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126 Best Friend Quotes to live by

We have another list of quotable quotes for you, this time is best friend quotes you can use to whose appreciation to the awesome people in your life. Friends are people whom you don’t share a speck of blood with but willing to die for you and you love all the same. These are the ones whom you have cried with, laughed with, fought with, traveled with, and more.

Friendships are born in many ways and when it’s there, you try your best to sustain it because it’s one of the most beautiful and one of the craziest relationships there is. There’s no malice in every joke and in your every heart break, they are there to pick the pieces and help you patch yourself up.

Read also our summary on best friendship quotes.

In your every drunken session, they are also there to pick you up and throw you in the couch – after taking a photo of your funny face!

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Best Friend Quotes to live by

Whatever you are going through right now – a moment of celebration, a moment of doubt, a moment of downfall, you’d want to tell your friends about it. Life is definitely better with people you can call friends even in the wee time of the night.

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Short best friend quotes

There are friends then there are best friends. The difference is how they react to your pain.

Friends comfort you and sugar coats things, best friends are brutal, cuts straight to the point, but they have all the best of intentions. Check out these short best friends quotes you may want to share to your BFFs.

  • “Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.”
  • “We have been friends together in sunshine and in shade.” – Caroline Sheridan Norton
  • “I felt it shelter to speak to you.” – Emily Dickinson
  • “Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.” – Euripides
  • “The best mirror is an old friend.” – George Herbert
  • “Good friends help you to find important things when you have lost them…your smile, your hope, and your courage.” – Doe Zantamata
  • “A friend can tell you things you don’t want to tell yourself.” – Frances Ward Weller
  • “Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes. -Friedrich Nietzsche
  • “A friend can tell you things you don’t want to tell yourself.” – Kristin Hannah
  • “True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable.”
  • “The best mirror is an old friend.” – Heather Pryor
  • “True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.” – Henry David Thoreau
  • “Anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.” -Misty Copeland
  • “Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.” – Euripides
  • “A sweet friendship refreshes the soul.” – Proverbs 27:9
  • “To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.” – Brandi Snyder
  • “Life was meant for good friends and great adventures.” – Unknown
  • “There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends.” – Jane Austen
  • “True friends are always together in spirit.” – L.M. Montgomery
  • “The only way to have a friend is to be one.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “No friendship is an accident.” – O. Henry
  • “Friendship is essentially a partnership.” – Aristotle
  • “A man’s friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.” – Charles Darwin
  • “Of all possessions a friend is the most precious.” – Herodotus
  • “People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.” – Joseph F. Newton Men
  • “Someone to tell it to is one of the fundamental needs of human beings.” – Miles Franklin

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Best friends forever quotes

A friend is good but having a best friend is greater. They are extraordinary people and sometimes they even know you better than you know yourself.  They don’t judge your quirks, they don’t sugar coat.

Here are best friends forever quotes you can send to your bffs!

  • “It’s not that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but it’s your best friends who are your diamonds.” – Gina Barreca
  • “A friend is the one who comes in when the whole world has gone out.” – Grace Pulpit
  • “Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “A friend is someone who will always be there for you, in good and hard times.” – Lailah Gifty Akita
  • “The best friend is better than a girlfriend.”
  • “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.” – Muhammad Ali
  • “The sincere friends in the world are as ship lights in the stormiest of nights.” – Giotto di Bondone
  • “They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” – Carl W. Beuchner
  • “I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.” – Helen Keller
  • “Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.” – Benjamin Franklin
  • “I can’t promise to solve all your problems, But I’ll promise you won’t have to face them alone.”
  • “The real test of friendship is can you literally do nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple?” – Eugene Kennedy
  • “Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.” – Khalil Gibran
  • “Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends.” – Virginia Woolf
  • “Close friends are truly life’s treasures. Sometimes they know us better than we know ourselves. With gentle honesty, they are there to guide and support us, to share our laughter and our tears. Their presence reminds us that we are never really alone.” – Vincent Van Gogh
  • “Best friends are the people in your life that make you laugh louder, Smile brighter, And live better.”

