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30 Beautiful Friendship Quotes

Posted by  ·  May 22, 2019  ·  Last Updated: July 8, 2019

30 friendship quotes to share with your friends to let them know how special they are. I am sure that you know how having a good friend can make you happy. These beautiful quotes will let them know.

If you need an extra special quote for your bestie you will like these best friend quotes.  If you need some motivation and inspiration for almost every occasion and situation, be sure to check out these quotes.

Friendship Quotes

a circle is round it has no end friend quote

Friends Quotes

Good friends share in our greatest moments of life.  They laugh with us and they cry with us.  They celebrate with us and they grieve with us.  It is impossible to count the times a good friend has shared in your fun or has just been there walking alongside you through the storm.  The world is a better place when you have found the people who make up your friendship circle!  Nothing can make you feel happy when you’re sad and hurt more than the care and support of true friends.  

Did you know that finding and keeping good friendships can also add to your health and quality of life?  Studies have shown that friends can make us happier, less stressed, and improve our general health. When hearts connect our health improves!

25 Friendship Quotes

I have collected 25 beautiful quotes about the beauty of friendship.  I hope that you will be inspired to spend time growing the friendships that you already have, or maybe cultivating some new friendships.  Use these great motivational quotes in a letter or a text. You can share one inside of a homemade card, or use these free printable friendship quotes as a tag on a special gift that you will be giving. You can even save the images on your phone and text to your friend.

These inspirational friendship quotes are great for kids to be sharing too! They can be printed out to decorate a locker, painted on a wall, or used in their own creative art.

  • Friendship is the comfort of knowing that even when you feel alone, you aren’t.
friendship is knowing you are not alone friendship quotes
  • A good friend is one who understands your strengths and weaknesses and still cherishes you for who you are.
good friend understands
  • Good friends are like stars: You don’t always see them but you know they are there.
friends are like stars quote
  • A friend loves at all times. Proverbs 17:17
a friend loves at all times verse
  • Friends become our chosen family.
friends become our chosen family
  • Friends don’t let friends do silly things… Alone.
friends don't let friends do silly things alone
  • The greatest gift of life is friendship. Hubert H. Humphrey
the greatest gift of life is friendship
  • My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me. Henry Ford
my best friend brings out the best in me quote
  • A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. Walter Winchell
a friend walks in when the world walks out
  • Of all possessions a friend is the most precious. Herodotus
of all the posessions a friend is most precious
  • A friend is someone who stands by you when you encounter difficult situations and is always there to celebrate your achievements.
a friends stands by you
  • The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart. Elisabeth Foley
friends can grow separately without growing apart
  • A friend is someone who knows everything about your life and still loves you.
friendship quotes
  • Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.
truly great friends are hard to find quote
  • Friends are the people who make you smile brighter, laugh louder and live better.
friends make us smile brighter quote
  • Walking with your friend in dark is far better than walking alone in the light. -Helen Keller
walking in the dark with a friend quote
  • A circle is round, it has no end. That’s how long I want to be your friend.
a circle is round it has no end friend quote
  • A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
a friend knows the song in your heart
  • Friendship isn’t about whom you have known the longest… It’s about who came and never left your side.
friendship isnt about whom you have known the longest
  • 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
if you live to be 100 I hope to live to be quote
  • A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are.
a friend understands your past
  • A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down. Arnold H. Glasgow
true friend doesnt get in your way quote
  • If ever there is tomorrow when we’re not together… there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we’re apart… I’ll always be with you. Winnie the Pooh
Winnie the Pooh quote
  • 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. Ally Condie
growing apart friendship quote
  • One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention. Clifton Fadiman
measure of a friend
  • Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose. Tennessee Williams
life is made by the friends we make
  • Friendship is like standing on wet cement. The longer you stay, the harder it’s to leave, and you can never go without leaving your footprints behind. Moi
friendship is like wet cement quote
  • Best Friends Listen to what you don’t say
best friends listen to what you don't say
  • When I count my blessings I count you twice.
when I count my blessings I count you twice
  • True friends are never apart, maybe in distance but never in heart.
true friends are never apart
  • To the world, you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world. ― Dr. Seuss

40 Dr. Seuss Quotes

to the world you may be one person quote

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

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

Friendship … is born at the moment when one man says to another “What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . . ― C.S. Lewis

Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. ― Marcel Proust

Friendship Gifts

Here are some cute friend gifts!

It is always nice to let someone know you care. All these ideas along with these friend quotes should help you do just that. 

More Best Friend Quotes to share inspiration

If you or a friend need a bit of inspiration, print off these inspirational sayings, cut them out and place them where you or your bff will see them as a visual reminder. They too make great best friend quotes. Isn’t our support and encouragement the biggest gift we can give our friends? If I have learned anything about friendship it is that a good friend is there through thick and thin. True friendship allows you to grow.

I hope you love these friendship quotes and all these ideas to celebrate good friends!

