Friendship Quotes

A Collection by Bonney Jo Bott  02/14/2003

"Friend derives from a word meaning "free." A friend is someone who allows us the space and freedom to be." "We cannot tell the precise moment when a friendship is formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last one drop that makes it run over. So in a series of kindness there is at last one drop that makes the heart run over."

"Friendship is a special kind of love." "A friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be anywhere else." "A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out." "A friend is one who believes in you when you have ceased to believe in yourself." "Friends are the most important ingredient in this recipe of life."

"I get by with a little help from my friends." "No love, no friendship, can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever." "Every person is a new door to a different world." "Sometimes you pick your friends, sometimes they pick you." "Remember that every good friend was once a stranger" "It takes a long time to grow an old friend." "A hug is worth a thousand words. A friend is worth more." "Make new friends and keep the old, one is silver and the other gold." "Gems may be precious, but friends are priceless."

"If you have more than one friend, you have more than your share!" "A friend is someone who reaches for your hand, but touches your heart." "A Friend is someone who knows all about you and loves you anyway!" "A true friend is the one who knows more about you than yourself and still loves you." "A true friend is someone you can trust with all your secrets." "The secret to friendship is being a good listener." "Everyone hears what you say. Friends listen to what you say. Best friends listen to what you don't say." "Truth and tears clear the way to a deep and lasting friendship."

"Yesterday brought the beginning, tomorrow brings the end, but somewhere in the middle we've become best of friends." "We are all angels with only one wing...we can fly only embracing each other."

"Friendship is the golden ribbon that ties the world together." "Friends are angels following you through life" "Friends are those who nourish the spirit" "A friend is like a rainbow. They brighten your life when you've been through a storm."


"You only meet your once in a lifetime friend... once in a lifetime." "How do you know you've found your best friend. When you are ready to talk to them about anything, even though they know everything about you already." "The music may stop now and then, but the strings will remain forever..."

"Friendship is what gets you through the bad times and helps you enjoy the good times." "A real friend is not one who only entertains you, but one who cares about you, one who will be there when you cry" "Every gift from a friend is a wish for your happiness..."

"To the world you are someone, but to someone you are the world."

"As I reach a time of complete uncertainty, friends are my most precious asset." "I'd like to be the sort of friend that you have been to me.  I'd like to be the help you've always been glad to be; I'd like to mean as much to you each minute of the day, as you have meant, old friend of mine, to me along the way."

"My wish upon this shooting star is that your heart be happy." "A circle is round it has no end, that's how long I want to be your friend!"