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Top 25 Friendship Quotes to Share with Your Best Friends

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Top 25 Friendship Quotes to Share with Your Best Friends
Great friends make a good life even better, and the dark times not so bad. It's important to know how you can be a good friend and what to look for in finding friends. Discover the meaning of friendship and the best phrases from famous figures in history, including Bible verses, in this collection of friendship quotes!
Important Friendship Quotes

Important Friendship Quotes

1. "The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love." -Hubert H. Humphrey
 
2. "One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood." -Lucius Annaeus Seneca
 
3. "Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness." -Euripides
 
4. "Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light." -Helen Keller
 
5. "There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship." -Thomas Aquinas
 
6. "It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them." -Ralph Waldo Emerson
 
7. "It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages." -Friedrich Nietzsche
 
8. "My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me." -Henry Ford
 
9. "Friends are the siblings God never gave us." -Mencius
 
10. "The language of friendship is not words but meanings." -Henry David Thoreau
Powerful Quotes about Friends

Powerful Quotes about Friends

11. "True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance." -Henry David Thoreau
 
12. "Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance." -Rabindranath Tagore
 
13. "Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree." -Samuel Taylor Coleridge
 
14. "A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down." -Arnold H. Glasow
 
15. "True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost." -Charles Caleb Colton
 
16. "Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant." -Socrates
 
17. "A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth." -Charles Darwin
 
18. "No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow." -Alice Walker
 
19. "Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit." -Aristotle
 
20. "My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake." -Aristotle
Scripture Quotes about Friendship

Scripture Quotes about Friendship

21. A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. Proverbs 18:24 ESV

22. Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 ESV

23.  Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another. Proverbs 27:17 ESV

24. Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing. 1 Thessalonians 5:11 ESV

25. Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up! Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 ESV


This article is part of our larger Inspiring Quotes resource meant to encourage and strengthen your faith. Visit our most popular quotes by well known Christians and theologians to find more inspiration. Remember, the Holy Spirit can work through us when we have faith and share it with others! Please pass along any quotes that touch your heart because you never know light you’ll shine on someone else’s dark day! 

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