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  1. oliver
    Sunday, May 26th, 2019
    Very beautiful quotes.
  2. Judy B
    Thursday, May 16th, 2019
    Do you have a page of the Friendship Quotes in a pdf format? For the Inspirational Quotes there is page with 12 quotes in a "business card" size. Such a great size to pass on to friends in a card or attached to a gift. Thank you for sharing.
    • Cindy
      Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
      Let me work on this Judy. Did you see the positive affirmations? They are little cards and would be great to share with friends. https://www.skiptomylou.org/positive-affirmations/
  3. Becky Hardin
    Monday, May 13th, 2019
    Love all these awesome quotes. Nothing better then best friends.
  4. Chelsea
    Monday, May 13th, 2019
    This is seriously sooo awesome! I loved reading these. Thanks so much for sharing! :)
  5. Rachael Yerkes
    Monday, May 13th, 2019
    I loved this post! Loved reading through all these quotes
  6. lauren kelly
    Monday, May 13th, 2019
    I just love this post so much! I am saving to surprise my friends with these quotes!
  7. Saturday, April 20th, 2019
    Hi Cindy, very nice post! I enjoyed reading them.
    My favorite one is "Friends are the people who make you smile brighter, laugh louder and live better."
    Thanks for posting!
  8. Bryan Dian
    Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
    All the quotes are amazing but this one is pure love "A friend is someone who stands by you when you encounter difficult situations and is always there to celebrate your achievements."
  9. Ritika Patel
    Friday, February 1st, 2019
    Great quotes collected by you. This is in the poster so it’s very easy to read and makes interesting.
  10. riendship quotes and sayings
    Thursday, January 24th, 2019
    I loved them all these beautiful quotes about friendship. Thank you so much
  11. Taylor
    Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
    Hello my name is Taylor 👋 could you please send me these quotes somehow? I have a some Friends who need inspiration.
  12. Zamokuhle
    Sunday, December 9th, 2018
    thank you for this beautiful quotes they are amazing......... thank you so much love them i hope my best friend loves them too....
  13. Instagram Friendship Quotes
    Thursday, December 6th, 2018
    Friendship is the most charming thing in our live. don't hurt your friends ever. i love all my friends, they all also love me. I hope our friendship live long. :) thank you for this nice share.
  14. Diwakar
    Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
    Excellent quotes these quotes are really inspiring ones
  15. Clerk
    Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
    Best friend quotes, using different fonts, unique technique. i simply love it.
  16. Lee
    Friday, September 21st, 2018
    These are beautiful! I can’t wait to print some of these off. Thank you for rounding these up!
  17. Tuesday, May 29th, 2018
    i love all these quotes they are so true and almost make me cry when i am not going to be able to see my friends till the end of summer. they are amazing.
  18. Wendy Lambert
    Friday, April 27th, 2018
    Love your quotes -moving to different city and am planning to make postcards for my kids to give their friends to ease the transition this summer and help bridge friendships until school starts in new city. Can you please send as pdf?


    Wendy Lambert
  19. Carmen Clamp
    Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
    Thank you so much for these! They really inspired me.....I love your blog! I would love to print and frame and hand out to my bestie. Can you send or post a pdf?
  20. Zahid
    Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
    thanks for sharing this amazing post .
  21. Laura Reese
    Monday, July 31st, 2017
    I love all these beautiful quotes! So many good thoughts.
  22. Jen
    Monday, July 31st, 2017
    These are beautiful! What a nice reminder to cherish and be grateful for friendship. I will be using these!
  23. Karen
    Monday, July 31st, 2017
    I just love all these sweet friendship quotes! They make me smile, and I certainly will share them with my friends! I just love so much about skiptomylou.org! I can always find something interesting and creative that inspires me! Thank you!
  24. Sunday, July 30th, 2017
    Love all of these touching quotes and pretty fonts. Can I print these from your site?
  25. Alice
    Sunday, July 30th, 2017
    Love these quotes! Each one makes me think of an instance were I have been blessed to have wonderful friends. I can use these to let them know how much they mean to me.
  26. Stacy
    Sunday, July 30th, 2017
    These are all so sweet. Thank you for the list and the cute fonts. So many great ways to use these. I appreciate the work you put into this list!!
  27. Gina
    Sunday, July 30th, 2017
    These are beautiful! I saved many of my favorites and can't wait to brighten my friends' days with these. Thank you for sharing them.
  28. Megan
    Sunday, July 30th, 2017
    These are really sweet! I even took a screen shot of a few to send to friends. They would also be perfect to print out and make a card.
  29. Sandy Wootten
    Thursday, July 27th, 2017
    Love these sentiments. I bet you know how to be a good friend and have good friends.
    Not sure how you go about printing these out. Do you copy and paste individually to Word or something like that?
    Thank you
    • Cindy
      Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
      Hi Sandy, I actually have PDF's for them. I haven't had a chance to upload them. Let me know which ones you want and I will start there!
  30. Melissa
    Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
    Thanks for making these all so I could choose and save as screens. I love making a friends day with s little surprise text and message.
    • Cindy
      Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
      Me too Melissa! So glad you liked them.