ᐅ169+ Short Meaningful Friendship Quotes for Best Friend

“No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other’s worth.” — Robert Southey

“Friendship is given to us by nature, not to favor vice, but to aid virtue.” — Cicero

“Friendship – that mutual affection and companionship between people – is arguably one of the most important aspects of life.” — Ann Williams

“No matter the topic, we’d always find logic. And that’s why, our friendship will never bore.” — Julie Hebert

“Friendships are among the most fundamental of human needs.” — Tom Rath

“Friendship isn’t a big thing—it’s a million little things.” — Paulo Coelho

“Friendship is everything. Friendship is more than talent. It is more than the government. It is almost the equal of family.” ― Mario Puzo

“The world is round so that friendship may encircle it.” — Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“A real friendship should not fade as time passes, and should not weaken because of space separation.” — John Newton

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

“A friend is a gift you give yourself.” ― Robert Louis Stevenson

“True friends don’t judge each other, they judge other people together.” ― Emilie Saint-Genis

“A good friend is a connection to life a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world.” ― Lois Wyse

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

“I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar.” ― Robert Brault

“Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend’s success.” ― Oscar Wilde

“It’s not that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but it’s your best friends who are your diamonds.” ― Gina Barreca

“The best time to make friends is before you need them.” ― Ethel Barrymore

“I was angry with my friend: / I told my wrath, my wrath did end. / I was angry with my foe: / I told it not, my wrath did grow.” ― William Blake

“Never forget that a true friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are.” ― Noel Jones

“It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.” ― J. K. Rowling

“This a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.” ― Benjamin Franklin

“Be a friend to thyself, and others will be so too.” ― Thomas Fuller

“Oooh I get by with a little help from my friends.” ― Joe Cocker

“Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself.” ― Confucius

“A man cannot be said to succeed in this life who does not satisfy one friend.” ― Henry David Thoreau

“To be alone means that you avoid bad company. But to have a true friend is better than being alone.” ― Umar

“True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.” ― Henry David Thoreau

“Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every foe.” ― Alexander Pope

“The sincere friends of this world are as ship lights in the stormiest of nights.” ― Giotto di Bondone

“The greatest sweetener of human life is friendship.” ― Joseph Addison

“May the hinges of friendship never rust, nor the wings of love lose a feather.” ― Edward Ramsay

“Friendship, of itself a holy tie, is made more sacred by adversity.” ― Charles Caleb Colton

“True friends visit us in prosperity only when invited, but in adversity they come without invitation.” ― Theophrastus

“Life is nothing without friendship.” ― Marcus Tullius Cicero

“Cherish the friend who tells you a harsh truth, wanting ten times more to tell you a loving lie.” ― Robert Breault

“The kindest way of helping yourself is to find a friend.” — Ann Kaiser Stearns