79 Meaningful Friendship Quotes
A collection of meaningful friendship quotes and sayings to remind you how
special friends are. Find short and inspirational quotes to share with your friends.
Friendship means sharing, caring, and being the friend that you want to have as a friend.
There is nothing like the companionship and the understanding of a close friend. The relationship between
people that share a fellowship is one where respect and an affinity towards each other are shown.
There is nothing like the companionship and camaraderie that is shared between people who have developed
a friendship. They have a significant impact on our lives. They provide uplifting words and encouragement
when we face difficult times. This is reflected in the words of Walter Winchell, "A real friend is one
who walks in when the rest of the world walks out."
There is a bond and a connection we feel when a friendship occurs. Let the words below reflect what a meaningful friendship looks like.
Among the finest gifts of life
Is friendship, good and true -
The kind of friendship I have found
So nicely in you.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
Woodrow T. Wilson
A great quote that holds much truth, think of the times when you need help or support - friends help us when we need them
The foundation for a meaningful friendship, one that is based on mutual respect and caring, starts the
moment you meet someone.
Roger Horchow, Sally Horchow, The Art Of Friendship
We have all heard that first impressions go a long way, these words support that thought.
"You need friendships that build you up and never tear you down."
Larry Hagner, The Dad's Edge
Poems of Encouragement
A friend should be a source of encouragement and support, if they do not encourage and support you they are not a friend they are just an acquaintance.
"Somebody once said that love may not be
any part of friendship
but friendship must always
exist for love to be happy."
No relationship survives without love!
- Empathy is about standing shoulder to shoulder with a friend, facing life together.
Tracy Wilde, Finding the Lost Art of Empathy
Poems About Life
Friendship is love, without either flower or veil.
J. C. and A.W. Hare
For friends aren't like family, they are someone you choose.
They love you not because they have to, but because they want to.
While family is important there is a difference between family and friends. As Julie states we choose our friends!
God cares, he places friends in our lives to inspire us in the good times and the bad.
- "I know we will be forever friends, can't imagine a time when our friendship would end."
Friendship hath the skill and observation of
the best physician; the diligence and vigilance
of the best nurse; and the tenderness and
patience of the best mother.
- I appreciate you, my friend - the one who is always there when
I need a shoulder to cry on, a hand to hold, or simply someone to laugh with.
A friend in good times and in bad!
can conquer life's stormy weather
When saying "Thank you" you have an opportunity to let family or friends know how much their deed,
words, or kindness meant to you.
Robyn Freedman Spizman, The Thank You Book
Never take a friendship for granted, always express appreciation and thanks.
Thank You Friend
Friends like you are far and few
You're an example of a friend that is true.
Catherine Pulsifer, I Appreciate You
Thank you for being you, for sharing your love with me . . .
for inspiring me to accept myself, for helping me see the unique beauty in imperfection . . .
for showing me that love is something you do; something not just to be said, but also to be shown.
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You
The friend of tomorrow is the one who has remained through the swamps and quagmires of life.
Theodore W. Higgingsworth
And, we all have the swamps and quagmires in this life - true friends stick with us no matter how deep the swamp
A soulmate is someone who has locks that fit our keys,
and keys to fit our locks.
Our friendship is so amazing I can't believe we're here,
I can only wish that you and I will never shed a tear.
Julie Hebert, Come Walk With Me
Verses About Friendship
You are my friend, for you have smiled with me,
My help and hope in fair and stormy weather
Nixon Waterman, You Are My Friend
"May laughter fill your home, relieve your stress, and strengthen
Laughter keeps friendships strong.
New friends may be poems but old friends are alphabets.
Don't forget the alphabets because you will need them to read the poems.
New Friends and Old Friends
A great analogy that supports the foundation of friendship.
Bonds of friendship are like no other
"They bring a joy, a healing power that shines out far and wide.....
The ever patient, faithful friends to keep watch by your side!"
The author is referring to our pets, true companionship and affection can be found in them
A friend may be waiting behind a stranger's face.
You never know when an acquaintance becomes a good friend.
"Friendship is like a china cup, once broken can be mended,
but the crack is always there."
There is a bond between friends that should never be broken!
I wanted people to know that no matter what, they deserved friendship ... they had the ability to change someone else’s life through the decision to be a friend.
Kyler Shumway, The Friendship Formula
Do you realize the influence of the people that surround you?
How blessed could we be, to have found each other?
I can tell you one thing, I wouldn't want any other.
Friends Are A Blessing
The years have been good to you my friend
But your age keeps climbing and seems to never end
Catherine Pulsifer, Over The Hill
Funny Birthday Poems For Friends
Short but Meaningful
While these friendship quotations may be short, they contain significant words that are indicative of what a friendship means.
Many time you will find the wisest and deepest words can also be the
briefest number of words!
A friend should be loved freely for himself, and not for anything else.
St. Augustine, Friendship Thoughts
This quote holds much wisdom, never try to make a companion someone they are not. And never take advantage of a relationship with another.
A soulmate is someone who has locks that fit our keys,
and keys to fit our locks.
Best friendships are roots.
Jerry Jenkins, Twelve Things I Want my Kids to Remember
Best Friend Poems
The closeness we develop with people happens over time.
As friendship must be founded on mutual esteem, it cannot long exist among the vicious.
The best antiques are old friends.
Always cherish those relationships
A true friend indeed you are, someone I can always trust.
Julie Hebert, A True Friend Poem
The best relationship is true friendship
"A great friend gives expecting nothing in return."
This quote reflects a key to success in friendship.
Make new friends, but keep the old; those are silver, these are gold.