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Funny best friend quotes

There’s just not a day where your friends don’t make you laugh no matter how difficult life must have been for you. Your friends oftentimes have an arsenal of funny quotes to throw. You can give them some funny quotes too!

  • “Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.” – C.S. Lewis
  • “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
  • “Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected.” – Charles Lamb
  • “Friends are like condoms, they protect you when things get hard.” Unknown
  • “There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.” – Linda Grayson
  • “Best friends don’t care if your house is clean. They care if you have wine.” – Unknown
  • “If I send you my ugly selfies, our friendship is real.” – Unknown
  • “Friends are people who know you really well and like you anyway.” – Greg Tamblyn
  • “A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.” – Bernard Meltzer
  • “A good friend will help you move. But best friend will help you move a dead body.” – Jim Hayes
  • “It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty.” – Sicilian Proverb
  • “It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn’t use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like ‘What about lunch?’” – A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh
  • “I don’t like to commit myself about heaven and hell – you see, I have friends in both places.” – Mark Twain
  • “If you can survive 11 days in cramped quarters with a friend and come out laughing, your friendship is the real deal.” – Oprah Winfrey
  • “Real friends don’t get offended when you insult them. They smile and call you something even more offensive.” – Unknown
  • “There is nothing like puking with somebody to make you into old friends.” – Sylvia Plath
  • “True friends don’t judge each other, they judge other people together.” – Emilie Saint-Genis
  • “When you’re in jail, a good friend will be trying to bail you out. A best friend will be in the cell next to you saying, Damn, that was fun.” – Groucho Marx
  • “I’ve always said that in politics, your enemies can’t hurt you, but your friends will kill you.” – Ann Richards

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Cute best friend quotes

There’s no better time than now to tell your friends how thankful you are. Check out these cute quotes we have compiled.

  • In the cookie of life, friends are the chocolate chips.
  • “A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.” – Leo Buscaglia
  • “There are three things that grow more precious with age; old wood to burn, old books to read, and old friends to enjoy.” – Henry Ford
  • “A day without a friend is like a pot without a single drop of honey left inside.” – Winnie the Pooh
  • “The friend who holds your hand and says the wrong thing is made of dearer stuff than the one who stays away.” – Barbara Kingsolver
  • “Are we going to be friends forever?’ Asked Piglet. ‘Even longer,’ Pooh answered.” – A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh
  • “I don’t want to go to heaven. None of my friends are there.” – Oscar Wilde
  • “Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world.”- John Evelyn
  • “Friendship is a wildly underrated medication.” – Anna Deavere Smith
  • “If you live to be 100, I hope I live to be 100 minus 1 day, so I never have to live without you.” – Winnie the Pooh
  • “A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.” – Donna Roberts
  • “There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.” – Linda Grayson
  • “Friends are relatives you make for yourself.” – Eustache Deschamps
  • “It seems they had always been, and always would be, friends. Time could change, but not that.” – Winnie the Pooh
  • “Friendship is a word, the very sight of which in print makes heart warm.” – Augustine Birrell
  • “There are no strangers here, only friends you haven’t met.” – William Butler Yeats
  • “Knowledge cannot replace friendship. I’d rather be an idiot than lose you.” – Patrick to Spongebob

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True friendship quotes

No idea what to say to your true friends in random times? Learn to appreciate their existence. Send them some of the quotes below and see how they can shine.

