Sometimes, remembering how valuable your friendships are can really help make sure the relationship doesn’t grow stale. Keep your true friends in mind as you read these quotes to see which ones relate to your friendship.
If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.
A. A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.
Silence make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying, but the never needing to say that counts.
Margaret Lee Runbeck
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
A snowball in the face is surely the perfect beginning to a lasting friendship.
Markus Zusak, The Book Thief
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.
There is nothing like puking with somebody to make you into old friends.
Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.
There’s not a word yet for old friends who’ve just met.
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
A loyal friend laughs at your jokes when they’re not so good, and sympathizes with your problems when they’re not so bad.
Arnold H. Glasgow
What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
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.
The capacity for friendship is God’s way of apologizing for our families.
A friend is the one who comes in when the whole world has gone out.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.
Growing apart doesn’t change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I’m glad for that.
True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
Charles Caleb Colton
Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .’
C. S. Lewis
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
Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.
It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.
Friends are relatives you make for yourself.
A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for a while, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.