Hope as you may for the dearest of friends is not given to you unless you at first are that dear friend to someone else.
Byron R. Pulsifer
Friendship is held to be the severest test of character.
Friends should be like books, easy to find when you need them, but seldom used.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A famous Emerson quote that holds much truth. Never use a friend, it can destroy a relationship.
Share laughter and tears
but with one who is dear!
May the hinges of our friendship never grow rusty.
Friendship is not threatened by honest criticism. It is strengthened.
What type of relationship do you have if you can't be truthful?
"A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down."
Support and encouragement we give when things are challenging.
May good and faithful friends be yours, wherever you may roam.
Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
A friend's smile
never goes out of style
True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable.
The intimacy and closeness among people can be felt even when there is no verbal communication.
Sharing what is real about you is the key to building real relationships with others.
Michelle Tillis Lederman, The Connector’s Advantage
"Old friends, like old wines, don't lose their flavor."
Inspirational And Uplifting
Be motivated and inspire others by these inspirational
and uplifting quotations. Quotations expressing heartfelt affection
that shows the comfort and relationship between companions.
"Close friends become family and family is the true center of the universe."
So, another year passes, another year older
Be happy, be joyful, don't let your heart get colder
Catherine Pulsifer, Birthday Wishes
Birthday Poems For A Friend
Friends like you are far and few -
I always can count on you.
So when I think of you -
I am thankful for all you do.
Kate Summers, Every Time I Think Of You
To be a friend a man should close his eyes to the faults of others and open them to his own.
Wilfred Peterson, You My Friend
Message For Best Friend
Friends we have been through these years
We shared good times and our fears
Catherine Pulsifer, Congrats My Friend
It's doing your job the best you can
And being just to your fellow man;
It's making money - but holding friends
Berton Braley, The Recipe
Never let money override your relationships
This understated, overrated, the friendship we have found,
Is nothing more than two compadre's standing in the crowd.
Julie Hebert, My One True Friend
The camaraderie between people develops relationships
Bernard Meltzer said it well:
"A true friend is someone who thinks that
you are a good egg even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked."
A friend to chide me when I'm wrong my inmost soul to see;
And that my friendship proves as strong for him as his for me.
John Quincy Adams, Faithful Friend
I know we will be forever friends,
Can't imagine a time when our friendship would suspend.
Julie Hebert, For You My Best Friend
My Best Friend
"I think there is a thread that runs through each friendship
and keeps it going no words necessary. Each knows what the
other knows about him through good times and bad."
A bond and an affinity develops friendships
My prayers shall first be upward sent
For those dear friends of mine who lent
Douglas Malloch, Encouragement
The key to friendship with God is not changing what you do,
but changing your attitude
toward what you do.
A relationship with God changes not only your life, but the life of those around you
The moral is, don't be too frank, it gits you nuthin' at the bank,
Just keep your thoughts beneath your hood, I'm tellin' you for your own good.
Frankness Between Friends
Life brings us many a pleasure
But you my friend are truly a treasure!
Growing up you were such a pain....And now the years have passed so fast
Our friendship is strong and will always last.
Samatha Lynch, We Grew Up
Sisters and brothers often develop strong friendships later in life.
"Did I choose you? Did you choose me? And what difference does it make?
All that really matters, friend, is that we choose together."
As gold more splendid from fire appears;
thus friendship brightens by the length of years.
Light your fire and never fear,
Life was made for love and cheer.
Inscriptions For A Friend's House
"Being a friend can help relieve others stress,
and, your friends can help relieve your stress!"
A friendship is what I was looking for, and a friendship is what I found.
Our interests the same, we love the same games, finding ourselves on common ground.
Julie Hebert, For You My Best Friend
So doff the sable weeds you wear and whistle something gay
The friend you've lost through frankness would have failed you anyway.
Strickland Gillilan, Put To The Test
You are a true example of the Proverb: "A good companion shortens the longest road." You have
shortened many a long road for me. Thank you!
Life can be difficult but friends provide the shortcut to happiness
Think of me as one who will ever befriend,
And the warm hand of friendship ever will lend.
Lillian E. Curtis, Think Of Me
Friends are one of the treasures in life and I just want you to know
that I treasure your friendship!
The smile of friendship crowns the day,
And hearts are young though heads be grey : —
Friends never part!
To My Friend
We don't realize how important we are at times.
As famous words state:
"To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world."
"Friendship is, strictly speaking, reciprocal benevolence,
which inclines each party to be solicitous for the welfare of the
other as for his own. This equality of affection is created and preserved
by a similarity of disposition and manners."
Thou wert ever good and kind —
Therefore have I called thee Friend
Arthur Fuller Franklin
Spirit Of Friendship
Be a friend. The pay is bigger (Though not written by a figure)
Than is earned by people clever in what's merely self-endeavor.
Edgar A. Guest, Be A Friend
For dogs are very special friends and wondrous in their ways,
They bring a joy, a healing power that shines out far and wide
John McLeod, The Ever Patient Faithful Friend
Affirm and correct a child while he is young, and your relationship with him will grow into a healthy respectful friendship later in life.
Den Trumbull, Loving by Leading
As you raise your children, especially during the teen years, you may never imagine a friendship would develop, but it does!
Life is always sweeter
With a friend by your side
Life's journey's have more meaning with the companionship of people that you enjoy.
Victoria L. Adenson
Though the journey of life we meet many people but the closeness of friends gives life more meaning
Planning a successful vacation with friends can be an enjoyable wonderful bonding experience.
Deanna Williams, Planning a Vacation with Friends
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