  • “True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable.” – David Tyson
  • “There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves; it is not my nature.” – Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey
  • “True friendship resists time, distance, and silence.” – Isabel Allende
  • “True friends stab you in the front.” – Oscar Wilde
  • “A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” – Walter Winchell
  • “A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.” – Arnold H. Glasgow
  • “One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and be understood.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  • “A friend is a hand that is always holding yours, no matter how close or far apart you may be. A friend is someone who is always there and will always, always care. A friend is a feeling of forever in the heart.” – Henri Nouwen
  • “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” – Dr. Seuss
  • “A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.” – Bernard Meltzer
  • “Silence makes the real conversations between friends. Not the saying, but the never needing to say that counts.” – Margarat Lee Runbeck
  • “Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend’s success.” – Oscar Wilde
  • “I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.” – Plutarch
  • “The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.” – Elisabeth Foley
  • “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
  • “True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks.” – St. Jerome
  • “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.” – Gloria Naylor
  • “Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.”- Henry David Thoreau
  • “A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” – Walter Winchell
  • “Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.” – Jean dea la Fontaine
  • “Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.” – Anais Nin
  • “It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.” Marlene Dietrich
  • “So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.” – Helen Keller
  • “There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.” – Thomas Aquinas
  • “A true friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else.” – Len Wein
  • “Don’t make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up.” – Thomas J. Watson

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Best friend quotes for girls

Having a female best friend is one of the amazing things in life. Regardless if you’re a male of female, we all need a girl in our lives who will always have our backs no matter what. Send these quotes to her and remind her how special she is!

  • “Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.” – Ed Cunningham
  • “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
  • “Some people arrive and make such a beautiful impact on your life, you can barely remember what life was like without them.” – Anna Taylor
  • “What do you do with your best friend? You do nothing.” – Blake Lively
  • “She’s always there for me when I need her; She’s my best friend; she’s just my everything.” -Ashley Olsen
  • “Women’s friendships are like a renewable source of power.” – Jane Fonda
  • “I don’t know what I would have done so many times in my life if I hadn’t had my girlfriends.” – Reese Witherspoon
  • “That was the thing about best friends. Like sisters and mothers, they could piss you off and make you cry and break your heart, but in the end, when the chips were down, they were there, making you laugh even in your darkest hours.”  – Kristin Hannah
  • “For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.” – Audrey Hepburn
  • “When the world is so complicated, the simple gift of friendship is within all of our hands.” – Maria Shriver

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Happy birthday best friend quotes

Tell your friends how happy your are that they’re getting older each year! Don’t forget their special days unless you want them to hunt you down for the rest of you life.

  • “A wish for you on your birthday, whatever you ask may you receive, whatever you seek may you find, whatever you wish may it be fulfilled on your birthday and always. Happy birthday!”
  • “Forget the past; look forward to the future, for the best things are yet to come.”
  • “Count not the candles…see the lights they give. Count not the years, but the life you live. Wishing you a wonderful time ahead. Happy birthday.”
  • “You’re older today than yesterday but younger than tomorrow, happy birthday!”
  • “Happy birthday to one of the few people whose birthday I can remember without a Facebook reminder.”
  • “Sending you smiles for every moment of your special day…Have a wonderful time and a very happy birthday!”
  • “You look younger than ever! Happy birthday!
  • “A friend like you is more priceless than the most beautiful diamond. You are not only strong and wise, but kind and thoughtful as well. Your birthday is the perfect opportunity to show you how much I care and how grateful I am to have you in my life. Happy birthday!”
  • “Words alone are not enough to express how happy I am you are celebrating another year of your life! My wish for you on your birthday is that you are, and will always be, happy and healthy. Don’t ever change! Happy birthday my dear.”
  • “Happy birthday to my best friend, the one who laughs at my silly jokes and still stands beside me even when I do dumb and stupid things!”
  • “Best friend: someone whom you can be yourself with, someone who you can have pointless conversations with, someone who still likes you even when you’re weird, someone who forgets to buy you a birthday gift…that’s why I came up with this. Happy birthday my best friend!”
  • “You may be getting older but at least I still look great! Happy birthday best friend!”

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Summary

Your best fiends are sisters and bothers born from different mothers.While you and your friends have differences, you try to work out the little holes and fill them with jokes, with empathy, or whatever that works.

Live, love, life. Enjoy living one friend at a time or many friends in one go!

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