'ami qui en apparence s'est éloigné, peut se faire plus dense qu'une présence réelle.

Suzy Kassem

Your mind can be your enemy or friend. If you always follow your heart, your mind will feel neglected. If you follow only your mind, your heart will never forgive you. Never ignore your conscience, yet always be conscious of reason. Make your heart and mind friends and you will have peace of mind throughout life's seasons.

David Finkel

It's a thin line between what we're calling acceptable and not acceptable. As a leader, you're supposed to know when not to cross it. But how do you know? Does the army teach us how to control our emotions? Does the army teach us how to deal with a friend bleeding out in front of you? No.

Shawn Lukas

I had spent many years living with a plain piece of canvas just right on my face as a headboard for my bed. As the years passed by, I watched it slowly transforming into a work of art which still lives above my head. And that my friend, is truly living art.

Amit Kalantri

If you can confess before a friend, you don't need a priest.

Amit Kalantri

A real businessman value his partners like friends and his partnership like friendship.

Amit Kalantri

Never believe a friend who offered you his friendship just because he was getting bored.

Amit Kalantri

Two kinds of people have many friends, one with bank balance and other with boldness.

Amit Kalantri

I am not stopping till my enemies become my friends.

Amit Kalantri

I am not stopping till my critics become my fans.

Amit Kalantri

Heroes don't have friends, they have fans.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Its really hard to recall the day you became friends with special people.

Jayne Bauling

I've been thinking. You'd better be my bridesmaid, since you gave me the idea that led to this whole farce. It's a horrible job, I'm sure, so you deserve it. Plus, you're my friend. Will you do it?

J.M. Richards

Being in love with your best friend is problematic.

J.M. Richards

As much as I cared about him, I wasn’t a slave to fate. I could choose to ignore my feelings, strong as they were. It would be painful, but no more so than letting myself pine for my friend.

Cheryl Strayed

He felt like a brother of mine, but not at all like my actual brother. He seemed like someone I'd always know even if I never saw him again.

Aman Jassal

When life deals you a rough hand, it’s not about how strong you are but how many people out there believe in you, stand by you: your FRIENDS.

Fahmid Hassan Prohor

Be helpful after you think, be smart before you create your own personality and be thoughtful after making friends.

Lindsay Detwiler

As we change, we sometimes outgrow our friendships. And, since we cannot change this fact, it is best to simply accept it for what it is in order to appreciate the power that the friend had in your life when he or she was a part of it.

Michael Bassey Johnson

If a friend starts behaving silly because you bother him so much, don't worry, you're not the first person, he has got a sting in his stomach, an hunger that causes an epidemic hatred.


If perchance a friend should betray you; if he forms a subtle plot to get hold of what is yours; if people should try to spread evil reports about you, would you tamely submit to all this without flying into a rage?

Ikechukwu Izuakor

Life is like a moving train, people drop and others enter, do not bother about those that are dropping but focus on those that are coming in and move on

Uzoma Nnadi

I carefully choose people in my life and if you are not happy with it, then its your call to be angry, broken, disappointed and lose sleep over my choice, judgement & decision... no apologies.

Daniel Willey

There are literally billions of people on earth. There are some that won’t admit it, but all of those people want friends.

Chris Bradford

Wherever it is you may be, it is your friends who make your world.

Henry Adams

Friends are born, not made.

Stephen Richards

When we make friends then we change from being animals to being human.

R.A. Salvatore

These were the companions who justified my principles, who gave me the strength to continue against any foe, real or imagined. These were the companions who fought the helplessness, the rage, and frustration.
These were the friends who gave me my life.

Henry Adams

A friend in power is a friend lost.

Raven Symone

Friendship is a give and take. You have to have a strong relationship with your friend and I think you have to offer them something and they have to offer you something and that’s to always learn from it.

Henry Adams

A new friend is always a miracle, but at thirty-three years old, such a bird of paradise rising in the sage-brush was an avatar. One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three are hardly

Aravind Adiga

A White Tiger keeps no friends. It's too dangerous.

Gregory David Roberts

Friendship is something that gets harder to understand, every damn year of my life.Friendship is like a kind of algebra test that nobody passes. In my worst moods, I think the best you can say is that a friend is anyone you don't despise.

Emily Wing Smith

I hate it when people say they’re trying to be your friend. You shouldn’t have to try to be somebody’s friend. Either you like someone or you don’t. Either you want them as a friend or not. Making friends isn’t like trying for the lead in the school play.

Stephen Richards

Friendship gives us the strength to turn from lambs into lions.

Stephen Richards

True friendship never questions what it costs you.

Natsuo Kirino

Friends are a weird thing. It seems like they know all about you, but then they don’t understand you at all.

Stephen Richards

The most valuable gift you can receive is an honest friend.

Stephen Richards

When you're alone is when you can count your friends.

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